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Dr. Shou-Ren Hu
 
Position
Associate Professor
 
Telephone Number
886-6-2757575 ext. 53203
 
FAX
886-6-2753882
 
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Office
62419
Lab
Courses
H522100Traffic Service 
H535901Traffic Engineering 
H542300Traffic Flow Theory 
R552100State Estimation and Parameter Identification 
R555800Special Topics on Transportation Systems 
R560900Special Topics on Intelligent Transportation Systems 
R561200Transportation Engineering and Technology 
   
Education
  • Ph.D., School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1993.08~1996.12.
  • M.S., Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1989.09~1991.06.
  • B.A., Department of Transportation and Communication Management Science, National Cheng Kung University, 1985.10~1989.06.
Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Transportation and Communication Management Science, National Cheng Kung University, 2006.08~2009.07. 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Transportation Management, Tamkang University, 2000.08~2006.07.
  • Senior Transportation Planner, Institute of Transportation, Ministry of Transportation and Communications, 1997.04~2000.07.
  • Assistant Engineer, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation, 1991.07~1993.06.

Specialties
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Traffic Engineering and Control
  • Traffic Flow Theory
  • Transportation Safety
  • Travel Demand Forecasting
Honors
  1. Outstanding Paper Award of the Year, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering (CICHE), Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 109-122, paper title:“A Study on the Dynamic Estimation of Freeway Origin-Destination Demand Using Nonlinear Kalman Filtering Modeling,” 2006.
  2. Outstanding Paper Award of the Year, the 6th Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), paper title:“A Study on Emergency Evacuation and Rescue Network Reconstruction for Natural Disasters with Multi-class Users Travel Behavior Constraints,” 2005.
  3. Outstanding Paper Award of the Year, the 4th Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), paper title: “A Framework on the Estimation of the Economic Effects of Intelligent Transportation Systems,” 2001.
Publications List
Refereed Journal Papers:

  1. Hu, S.R., Li, C.S., Lee, C.K. "Model Crash Frequency at Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings Using Negative Binomial Regression," accepted for publication in the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (JCIE), July 17th, 2011; forthcoming in JCIE, Vol. 35, 2012 (SCI; NSC 95-2415-H-006-014-MY3)
  2. Hu, S.R., Li, C.S., Lee, C.K. "Assessing Casualty Risk of Railroad-Grade Crossing Crashes Using Zero-inflated Poisson Models," Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 137, Iss. 8, pp. 527-536, August 2011. (SCI; NSC 95-2415-H-006-014-MY3) 
  3. Liou, H.T. and Hu, S.R. "Inferring Network Origin-Destination Matrices Using Partial Link Traffic Flow Information," Journal of the Estern Asia Society for Transport Studies (EASTS), Vol. 8, pp. 466-481, 2010.
  4. Hu, S.R., Li, C.S., Lee, C.K. "Investigation of Key Factors for Accident Severity at Railroad Grade Crossings Using a Logit Model," Safety Science, Vol. 48, Iss. 2, pp. 186-194, February 2010. (SCI; NSC 95-2415-H-006-014-MY3)
  5. Hu, S.R., Peeta, S., Chu, C.H. "Identification of Vehicle Sensor Locations for Link-based Network Traffic Applications," Transportation Research Part B, Vol. 43, No. 8-9, pp. 873-894, August 2009. (SCI, SSCI; NSC 95-2221-E-006-506)
  6. Hu, S.R. and Wang, C.M. "Vehicle Detector Deployment Strategies for the Estimation of Network Origin-Destination Demands Using Link Traffic Counts," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2008, pp. 288-300. (EI, SCI; NSC 95-2221-E-006-506)
  7. Lee, C.K. and Hu, S.R., "Analysis of Accident Risk at Railroad Level Crossing," Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Vol. 7, January 2008, pp. 53-61. (NSC 95-2415-H-006-014-MY3)
  8. Hu, S.R., Wang, C.Y., Chu, C.P., and Lee, K.C., “Value of Traffic Information for Route Diversion Control Scheme under Traffic Incidents,” Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Vol. 6, 2005, pp. 2487-2501.
  9. Wang, C.Y. and Hu, S.R., “A Study on Emergency Evacuation and Rescue Network Reconstruction for Natural Disasters with Multi-class Users Travel Behavior Constraints,” Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Vol. 6, 2005, pp. 4269-4284. (awarded the “Outstanding Paper Award of the Year”)
  10. Hu, S.R. and Chu, C.P., “A Market Penetration Approach for the Estimation of Market Potentials of Freeway Electronic Toll Collection Systems,” Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Vol. 5, 2003, pp. 1936-1945.
  11. Chu, C.P. and Hu, S.R., “A Framework on the Estimation of the Economic Effects of Intelligent Transportation Systems,” Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Vol. 4, No. 6, 2001, pp. 89-101. (awarded the “Outstanding Paper Award of the Year”)
  12. Hu, S.R., Madanat, S.M., Krogmeier, J.V., and Peeta, S., “Estimation of Dynamic Assignment Matrices and OD Demands Using Adaptive Kalman Filtering,” ITS Journal, Vol. 6, 2001, pp. 281-300. (SCI)
  13. Madanat, S.M., Hu, S.R., and Krogmeier, J.V., “Dynamic Estimation and Prediction of Freeway OD Matrices with Route Switching Considerations and Time-varying Model Parameters,” Transportation Research Record (TRR) No. 1537, 1996, pp. 98-105. (EI, SCI)

Conferences and Proceedings:


  1. Hu, S.R. and Liou, H.T., "Estimation of Network Origin-Destination Demands Using Heterogenous Vehicle Sensors: An Optimal Deployment Policy," proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation Systems (2011 IEEE FISTS), June 29-July 1st, 2011, Vienna, Austria.
  2. Hu, S.R. and Liou, H.T., "Optimal Sensor Deployment for the Network O-D Demand Estimation Problem," proceedings of 2011 The 11th Asia-Pacific ITS Forum and Exhibition, June 8-10, 2011, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.
  3. Hu, S.R., Lai, Y.C., Jenq, P.C., and Lee, C.K., "Causality Analysis of Hazardous Situations at Railway Level Crossings," proceedings of the 11th Global Level Crossing Symposium, October 26-29, 2010, Tokyo, Japan.
  4. Wei, C.H., Chen, C.H., Hu, S.R., and Wen, C.L., "Driver Behavior under the Green Signal Countdown Information," proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, October 2010, Busan, Korea.
  5. Hu, S.R. and Lee, W.T., "Estimation of Household Private Vehicle Ownerships Using Count Data Statistical Models: A Case Study of Taoyuan County in Taiwan," proceedings of the 2010 ICTPA Annual Meeting and the 8th Asia Pacific Transportation Development Conference, May 28-30, 2010, Tainan City, Taiwan.
  6. Hu, S.R., Li, C.S., and Lee, C.K., "Modeling Traffic Collisions at Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings Using Negative Binomial Regression," proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 89th Annual Meeting, January 10-14, 2010, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 
  7. Chu, C.P., Wang, C.Y., and Hu, S.R., "Highway Congestion Pricing under Different Traffic Management Policies," proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 89th Annual Meeting, January 10-14, 2010, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  8. Liou, H.T. and Hu, S.R., "Inferring Network Origin-Destination Matrices Using Partial Link Traffic Flow Information," proceedings of the 8th Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Surabaya, Indonesia, November 16-19, 2009.
  9. Hu, S.R., Liou, H.T., and Peeta, S., "Estimation of Network Origin-Destination Matrices Using Partial Link Traffic Flow Information," The Institute For Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, October 11-14, 2009, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.
  10. Hu, S.R., Peeta, S., and Chu, C.H., “Determination of a Subset of Links for Sensor Installation to Infer Network Traffic Flow Information,” proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 88th Annual Meeting, January 11-15, 2009, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 
  11. Chu, C.P., Wang, Y.P., and Hu, S.R., “Scenario Analysis of Cost-Benefit Evaluation of Electronic Toll Collection System in Taiwan,” proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 88th Annual Meeting, January 11-15, 2009, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  12. Hu, S.R. and Huang, Y.J.,“Travelers' Route Choice Behaviors with Risk-taking Attitude under the Influence of Traffic Information in a Stochastic Network,” proceedings of the 2008 International Conference of Chinese Institute of Transportation, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, December 4-5, 2008.
  13. Hu, S.R. and Wu, K.H.,“Accident Risk Analysis and Applications of Railway Level Crossing,” proceedings of the 2008 International Conference of Chinese Institute of Transportation, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, December 4-5, 2008. 
  14. Chu, L.L., Lo, S.S., and Hu, S.R.,“Identifying Hazardous Spots in an Urban Road Network Using Hazard Evaluation Index and GIS Platform- An Example of Tainan City,” proceedings of the 2008 International Conference of Chinese Institute of Transportation, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, December 4-5, 2008. 
  15. Hu, S.R. and Peeta, S., "Inferring Link Flows Using Partial Flow Information: A Strategic Vehicle Sensor Deployment Approach," The Institute For Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, October 12-15, 2008, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
  16. Hu, S.R. and Wu, K.H., "Accident Risk Analysis and Model Applications of Railway Level Crossings," The 11th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, October 12-15, 2008, Beijing, China. (NSC 95-2415-H-006-014-MY3)
  17. Hu, S.R., Wang, C.Y., Shih, C.J., "Determination of Network Origin-Destination Demands Using Partial Link Traffic Count Information," the 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT'08), May 28 ~ 30, 2008, Athens, Greece.
  18. Hu, S.R. and Lee, C.K. "Analysis of Accident Risk at Railroad Grade Crossing," proceedings of the 87th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 13th ~17th, 2008, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. (NSC 95-2415-H-006-014-MY3)
  19. Hu, S.R., Wen, C.L., Shih, P.C., “Effect of Different On-ramp Layouts on the Capacity Levels of Urban Expressway Merge Area,” proceedings of the 2007 International Conference of Chinese Institute of Transportation, Taipei, Taiwan, December 4 ~ 5, 2007.
  20. Hu, S.R. and Wang, C.M. "Determination of Network Origin-Destination Demands Using Limited Link Traffic Counts," proceedings of the 14th World Congress on ITS, Beijing, China, October 9 ~ 13, 2007. (NSC 95-2221-E-006-506)
  21. Hu, S.R., "Effects of Motorcycle Parking Charging Schemes on Traveler's Mode Choice Behaviors in the City of Taipei," proceedings of the 14th World Congress on ITS, Beijing, China, October 9 ~ 13, 2007.
  22. Lee, C.K. and Hu, S.R., "Analysis of Accident Risk at Railroad Level Crossing," proceedings of the 7th Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Dalian, China, September 24 ~ 27, 2007. (NSC 95-2415-H-006-014-MY3)
  23. Hu, S.R., Lee, Y.W., “Evaluation of Vehicle Detector Locations for Arterial Travel Time Estimation,” proceedings of the 13th World Congress on ITS, London, U.K., October 8 ~ 12, 2006.(NSC 94-2211-E-032-015)
  24. Hu, S.R., Wang, C.M., “A Comparative Study on the Dynamic Estimation of Network Origin-Destination Demands,” proceedings of the 13th World Congress on ITS, London, U.K., October 8 ~ 12, 2006.(NSC 93-2211-E-032-013)
  25. Hu, S.R. and Wang, C.Y., “Decision of Route Diversion Point on Freeway Corridors under a Global Route Guidance System Framework,” proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2006. (EI, MOTC TANFB-Planning-12-012)
  26. Hu, S.R., Chen, J.M., “Effects of Pre-trip Traffic Information on Intercity Traveler's Mode Choice Behaviors,” proceedings of the 12th World Congress on ITS, San Francisco, U.S.A., November 6 ~ 10, 2005.(NSC 92-2416-H-032-005)
  27. Liu, S., Hu, S.R., and Shen, W.C., “Design Experiments of Detector Locations on Arterial Streets,” proceedings of the 12th World Congress on ITS, San Francisco, U.S.A., November 6 ~ 10, 2005.
  28. Hu, S.R., Jenq, J.Y., “A Study on Route Diversion Point and Diversion Flow Rate on Freeway and Expressway Corridors,” proceedings of the 11th World Congress on ITS, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, October 2004.
  29. Hu, S.R., Chen, C.B., “Dynamic Estimation of Origin-Destination Demand and Travel Time on Freeway Corridors Using Nonlinear Kalman Filtering Algorithm,” proceedings of the 11th World Congress on ITS, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, October 2004. (NSC 91-2211-E-032-020)
  30. Hu, S.R. and Chen, C.B., “Dynamic Estimation of Freeway Origin-Destination and Travel Time Using Extended Kalman Filtering Algorithm,” proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing, and Control, Taipei, Taiwan, March 2004. (EI, NSC 91-2211-E-032-020)
  31. Hu, S.R. and Wang, C.Y., “A Study on the Prediction of Traffic Bottlenecks and Route Guidance Strategies for Freeway Corridors,” proceedings of EASTS, Vol. 5, the Fifth Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Fukuoka, Japan, October 2003.
  32. Hu, S.R. and Chu, C.P., “A Study on the Education and Training Mechanism for Intelligent Transport Systems,” proceedings of EASTS, Vol. 5, the Fifth Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Fukuoka, Japan, October 2003.
  33. Hu, S.R. and Wang, C.Y., “An Operational Level Traffic Assignment Framework for Route Diversion Strategies on Freeway Corridors,” proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific ITS Forum and Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2003.
  34. Hu, S.R. and Huang, S.T., “A GIS-based Parking Guidance and Information System for Pre-trip Travel Planning Applications,” proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific ITS Forum and Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2003.
  35. Hu, S.R., Jou, Y.H., and Lin, S.R.,“A Study on the Cost and Benefit Evaluation of Freeway Electronic Toll Collection,” proceedings of the 9th World Congress on ITS, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., October 2002.
  36. Chu, C.P. and Hu, S.R., “Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction for the Development of Intelligent Transportation Systems: A General Equilibrium Viewpoint,” proceedings of the 11th ITS America Annual Meeting, Miami Florida, U.S.A., June 2001.
  37. Mao, C.K., Chang, T.H., Hu, S.R. "A Structural Process Toward a Sustainable Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Development," proceedings of the 2000 International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies (ICTTS 2000), Beijing, China, July 31-August 2, 2000.
  38. Hu, S.R., "The Development Status and Deployment Strategies for ITS in Taiwan," proceedings of the 3rd Asia Pacific ITS Forum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 1999.
  39. Hu, S.R., "The Development of the National ITS Comprehensive Plan in Taiwan," proceedings of the 1st Taiwan's ITS International Conference & Exhibition, Taipei Taiwan, May 1999.
  40. Hu, S.R., Madanat, S.M., and Krogmeier, J.V., “An Adaptive Kalman Filtering Algorithm for the Dynamic Estimation and Prediction of Freeway Origin-Destination Matrices,” proceedings of the 8th International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium on Transportation Systems, Chania, Greece, 1997.
  41. Hu, S. R., Madanat, S., and Krogmeier, J., “An Adaptive Kalman Filtering Algorithm for the Dynamic Estimation and Prediction of Freeway OD Matrices,”The Institute For Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, U.S.A., 1996.
  42. Hu, S.R., Madanat, S.M., and Krogmeier, J.V., “An Adaptive Kalman Filtering Algorithm for the Dynamic Estimation and Prediction of Freeway OD Matrices,” proceedings of the 4th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Transportation, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1996.
  43. Madanat, S.M., Krogmeier, J.V., and Hu, S.R., “An Enhanced Kalman Filtering Algorithm for Dynamic Freeway OD Matrix Estimation and Prediction,” proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT) Engineering, Capri, Italy, 1995.

Academic Theses:

  • Ph.D. dissertation (1996), "An adaptive Kalman Filtering Algorithm for the Dynamic Estimation and Prediction of Freeway Origin-Destination Matrices," School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
  • Master thesis (1991), "Platoon Dispersion Models in Mixed Traffic Conditions," Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Projects
  1. Hu, S.R., Investigation of Causes and Countermeasure Effects of Traffic Crashes at Highway-Railroad Grade Crossings Using Tree-based Regression Method, NSC awarded research project, Project No.: NSC 100-2221-E-006-219, August 2011~July 2012.
  2. Hu, S.R. and Lee, C.K., Traffic Monitoring and Evaluation of Advanced Traffic Management Systems for Safety Improvement at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings, NSC awarded research project, Project No.: NSC 99-2221-E-006-116, August 2010~July 2011.
  3. Hu, S.R. and Lee, C.K., Analysis of Driver's Behaviors at Railway Level Crossings and Safety Improvement Countermeasures, NSC awarded research project, Project No.: NSC 98-2221-E-006-154, August 2009~July 2010. 
  4. Peeta, S., Hu, S.R., Chu, C.H., and Liou, H.T., Network Origin-Destination Demand Estimation Using Limited Link Traffic Counts: Strategic Deployment of Vehicle Detectors through an Integrated Corridor Management Framework, Technical report, NEXTRANS Center, US DOT Region V University Transportation Research Center, Project No.: 018PY01, October 15, 2009.
International/National Conferences Attended
  1. Program Chair, The International Symposium on ITS Research 2011, June 11, 2011, GIS NTU Convention Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan. (Organized by ITS Center at The University of Tokyo and Advanced Public Transportation Research Center at National Taiwan University; co-organized by ITS Japan, ITS Taiwan, National Cheng Kung University, Editoral Board of the International Journal of ITS Research, Taiwan Telematics Industry Association; sponsored by National Science Council, Taiwan)
  2. Chair, Technical Program Committee, The 11th ITS Asia-Pacific Forum & Exhibition, June 8-10, 2011, Kaohsiung Hi-Lai Arena, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. (Organized by ITS Taiwan and ITS Japan)
  3. Delegate, The 11th Global Level Crossing Symposium, October 2010, Tokyo, Japan.
  4. Committee Member, Technical Program Committee (TPC) of the Transportation Track, 2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2010-Fall), September 6-9, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.
  5. Invited Delegate, FRA's Third Research Needs Workshop on Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Boston, MA, USA, July 14-16, 2009.
  6. Delegate, The 10th World Level Crossing Symposium, Safety and Trespass Prevention, UIC, Paris, France, June 24-27, 2008.
  7. Delegate, The 3rd SELCAT Workshop, Level Crossing Methodology, UIC, Paris, France, June 23, 2008.
  8. Program Chair, The Second National Conference and Paper Competition on Traffic Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, April 2007.
International Teaching and Research Exchange
  • International Collaboration Research Project, Research topic: Determination of Network Origin-Destination Matrices Using Partial Link Traffic Counts and Virtual Sensor Information in an Integrated Corridor Management Framework, The NEXTRANS Center, Purdue University and TCM, NCKU, Co-PI: Professor Srinivas Peeta, in progress.
  • Technical information exchange, Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), US DOT, Marriott Wardman Hotel, Washington, D.C., USA, January 13, 2010.
  • Technical information exchange and site visit, Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), US DOT, McLean, Virginia, USA, January 15, 2009.
  • Technical information exchange and presentation, Institute of Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, June 27, 2008.
  • International Collaboration Research Project, Research topic: Network Origin-Destination Demand Estimation Using Limited Link Traffic Counts: Strategic Deployment of Vehicle Detectors through an Integrated Corridor Management Framework, The NEXTRANS Center, Purdue University and TCM, NCKU, Co-PI: Professor Srinivas Peeta, Post-doc Researcher: Dr. Chun-Hsiao Chu, March 2008~February 2009.
Students
  • Mr. Han-Tsung Liou, doctoral graduate student (The 4th grade)
  • Mr. Jhy-Pyng Lin, doctoral graduate student (The 2nd grade)
  • Mr. Show-Shang Hwang, doctoral graduate student (The 1st grade)
  • Mr. Chao-Tang Liu, master graduate student (The 2nd grade)
  • Mr. I-Fan Wen, master graduate student (The 2nd grade), co-advised by Professor C.H. Wei
  • Mr. De-Chen Tsai, master graduate student (The 1st grade)
  • Mr. Shiang-Yaio Chuan, master graduate student (The 1st grade)
  • Ms. An-Chi Hsieh, master graduate student (The 1st grade)
  • Mr. Han-Tsung Liou, M.A., class of 2008 
  • Mr. Kai-Han Wu, M.A., class of 2008
  • Mr. Po-Chieh Shih, M.A., class of 2008, co-advised by Professor Y.H. Cheng
  • Mr. Yu-Ann Gu, M.A., class of 2008
  • Ms. Yu-Chen Hwang, M.A., class of 2008
  • Ms. Li-Ling Chu, M.A., class of 2009, co-advised by Professor C.H. Wei
  • Ms. Shu-Shiang Lo, M.A., class of 2009, co-advised by Professor C.H. Wei
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