Dr. Xinwu Qian is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alabama. Dr. Qian focuses on interdisciplinary research topics covering transportation engineering, operation research, and computer science. His research spans methodological and applied pursuits, with a primary objective of fostering efficient and equitable transportation systems that offer enduring community benefits. His current areas of specialization encompass transportation electrification, public transportation, and shared mobility, emphasizing the coupling between transportation infrastructure systems and the transportation network and mobility dynamics, and their compound impacts on the broader human systems and the community. His research is primarily funded by USDOT, NSF, and USDOE. He is an Early-Career editorial advisory board member of Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, as well as an editorial board member for the journal Data Science for Transportation. He received his B.S. from Tongji University in 2012 and obtained his M.S.E. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 2014 and 2018, respectively.