Dr. Chaoru Lu is currently an Associate Professor of smart mobility at the Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology. His research work mainly lies in intelligent transport system, traffic flow theory, autonomous vehicle, and transport electrification.
Ph.D. Iowa State University,2017
MS Texas A and M University-Kingsville, 2014
BS Hunan University of Science and Technology, China , 2011
intelligent transport system, traffic flow theory, autonomous vehicle, and transport electrification
Fields of study
Publications and research
Wang, Yongxing; Liao, Feixiong; Lu, Chaoru (2022). Integrated optimization of charger deployment and fleet scheduling for battery electric buses. 18 p. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment . Vol. 109.
Niu, Xiao-Jing; Zhao, Xiao-Mei; Xie, Dong-Fan; Liu, Feng; Bi, Jun; Lu, Chaoru (2022). Impact of large-scale activities on macroscopic fundamental diagram: Field data analysis and modeling. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice . Vol. 161.
Lu, Chaoru; Xie, Dong-Fan; Zhao, Xiao-Mei; Qu, Xiaobo (2022). The role of alternative fuel buses in the transition period of public transport electrification in Europe: a lifecycle perspective. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation .
Namazi, Elnaz; Mester, Rudolf; Lu, Chaoru; Li, Jingyue
Geolocation estimation of target vehicles using image processing and geometric computation.
Sai, Qiuyue; Bi, Jun; Wang, Yongxing; Zhi, Ru; Lu, Chaoru (2022). Pick-Up Time Analysis and Prediction for Carsharing Users Based on Decision Tree. SAE International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Energy, Environment, & Policy . Vol. 3.
Li, Chao; Zhao, Xiao-Mei; Xie, Dong-Fan; He, Zhengbing; Lu, Chaoru (2022). Exploring the impact mechanism of communicating information on the perturbation propagation. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science .
Namazi, Elnaz; Mester, Rudolf; Lu, Chaoru; Log, Markus Metallinos; Li, Jingyue (2022). Improving Vehicle Localization with Two Low-Cost GPS Receivers. Ahmed, Mohamed Ben; Boudhir, Anouar Abdelhakim; Karaș, Ismail Rakıp; Jain, Vipul; Mellouli, Sehl (Ed.). Innovations in Smart Cities Applications Volume 5 - The Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Smart City Applications (SCA 2021). Innovations in Smart Cities Applications. p. 177-186. Springer.