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Chen

Xueming (Jimmy) Chen

Associate professor and assistant program, chair - Urban and Regional Studies and Planning program

Raleigh Building, Room 3009A Phone: (804) 828-1254 Email: xchen2@vcu.edu

Expertise

  • Transportation planning
  • Transportation modeling
  • Geographic information system

 

Education

B.S., Urban and Regional Planning, Nanjing University, China, 1982
M.S., Urban and Regional Planning, Nanjing University, China, 1985
Ph.D., Urban and Regional Planning, University of Southern California,1991

Teaching

Transportation policy and planning, travel demand forecasting models, GIS applications, human geography.

Research interests

Transportation policy and planning, travel demand forecasting models, GIS applications, international urban planning.

Accomplishments

Chen taught in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at California State University, Northridge from 1993 to 2007 and in the Department of Planning, Policy and Design at University of California, Irvine from 2006 to 2007. While at Northridge, he received the Outstanding Professor Award three times from the department and the Urban Studies and Planning Association of Students. In addition, he served as a committee member of the Transportation Research Board for the National Research Council from 2002 to 2006. He joined VCU as an associate professor in 2007 and received his tenure in 2011.

Selected publications

English

Li, Jie, Qichao Ban, Xueming (Jimmy) Chen, and Jiawei Yao. 2019. Glazing Sizing in Large Atrium Buildings: A Perspective of Balancing Daylight Quantity and Visual Comfort. Energies, 12, 701: 1-14.

Chen, Xueming (Jimmy). 2018. Review of the Transit Accessibility Concept: A Case Study of Richmond. Sustainability, 10 (12), 4857, 1-19.

Liu, Xianteng, Xueming Chen, and Jiangping Zhou. 2017. Jobs-housing’s Spatial Relationship and Commuting Efficiency: Excess Commuting’s Potential for Policy Evaluation. Urban Transport of China, 16 (2), 10-18.

Givoni, Moshe and Xueming Chen. 2017. Airline and Railway Disintegration in China: The Case of Shanghai Hongqiao Integrated Transport Hub. Transportation Letters: The International Journal of Transportation Research, 9 (4): 202-214.

Chen, Xueming and Lin Lin. 2016. Integration of Air and Rail Technologies at Shanghai Hongqiao Integrated Transportation Hub. Journal of Urban Technology, 23 (2): 23-46.

Chen, Xueming and Lin Lin. 2015. The node-place analysis on the “hubtropolis” urban form: the case of Shanghai Hongqiao air-rail hub. Habitat International, 49: 445-453.

Chen, Xueming. 2015. A Sustainability Analysis on the Wuhan-Guangzhou High-Speed Railway in China. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 9 (5): 348-363.

Fei, Di and Xueming Chen. 2015. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) paratransit cost issues and solutions for the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC). Case Studies on Transport Policy, 3: 402-414.

Chen, Xueming. 2014. Household/Zonal Socioeconomic Characteristic Characteristics and Tour Making: Case of Richmond/Tri-Cities Model Region in Virginia. Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis, 6 (1): 53-70.

Chinese

 

Chen, Bing, Ying Chang, Xiaojun Zhang, and Xueming Chen. 2018. An Applied Research on Research-led Teaching and Learning Modes (in Chinese). China Modern Education Equipment, 3, 40-43.

 

Chen, Bing, Ying Chang, Xiaojun Zhang, Xueming Chen. 2017. Research-led Teaching and Learning and the Practical Modes (in Chinese). China Modern Education Equipment,11,53-56.

 

Chen, Xueming and Suwei Feng. 2017. Review of the U.S. Aging Transportation Policies and Implications for China (in Chinese). Public Governance Review, 2:3-14.

 

Chen, Xueming. 2015. Public Transportation System and Planning Experience in New York (in Chinese). Journal of Urban Planning International, 30 (1): 84-88.