Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Park, K., Chang, Y.T., Zou, B. Emission control in a multi-port environment. Under review.
  2. Noruzoliaee, M., Zou, B. A practical facility-specific approach to airport pavement management with joint stochastic duration modeling and network optimization. Under review.
  3. Zou, B., Rockne, K., Vitousek, S., Noruzoliaee, M. Ecosystem and transportation infrastructure resilience to climate change in the Great Lakes. Under review.
  4. Talebian, A., Zou, B., Hansen, M. Assessing the impacts of state-supported rail services on local population and employment: a California case study. Under revision.
  5. Talebian, A., Zou, B., Peivandi, A. Capacity allocation in vertically integrated rail systems: a bargaining approach. Under revision.
  6. Nazari, F., Noruzoliaee, M., Zou, B., Mohammadian, A., 2017. Optimal facility-specific inspection and maintenance decisions under measurement uncertainty: a unifying framework. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, in press. [downloadable]
  7. Kafle, N., Zou, B., Lin, J., 2017. Design and modeling of a crowdsource-enabled system for urban parcel relay and delivery. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 99, 62-82. [link] [downloadable]
  8. Kafle, N., Zou, B., 2016. Modeling flight delay propagation: a new analytical-econometric approach. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 93, 520-542. [link] [downloadable]
  9. Pagano, A., Zou, B., Sanchez, O., Noruzoliaee, M., 2016. The demand and supply of trans-oceanic sea routes: the case of east Asia-US east coast container trade. International Journal of Decision Science, Risk and Management 6 (3), 205-224. [link] [downloadable]
  10. Chang, Y.T., Park, K., Zou, B., Kafle, N., 2016. Passenger facility charge vs. airport improvement program funds: a dynamic network DEA analysis for U.S. airport financing. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 88, 76-93. [link] [downloadable]
  11. Talebian, A., Zou, B., 2016. A Multi-stage approach to air-rail competition: focus on rail agency objective, trains technology and station access. Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management 6 (1), 48-66. [link] [downloadable]
  12. Zou, B., Buxi, G., Hansen, M., 2016. Optimal 4-D aircraft trajectories in a contrail-sensitive environment. Networks and Spatial Economics 16 (1), 415-466. [link] [downloadable]
  13. Talebian, A., Zou, B., 2015. Integrated modeling of high performance passenger and freight train planning on shared-use corridors in the US. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 82, 114-140. [link] [downloadable]
  14. Zou, B., Kafle, N., Wolfson, O., Lin, J., 2015. A mechanism design based approach to solving parking slot assignment in the information era. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 81, 631-653. [link] [downloadable]
  15. Zou, B., Kafle, N., Chang, Y.T., Park, K., 2015. Airport financial reform and its implications for airport efficiency: an exploratory investigation. Journal of Air Transport Management 47, 66-78. [link] [downloadable]
  16. Noruzoliaee, M., Zou, B., Zhang, A., 2015. Airport privatization in a multi-airport region: focus on pricing and capacity. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 77, 45-60. [link] [downloadable]
  17. Soler, M., Zou, B., Hansen, M., 2014. Contrail sensitive 4D trajectory planning with flight level allocation using multiphase mixed-integer optimal control. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 48, 172-194. [link] [downloadable]
  18. Zou, B., Hansen, M., 2014. Flight delay impact on airfare and flight frequency: a comprehensive assessment. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 69, 54-74. [link] [downloadable]
  19. Zou, B., Elke, M., Hansen, M., Kafle, N., 2014. Evaluating air carrier fuel efficiency in the U.S. airline industry. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 59, 306-330. [link] [downloadable]
  20. Liu, Y., Hansen, M., Zou, B., 2013. Aircraft gauge differences between the US and Europe and the operational implications. Journal of Air Transport Management, 29 (1), 1-10. [link] [downloadable]
  21. Swaroop, P., Zou, B., Ball, M., Hansen, M., 2012. M. Do more U.S. airports need slot controls? A welfare based approach to determine slot levels. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 46 (9), 1239-1259. [link] [downloadable]
  22. Zou, B., Madanat, S., 2012. Incorporating delay effect into airport runway pavement management systems. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 18 (3), 183-193. [link] [downloadable]
  23. Zou, B., Hansen, M., 2012. Flight delays, capacity investment and social welfare under air transport supply-demand equilibrium. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 46 (6), 965-980. [link] [downloadable]
  24. Zou, B., Hansen, M., 2012. Impact of operational performance on air carrier cost structure: evidence from US airlines. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 48 (6), 1032-1048. [link] [downloadable]

 

Book Chapters

  1. Zou, B., Kwan, I., Hansen, M., Rutherford, D., Kafle, N., 2016. Airline fuel efficiency: assessment methodologies and applications in the U.S. domestic airline industry. In Bitzan, J., Peoples, J. and Wilson, W. (eds.), Advances in Airline Economics. Emerald Group Publishing. [link] [downloadable]
  2. Hansen, M., Zou, B., 2013. Airport operational performance and its impact on airline cost. In: Odoni, A. and Zografos, K. (eds.), Modeling and Managing Airport Performance: Theory and Practice. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [link] [downloadable]
  3. Ball, M., Hansen, M., Swaroop, P., Zou, B., 2013. Design and justification for market-based approaches to airport congestion management. In: Odoni, A. and Zografos, K. (eds.), Modeling and Managing Airport Performance: Theory and Practice. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [link] [downloadable]

 

Working Papers

  1. Transportation network equilibrium for multimodal intercity travel: a new equilibrium problem with equilibrium constraints framework, with Noruzoliaee, M., Du, L.
  2. Mechanism design for crowdsourced last-mile delivery, with Kafle, N.
  3. Crowdshipping as an emerging option for city logistics: a review of recent research and practice, with Cezarini, M., Kafle, N.

 

Selected Conference Papers

  1. Chandler, D., Zou, B., Bernstein, S., Benedict, A., Shankar, P., 2016. Metrics for cargo-oriented development: measuring the dynamic interaction of community economic development & freight system efficiency. Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. [downloadable]
  2. Zou, B. , Smirti, M., Hansen, M., 2009. Reducing freight greenhouse gas emissions in the California corridor: the potential of Short Sea Shipping. Proceedings of the 88th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. [downloadable]
  3. Zou, B., Lu, H., Liu, Q., 2008. Towards a hub-and-spoke network: a study on the Chinese mainland hub airport planning. In: Liu, R., Lu, J. et al. (eds.), Plan, Build, and Manage Transportation Infrastructure in China: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professional, American Society of Civil Engineers. [downloadable]
  4. Zou, B., Lu, H., Liu, Q., Zhou Z., 2007. A coordination model for seaports performance and its application to the Beibu Bay Area. Proceedings of 2007 International Conference on Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers. [downloadable]
  5. Liu, Q., Lu, H., Zou, B., Wang, Y., 2007. Regional integrated transportation network layout planning. Proceedings of 2007 International Conference on Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers. [downloadable]

 

Technical Reports

  1. Sriraj, P.S., Zou, B., Schlickman, S., Weisbrod, G., 2017. High speed and intercity passenger rail public benefits methodology. Report prepared for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
  2. Zou, B., 2017. Changing consumer online shopping behavior to promote sustainable urban delivery. Report prepared for the World Bank.
  3. Talebian, A., Zou, B., 2016. Future impact of rail on California economy. Report prepared for the California Department of Transportation.
  4. Talebian, A., Zou, B., Hansen, M., Seeherman, J., 2016. Assessing the impacts of state-supported rail services on local population and employment within California. Report prepared for the California Department of Transportation.
  5. Zou, B., Noruzoliaee, H., 2016. Protecting the airfield assets at O’Hare International Airport (Phase 2): Developing a decision support tool for runway maintenance and rehabilitation planning. Report prepared for the Chicago Department of Aviation.
  6. Zou, B., Talebian, A., 2015. Optimal rail service planning in a passenger-freight shared corridor. Report prepared for the Illinois Department of Transportation Metropolitan Transportation Support Initiative (METSI) Program.
  7. Noruzoliaee, H., Zou, B., 2014. Protecting the airfield assets at O’Hare International Airport (Phase 1): capability enhancement for predicting future runway pavement performance. Report prepared for the Chicago Department of Aviation.
  8. Zou, B., Elke, M., Hansen, M., 2012. Evaluating air carrier fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions in the U.S. airline industry. Report prepared for the International Council on Clean Transportation. [downloadable] Selected media coverage:
  9. Ball, M., Barnhart, C., Dresner, M., Hansen, M. Neels, K., Odoni, A., Peterson, E., Sherry, L., Trani, A., Zou, B., 2010. Total delay impact study: a comprehensive assessment of the costs and impacts of flight delay in the United States. Report Prepared for the US Federal Aviation Administration. [downloadable] Selected media coverage:
  10. Hansen, M., Smirti, M., Zou, B., 2008. A comparative evaluation of greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies for the maritime shipping and aviation sectors. Report prepared for the University of California Transportation Center. [downloadable]
  11. Hansen, M., Liu, Y., Kwan, E., Zou, B. , 2010. U.S./Europe comparison of operational performance: a comparison of US and European airline schedules: size, strength and speed. Report Prepared for the US Federal Aviation Administration.
  12. China Institute of Development Planning, 2007. Regional planning of the Guangxi Beibu Gulf Economic Zone (Zou, B. was in charge of port system planning in the report). Report prepared for the Planning and Management Commission of the Beibu Gulf Economic Zone (in Chinese).
  13. Zou, B., 2006. Water tourism transportation planning for the City of Jining (in Shandong Province, China). Sub-task report as part of the Integrated Urban Transportation Planning prepared for the Jining Planning Bureau (in Chinese).