Transportation research at the University of Minnesota covers the spectrum from basic to applied research, drawing on the many transportation-related disciplines within the University. The Center actively supports the formation of multidisciplinary research teams.

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Post-Doctoral Associate
Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering

Xinlian Lu's research includes transportation network modelling and travel behavior modeling with an emphasis on the impacts of emerging technologies and network disruption. Her work focuses on optimization algorithms for vehicle routing, experimental studies of travel choice behavior, real-time transit network control, and the future role and operation of connected and automated vehicles.