Associate Transportation ResearcherMobility Analysis
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
1111 RELLIS Parkway
Bryan, TX 77807-3135
(979) 317-2491 x42491
- Ph.D., Geography, Texas A&M University, 2019
- M.S., Geospatial Survey Engineering, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 2015
- B.S., Geographic Information Systems, Jiangxi Normal University, 2014
Xiao Li is an associate transportation researcher at Texas A&M Transportation Institute. He is also an affiliated Kinder Scholar in The Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University. Dr. Li graduated from Texas A&M University in 2019 with his Ph.D. degree in Geography. His research lies at the intersection of Geographic Information Science (GIS), Spatial Data Science, and Geospatial Engineering.
Dr. Li has a diverse and interdisciplinary background in GIS for transportation research. Dr. Li has led and participated in multiple projects sponsored by NCHRP, USDOT, FHWA Safety, TxDOT University Transportation Centers (UTC). His research interests include geospatial machine learning in crash analysis, segregation and social mobility analysis, transportation-related health outcomes and equity assessment, crowdsourced Geo-data in transportation research (connected vehicles, smartphone, social media), imagery analysis for transportation facilities detection, and individualized traffic safety estimation through mobile data mining.
Dr. Li has published over 20 original research articles and technical reports. He is a young committee member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) standing committee on Geographic Information Science. He is also actively involved in multiple professional organizations such as the American Association of Geographers (AAG), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE).