Montana State University

Yiyi Wang

Yiyi Wang, Ph.D.


Contact

Department of Civil Engineering
Montana State University
Cobleigh Hall
(406) 994-6051
yiyi.wang@ce.montana.edu

Education

Ph.D. Civil Engineering University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
2013
M.S. Civil Engineering Beijing University of Technology
Beijing, China
2009
B.S. Civil Engineering Beijing University of Technology
Beijing, China
2006

Research Interests

  • Sustainable transportation planning
  • Traffic safety modeling
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Time-space travel behavior forecasting
  • Land use modeling
  • Spatial statistics & econometrics
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Regional science

Employment History

Assistant Professor, Montana State University, Bozeman; Aug. 2013 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Aug. 2009 - July 2013

Intern, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China; Sustainable Development Research Center, China’s Academy of Science; Jan. - Apr. 2009

Publications and Conference Proceedings

  1. Chen, D., Wang, Y., and Kockelman, K. (2013) Where Are the Electrical Vehicles? A Spatial Model for Vehicle-Choice Count Data. Paper under review for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.
  2. Xu, J., Kockelman, K., and Wang, Y. (2013) Modeling Crash and Fatality Counts along Mainlanes and Frontage Roads Across Texas: The Roles of Design, the Built Environment, and Weather. Paper under review for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, and for publication in Transportation Research Record.
  3. Wang, Y. and Kockelman, K. (2012) A Poisson-Lognormal Multivariate Conditional-Autoregressive Model for Spatial Analysis of Area-Level Pedestrian Crashes. Forthcoming in the Accident Analysis & Prevention.
  4. Wang, Y., Kockelman, K., & Damien, P. (2012) A Spatial Autoregressive Multinomial Probit Model for Anticipating Land Use Change in Austin, Texas. Proceedings of the 13th International Association Travel Behavior Research Conference, in Toronto (2012). Under 2nd-round review for publication in the Annals of Regional Science.
  5. Wang, Y., & Kockelman, K. (2012) A Univariate Spatial Count Model for Pedestrian Crashes across Neighborhoods. Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.
  6. Wang, Y., Kockelman, K., & Wang, X. (2011) The Impact of Weight Matrices on Parameter Estimation & Inference: A Case Study of Binary Response Using Land Use Data. Presented at the 58th North American Regional Science Association International (RSAI) Conference, Miami, Florida. Forthcoming in the Journal of Transportation & Land Use.
  7. Wang, Y., Kockelman, K., & Wang, X. (2011) Understanding Spatial Filtering for Analysis of Land Use Data Sets. Presented at the 58th North American Regional Science Association International (RSAI) Conference, Miami, Florida. Forthcoming in the Journal of Transport Geography.
  8. Wang, Y., Kockelman, K., & Wang, X. (2011) Anticipating Land Use Change Using Geographically Weighted Regression Models for Discrete Response. Transportation Research Record No. 2245: 111-123, & presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.
  9. Wang, Y., Sun, X., & Melcher, D. (2008) Statistical Cause Analysis & Potential Countermeasures for Commercial Motor Vehicle Collisions in China. Presented at the 1st International Symposium on Transportation & Development Innovative Best Practices, Beijing, China.
  10. Wang, Y., Rong, J., & Qiao, J. (2007) Quantification of Driver Stress & Its Influence Factors. Presented at the Workshop of International Cooperation on Theories & Concepts in Traffic Safety, Beijing, China.

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