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Xiwen Bai, Assistant Professor

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Name: Xiwen Bai Phone: E-mail: xiwenbai@tsinghua.edu.cn Fax: +86-10-6279-4399 Address: 519B South Shunde Building Homepage:

Biography

Dr. Xiwen Bai is an Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University. She received her Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University in 2019. Her research interests include maritime transportation and economics, digital shipping, big data, and logistics management, etc. She is looking for self-motivated Ph.D. students with strong maths and coding background. Postdocs with background in transportation, industrial engineering, big data application or related domain are also welcomed to join the team. For those interested, please email your CV to xiwenbai@tsinghua.edu.cn.

Honors and Awards

Best Paper Award, Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), 2020
Best Paper Award, The 3rd conference of the Yangtze-River Research and Innovation Belt (Y-RIB), 2020
3rd Place, United Nations AIS Big Data Hackathon, 2020    

Educational Background

Ph.D., School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 2019
Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018
B.S., School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 2015    

Employment History

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2019 - now    

Courses

Undergraduate Level:
- Engineering Economics
- International Logistics

Graduate Level:
- Managerial Economics    

Research Interests

Maritime transportation and economics, digital shipping, big data analytics, and logistics management    

Research Projects

NSFC, Financial and operational risk management in the tramp shipping, PI    


Publications

1. Bai, X., & Lam, J. S. L.* (2021). Freight rate co-movement and risk spillovers in the product tanker shipping market: A copula analysis. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Accepted.

2. Bai, X., Lam, J. S. L.*, & Jakher, A. (2021). Shipping sentiment and the dry bulk shipping freight market: New evidence from newspaper coverages. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Under major revision.

3. Bai, X., Hou, Y. & Dong, Y.* (2021). Choose Clean Energy or Green Technology? Empirical Evidence from Global Ships. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Under major revision.

4. Bai, X.*, Jia H., & Xu, M. (2021). Port congestion and the economics of LPG seaborne transportation. Maritime Policy & Management. Under minor revision.

5. Bai, X., Zhang, X., Li, K. X., Zhou, Y., & Yuen, K. F.* (2020). Scientific research topics and trends in the maritime transport: a structural topic model. Transport Policy. In press.

6. Yuen, K. F., Bai, X., & Wang, X.* (2020). Safety behaviour at sea: Policy implications for managing seafarers through positive psychology. Marine Policy, 104163.

7. Bai, X., & Lam, J. S. L.* (2019). A copula-GARCH approach for analyzing dynamic conditional dependency structure between liquefied petroleum gas freight rate, product price arbitrage and crude oil price. Energy Economics78, 412-427.

8. Bai, X., & Lam, J. S. L.* (2019). A destination choice model for very large gas carriers (VLGC) loading from the US Gulf. Energy174, 1267-1275.

9. Bai, X., & Lam, J. S. L.* (2019). An integrated analysis of interrelationships within the very large gas carrier (VLGC) shipping market. Maritime Economics & Logistics21(3), 372-389.

10. Lam, J. S. L.*, & Bai, X., (2016). A quality function deployment approach to improve maritime supply chain resilience. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review92, 16-27.

11. Bai, X., & Li, Y. (2021). The macroeconomics of oil transportation. Working paper.

 

Editorship

Associated Editor, Maritime Policy & Management


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