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Chaoru Lu

Chaoru Lu


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

Research Areas
intelligent transport system, traffic flow theory, autonomous vehicle, and transport electrification

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Other information technology

Subject areas

Public transport   Transport Modelling   Intelligent Transport Systems   Zero Emission Transport   Intelligent Transportation Systems

Research projects

  • Net-Zero Future

    To enable a rapid global movement toward the built environmentʼs carbon footprint reduction, this project will initiate an international alliance to coordinate and perform research, educational, and outreach activities to realize net-zero built structures.

Scientific publications

Sai, Qiuyue; Bi, Jun; Zhao, Xiaomei; Guan, Wei; Lu, Chaoru (2023). Joint optimization of infrastructure deployment and fleet operations for an electric carsharing system by considering multi-type vehicles. Journal of Cleaner Production . Vol. 414.

Wu, Shan; Hadachi, Amnir; Lu, Chaoru; Vivet, Damien (2023). Transformer for multiple object tracking: Exploring locality to vision. Pattern Recognition Letters . Vol. 170.

Ma, Qinglu; Wang, Xinyu; Zhang, Shu; Lu, Chaoru (2023). Distributed Self-Organizing Control of CAVs Between Multiple Adjacent-Ramps. IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems (Print) . Vol. 24.

Yang, Anni; Liu, Chenhui; Yang, Di; Lu, Chaoru (2022). Electric vehicle adoption in a mature market: a case study of Norway. 10 p. Journal of Transport Geography . Vol. 106.

Wang, Yongxing; Lu, Chaoru; Bi, Jun; Sai, Qiuyue; Qu, Xiaobo (2022). Lifecycle Cost Optimization for Electric bus Systems with Different Charging Methods: Collaborative Optimization of Infrastructure Procurement and Fleet Scheduling. IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems (Print) . Vol. 24.

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; Li, Jingyue; Lu, Chaoru; Tang, Meng; Xiong, Ying (2022). Traffic Awareness Through Multiple Mobile Sensor Fusion. IEEE Sensors Journal . Vol. 22.

Namazi, Elnaz; Mester, Rudolf; Lu, Chaoru; Li, Jingyue (2022). Geolocation estimation of target vehicles using image processing and geometric computation. Neurocomputing . Vol. 499.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete