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Dr. Lei Xu
Assistant Professor

Dr. Lei Xu is the Assistant Professor at George Tech Shenzhen Institute, Tianjing University and the Adjunct Assistant Professor at The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech. Before joining GTSI, she was Research Scientist at Smart City, Transportation, Logistics Big Data Lab at Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Dr. Xu holds a B.E. degree in Transportation Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2015), and a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from National University of Singapore (2020). During 2015-2020, she was affiliated with the Future Resilient Systems (FRS) program at the Singapore-ETH Centre. Her research methodologies include Operations Research, Operations Management, Data-driven Decision Making. She has published papers on peer-reviewed journals including Transportation Science, Transportation Research Part C, Computers & Operations Research, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, etc. Currently she is actively working on Humanitarian Logistics, Nonprofit Organizations with goals to boost socially responsible operations. She and her students are involved in the "Digital Red Cross Construction"  to promote smart nonprofits and improve nonprofits' efficiency. 



ISyE6650 Probabilistic Models

ISyE6413 Design and Analysis of Experiments

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, National University of Singapore, 2020
  • B.Eng., Transportation Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2015
Research Interests
  • Sustainable Operations Management
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Resilience of Transportation Networks
Distinctions & Awards
  • Shenzhen Overseas High-Caliber Personnel (Level C), 2021
  • Shenlong High-level Talent (Level C), 2021
  • Outstanding Graduate, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2015
Publications & Patent

Selected publications (* corresponding author)

  • Chunling Luo, Lei Xu* (2023). Online-to-Offline on the Railway: Optimization of On-demand Meal Ordering on High-Speed Railway. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. To appear.
  • Chunling Luo, Lei Xu* (2021). Railway disruption management: designing bus bridging services under uncertainty. Computers & Operations Research, 131, 105284.
  • Lei Xu, Tsan Sheng Ng* (2020). A robust mixed-integer linear programming model for mitigating rail transit disruptions under uncertainty. Transportation Science, 54(5), 1388-1407. 
  • Lei Xu, Tsan Sheng Ng*, Alberto Costa. (2021) Optimizing disruption tolerance for rail transit networks under uncertainty. Transportation Science, 55(5), 1206-1225.
  • Junqing Tang, Lei Xu*, Chunling Luo, Tsan Sheng Ng (2021). Assessing multi-disruption resilience in rail transit systems with optimized flows. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 214, 107715.