Xiaodong Qian

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program
  • Transportation equity
  • Emerging mobilities (e.g., shared micro-mobility and connected and autonomous vehicles)
  • Traffic associated safety and health
  • Spatial analysis
  • GIS in urban planning


Dr. Qian is currently a postdoc in the 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis. He received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. His Ph.D. degree in Transportation Engineering is from UC Davis.

He has strong theoretical foundations and practical experience in transportation engineering. His research interests are in the areas of transportation equity, emerging mobilities (e.g., shared micro-mobility and CAVs), transportation safety and health, and GIS in urban planning. He has scientific and technical publications in several journals, e.g., Journal of Transport Geography, Journal of Transportation Research Part A, Journal of Transportation Research Part D, and Journal of Transport and Health. Dr. Qian has also served the academic community by acting as a reviewer for top tier peer-reviewed journals, e.g., Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Transport and Health, and Journal of Transport Geography.

For more information, please visit his website: https://www.xiaodongqian.com.

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