Research Group Updates
The final report of our ACRP Synthesis 131: State of Airport Loyalty Programs has been officially published.
Dr. Gao attends the 2024 ISTAT EMEA Conference in London, UK.
Dr. Gao visits Cranfield University, UK.
Dr. Gao visits Technological University Dublin at Ireland.
Three papers submitted by our group are accepted by 2024 TRBAM! See you in DC in January, 2024.
Dr Gao and Sen Wang attend the 2023 UAA Collegiate aviation conference & Expo in St. Petersburg, FL.
Dr Gao is elected as the Educator Trustee of the University Aviation Association. His role will formally begin in January, 2024.
Shengyang's paper is now available on TRR
Wu, S., & Gao, Y. (2023). Machine Learning Approach to Analyze the Sentiment of Airline Passengers’ Tweets. Transportation Research Record. https://doi.org/10.1177/03611981231172948
Dr. Gao attends the 2023 Global Polytechnic Summit at St. George, UT and presents Fly Net Zero by 2050: Does the airline industry forget the trips from home to airports?
Dr. Yi Gao and Sen Wang attended the 11th National Aviation System Planning Symposium in Irvine, CA and delivered two presentations.
Dr. Gao's presentation: Mapping Airport Catchment Areas: A Multidimensional Approach
Sen's poster: How Does Mobile Location of Airport Passengers Tell and Predict Airport Catchment Areas: A Case Study of the New York Metropolitan Multi Airport Region
Jiayu Liu won the Ross Fellowship, a prestigious recruitment fellowship, for her incoming doctoral study!
Zhi Dou is the recipient of 2023 Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Scholarship Award, offered by the International Society of Transport Air Trading (ISTAT) Foundation
Dr. Yi Gao attended 2023 ISTAT Americas Conference.
Sen Wang won the scholarship to attend the 11th National Aviation System Planning Symposium!
The group attended 2023 Transportation Research Board 102nd Annual Meeting (TRBAM 2023).
Sen Wang presented his poster, titled "Airport Ground Access Choice Between Transportation Network Companies and Parking: A Case Study of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport", in RBAM 2023.
Shengyang Wu presented his poster, titled "Happy or grumpy? A Machine Learning Approach to Analyze the Sentiment of Airline Passengers' Tweets", in RBAM 2023.
Sen Wang' poster, titled "The Use of mobility data in estimating airport catchment areas: A case study of a multiple airport region in Texas", was awarded Best Poster for Map Use / Information Graphics on the 2022 Applied Geography Conference (AGX).
Dr. Yi Gao presented "Development and Evaluation of an Online Fatigue Training Course for Collegiate Aviation Pilots", a collaborated study with Julius Keller, Flavio Mendonca, Tyler Spence, and Paul Asunda, on the National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) 2022.
Dr. Yi Gao was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on the recent announcement of Delta Air Lines' latest changes to its frequent flyer program.
Dr. Yi Gao receives the University Aviation Association's President's Award of 2022.
Dr. Yi Gao delivers a workshop on research data visualization at the 2022 Collegiate aviation conference & Expo in Colorado Springs, CO.
Sen Wang's paper "Airport Ground Access Choice Between Transportation Network Companies and Parking: A Case Study of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport" has been accepted for presentation at the 2023 TRB Annual Meeting.
Shengyang Wu's paper "Happy or grumpy? A Machine Learning Approach to Analyze the Sentiment of Airline Passengers' Tweets" has been accepted for presentation at the 2023 TRB Annual Meeting.
Dr. Yi Gao receives the 2022 Purdue Teaching Leadership Award.
Dr. Yi Gao attends the 2022 Future Travel Experience Global Conference.
Jiayu presents her latest study about airline logos in the 25th ATRS World Conference.
The group welcomes two new members: Zhi Dou & Tolulope Oluwumi né Fulani
Sen Wang won the 2022-2023 ACRP Graduate Research Awards.
The group attends Loyalty Summit Americas 2022 at Chicago, IL