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
Public transport Transport Modelling Intelligent Transport Systems Zero Emission Transport Intelligent Transportation Systems
Publications and research
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
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)
Wang, Yongxing; Liao, Feixiong; Lu, Chaoru
Integrated optimization of charger deployment and fleet scheduling for battery electric buses.
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
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
Geolocation estimation of target vehicles using image processing and geometric computation.
He, Shanglu; Ding, Fan; Lu, Chaoru; Qi, Yong (2022). Impact of connected and autonomous vehicle dedicated lane on the freeway traffic efficiency. European Transport Research Review . Vol. 14.
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 .