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Joseph Chow

Associated Faculty joseph.chow@nyu.edu

Joseph Chow is an Associated Faculty member at CUSP.  He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Urban Engineering and Center for Urban ITS at NYU, and heads its Behavioral Urban Informatics, Logistics, and Transport (BUILT) Lab. His research expertise lies in transportation systems, with emphasis on multimodal networks, behavioral urban logistics, smart cities, and transport economics. He is the Vice Chair of the Urban Transportation SIG at INFORMS Transportation Science & Logistics Society. Prior to NYU, Dr. Chow was the Canada Research Chair in Transportation Systems Engineering at Ryerson University, where he secured more than $1M in grant funding. From 2010 to 2012, he was a Lecturer at University of Southern California and a Postdoctoral Scholar at UC Irvine, where he led the development of a $1.4M statewide freight forecast model for Caltrans. He has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from UC Irvine (‘10), and an M.Eng. (‘01) and B.S. (‘00) in Civil Engineering from Cornell University with a minor in Applied Math. Dr. Chow is a former Eisenhower and Eno Fellow and a licensed PE in NY.


Sayarshad, H.R., Chow, J.Y.J., 2015. A scalable non-myopic dynamic dial-a-ride and pricing problem, Transportation Research Part B, Special Issue on Urban Service Networks 81(2), 539-554.

Chow, J.Y.J., Djavadian, S., 2015. Activity-based market equilibrium for capacitated multimodal transport systems, Transportation Research Part C, Special Issue from ISTTT 21, 59, 2-18.

Liu, X., Yan, W.Y., Chow, J.Y.J., 2015. Time-geographic relationships between vector fields of activity patterns and transport systems, Journal of Transport Geography 42, 22-33.

Chow, J.Y.J., 2014. Policy analysis of third party electronic coupons for public transit fares. Transportation Research Part A 66, 238-250.

Chow, J.Y.J., Sayarshad, H.R., 2014. Symbiotic network design strategies in the presence of coexisting transportation networks. Transportation Research Part B 62, 13-34.