Dr. Qianwen Guo is an Assistant Professor of Transportation Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Florida International University. Dr. Guo has broad research interests in transportation systems optimization problems, especially in public transit, ridesharing, phased development of civil infrastructure systems, as well as transportation economics. She has published more than ten papers on a wide range of research topics as the first author or corresponding author in renowned transportation journals, including Transportation Research Parts A, B and C. She has also been involved in a variety of research projects in various roles sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Florida Department of Transportation. She serves as a referee for 30+ international journals, including Transportation Science, Transportation Research Parts A, B, C and E, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, and Regional Science and Urban Economics. Dr. Guo is actively involved in activities of several Standing Committees and Subcommittees of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. She is an Affiliate Member of INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Society. In addition, Dr. Guo has hands-on experience teaching and advising students from diverse backgrounds. She regularly teaches a few civil engineering courses, such as Transportation and Traffic Engineering (FIU), Transportation Engineering (FSU), Traffic Engineering (FSU), Traffic Operations (FSU), and Introduction to Geomatics Engineering (FSU). She was featured by the Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers on the 2021 World Engineering Day at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering.
Prior to her current appointment, she was an Assistant Teaching Professor at Florida State University from 2019 to 2022 and worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland from 2016 to 2018.