Dissertation Grant

Advanced Energy and Emission Modeling for Electric Vehicles

  • Principal Investigator Xiaodan Xu
  • Georgia Institute of Technology

Electric vehicles (EVs), including hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle (PHEV), battery electric vehicles (BEV) and fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV), have been develope

Project Status
Complete

Alternative Vehicle Supply and Demand, and the Effects of Government Policy

  • Principal Investigator Yuan Chen
  • University of California, Davis
This dissertation presents an econometric model to measure supply and demand within the Chinese vehicle market. The model will be significant for industry, particularly car manufacturers interested in better targeting cars, including alternative vehicles, for the Chinese market.
Project Status
Complete

Building Stocks of Experience: How Beliefs About How You Can, Ought, and Like To Travel Influence Youths’ Current and Future Travel Behavior

  • Principal Investigator Calvin Thigpen
  • University of California, Davis
This dissertation studies how individual experiences and skills can inform one's attitudes and adoption of different travel modes. Specifically, the researcher focuses on how childhood bicycling experiences and teenage driver's license delays impact adult travel behavior.
Project Status
Complete