Xiaobing Li , Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher Motorcycle Injury Prevention
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Dr. Xiaobing Li started working with the Motorcycle Injury Prevention program at CUTR in July 2021. He received his Ph.D. degree in transportation engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in May 2018. Prior to joining CUTR, he worked as an ITS traffic engineer summer intern at TDOT and postdoctoral research associate at Alabama Transportation Institute at UA. His research interest primarily focuses on big data analytics and simulations for traffic safety and operations. He has published more than 35 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings. He also serves as a review board member for well-reputed journals. He has successfully delivered multiple projects sponsored by different agencies, i.e., TDOT, GDOT, ALDOT and NSF.



· Active Transport Modes & Public Health

· Safety Performance functions analysis

· Spatiotemporal Analysis of Transportation Planning & Safety

· Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

· Freight Transportation & Simulation Modeling

· Big Data Analysis in Connected & Automated Vehicles

· Traffic Operations & Incident Management


Representative Experience

· Conducted Pedestrian (including children) safety analysis

· Conducted Bicyclist safety analysis

· Conducted motorcyclist safety analysis

· Conducted evaluation on EMS response to crashes- and health-based events

· Conducted pipeline incident severities across the state

· Conducted SPF evaluation on rural highways with two four lanes

· Conducted scenario analysis on different traffic diversion strategies upon congestion

· Conducted DUI risk driving behaviors involved in severe crashes

· Conducted ownership of alternative fuel vehicles among Americans



Ph.D., Transportation Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA 2018

M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 2015

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Jiangyan University, Wuxi, China, 2013

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Jiangyan University, Wuxi, China, 2010


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