Dr Xiaobo Qu joined CRIN in July 2016. Prior to his UTS appointment, he was a Senior Lecturer (Transport Engineering) in Griffith School of Engineering, Griffith University. Dr Qu obtained his PhD, Master's degree, Bechalor's degree from the National University of Singapore, Tsinghua University, and Jilin University, respectively.
Dr Qu's research is focused on practically improving transport safety, efficiency, equity, and sustainability through traffic flow and network modelling and optimisation. He has authored or co-authored over 40 journal articles published by leading interantional peer reviewed transportation journals such as Transportation Research Part A, Part B, Part C, Part E, Accident Analysis and Prevention, ASCE - Journal of Transportation Engineering, and Risk Analysis. He is a recipient of Ministry of Transport (Singapore) Minister's Innovation Award in 2009, President's Graduate Fellowship (Singapore) in 2010-2011, ASCE - Journal of Transportation Engineering Outstanding Reviewer Award in 2013, Griffith University Dean's Learning and Teaching Commendation in 2014, Griffith University Pro-Vice Chancellor Early Career Research Excellence Award in 2015, Griffith University Dean's Learning and Teaching Citation in 2015, and Griffith University Pro-Vice Chancellor Research Excellence Award (Group Category) in 2015.