Research interests include:
• Transportation Systems Analysis
• Transportation Economics, Planning and Policy
• Air Transportation
• Rail Transportation
• Sustainable Transportation
• Infrastructure Asset Management
• Port Management and Waterborne Shipping
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.
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.
Zou, B., Madanat, S., 2012. Incorporating Delay Effect into Airport Runway Pavement Management Systems. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 18 (3), 183-193.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zou, B., Elke, M., Hansen, M., 2013. Evaluating Air Carrier Fuel Efficiency in the U.S. Airline Industry.
Zou, B., Buxi, G., Hansen, M., 2013. Optimal 4-D Aircraft Trajectories in a Contrail-sensitive Environment.
Zou, B., Hansen, M., 2013. Flight Delay Impact on Airfare and Flight Frequency: A Comprehensive Assessment.d
Conference Proceedings (not included above)
Soler, M., Zou, B., Hansen, M., 2013. Contrail sensitive 4D trajectory planning with flight level allocation using multiphase mixed-integer optimal control. Proceedings of the 2013 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference: Guidance, Navigation, and Control Concepts in Air Traffic Control Systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Major Participant. Report Prepared for the US Federal Aviation Administration.
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.
Smirti, M., Zou, B., Hansen, M., 2008. A Comparative Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Strategies for the Maritime Shipping and Aviation Sectors. University of California Transportation Center.
China Institute of Development Planning, 2007. Regional Planning of the Guangxi Beibu Gulf Economic Zone. Main participant for port system planning. Report prepared for the Planning and Management Commission of the Beibu Gulf Economic Zone (in Chinese).