Zhibin Chen

Zhibin Chen
Assistant Professor of Engineering, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU

Zhibin Chen is an Assistant Professor of Engineering, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU. Prior to this appointment, he was a research fellow in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Chen’s research goal is to identify, develop, and implement emerging technologies to achieve a safer, more efficient, and environment-friendly transportation system. He was the recipient of the Stella Dafermos Best Paper Award and the Ryuichi Kitamura Paper Award at the 95th TRB Annual Meeting.


Select Publications

  • Zhong, R., Xu, R., Sumalee, A., Ou, S. and Chen, Z.*, 2020. Pricing Environmental Externality in Traffic Network Mixed with Fuel Vehicles and Electric Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2020.2987832

  • Chen, Z., Lin, X., Yin, Y., and Li, M., 2020. Path Controlling of Automated Vehicles for System Optimum on Transportation Networks with Heterogeneous Traffic Stream. Transportation Research Part C, 110, 312-329

  • Chen, Z., Yin, Y., and Song, Z., 2018. A Cost-Competitiveness Analysis of Charging Infrastructure for Electric Bus Operations. Transportation Research Part C, 93, 351-366

  • Chen, Z., Liu, W., and Yin, Y., 2017. Deployment of Stationary and Dynamic Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles along Traffic Corridors. Transportation Research Part C, 77, 185-206

  • Chen, Z., He, F., Yin, Y., and Du, Y., 2017. Optimal Design of Autonomous Vehicle Zones in Transportation Networks. Transportation Research Part B, 99, 44-61


  • PhD, Transportation Engineering
    University of Florida

Research Interests

  • Transportation Network Modeling and Optimization
  • Transportation Economics
  • Intelligent Transportation System
  • Emerging Vehicle Technologies

Courses Taught

  • Emerging Technologies for Smart Cities
  • Introduction to Optimization and Mathematical Programming