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Assistant Professor (2021-present)
Thrust of Innovation, Policy, and Entrepreneurship, Society Hub, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou).
Affiliated Assistant Professor (2021-present)
Division of Public Policy, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy (2021)
Florida State University, Florida, U.S.
Committee Member: Frances Berry, Tian Tang, Kaifeng Yang, Eren Ozguven, Anu Ramaswami.
Dissertation: Distributional Equity of Information Communication Technologies in Disaster Response: A Fine-Scale Data Approach.
Master of Arts in Public Administration (2015)
University of Miami, Florida, U.S.
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (2012)
East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China.
- Smart city
- Social equity
- Big data analytics
- Public service
- Spatial econometrics
- Text analysis and social media
- Energy demand-side management
- Sustainability policy
- Technology Policy
- Administrative behavior
- Emergency management
- Interdisciplinary methodology
- Gupta, Jayant, Alexander Long, Corey Kewei Xu, Tian Tang, and Shashi Shekhar. “Spatial Dimensions of Algorithmic Transparency: A Summary.” In 17th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases, pp. 116-125. 2021.
- Clark, Lara, Samuel Tabory, Kangkang Tong, Joe Servadio, Kelsey Kappler, Corey Kewei Xu, Abi Lawal, Peter Wiringa, Len Kne, Rick Feiock, Julian Marshall, Ted Russell, Anu Ramaswami*, A Data Framework for Assessing Social Inequality and Inequity in Multi-Sector Social-Ecological Infrastructural Urban Systems (SEIUS): Focus on Fine-Spatial Scales, accepted in Journal of Industrial Ecology, 2021
- Tong, Kangkang, Anu Ramaswami, Corey Kewei Xu, Richard Feiock, Patrick Schmitz, and Michael Ohlsen. “Measuring social equity in urban energy use and interventions using fine-scale data.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118, no. 24 (2021).
- Xu, Corey Kewei, and Tian Tang 2020. Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Impacts of Technology-Enabled Coproduction on Equity in Public Service Delivery. Public Administration Review
- Curley, Cali, Nicky Harrison, Corey Kewei Xu, and Shan Zhou. 2020. Collaboration Mitigates Barriers of Utility Ownership on Policy Adoption: Evidence from the United States. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Routledge: 1–21.
- Curley, Cali, Richard Feiock, and Kewei Xu. 2020. Policy Analysis of Instrument Design: How Policy Design Affects Policy Constituency. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. Taylor & Francis, 1–22.
- Yuan, Shengxi, Wendell Stainsby, Mo Li, Kewei Xu, Michael Waite, Dan Zimmerle, Richard Feiock, Anu Ramaswami, and Vijay Modi. 2019. “Future Energy Scenarios with Distributed Technology Options for Residential City Blocks in Three Climate Regions of the United States.” Applied Energy 237: 60–69.
WORK IN PROGRESS
- Xu, Corey Kewei, Tian Tang, Michael Olson, and Frances Berry, The Interconnections of Decisionsmaking Tools in the Era of Smart Governance.
- Xu, Corey Kewei, and Tian Tang, Toward Individual Equity in the Era of Big Data:
Estimating Individual Level of Needs Using Machine Learning
- Xu, Corey Kewei, Distributional Bias of Technology-Enabled Coproduction in the Time of COVID19,
- Xu, Corey Kewei, Jingze Zhang, Li Fang, Samuel Staley, Yijia Wen, and Gordon Erlebacher, How Email Networks Determine Voting Outcomes: An Analysis of Interactions between City Commission Members
- Curley, Cali, Corey Kewei Xu, Richard Feiock, Ben Orlove, and Hale Forester,Nudging Energy Conservation Behavior: The Role of Utility Messaging
- Xu, Corey Kewei, How Does State Ideology Drive Renewable Energy Penetration in the U.S.
- Higman, Morgan and Corey Kewei Xu, How cities address vulnerability through Sustainability Action Plans.
- Curley, Cali, Corey Kewei Xu, Nicole Harrison, Jerry Duggan, Patricia Aloise-Young, and Dan Zimmerle, Tale of Solar Policy Adoption in Two Cities: Fort Collins, Co. and Tallahassee, Fl.
- Ahreum Han, Sung-eun Lee, Frances Berry, Literature Review on the International Studies of Policy Diffusion: Comparative Analysis on China and South Korea, Plan to Submit to Journal of Public Administration Theory and Practice in 2022.
- Analysis of Regional Future Renewable Energy Supply and Demand Scenario, in Virtual Information Fabrics for Built Environment Sustainability and Resilience, plan to send for publication in 2021.
- Xu, Corey Kewei, and Tian Tang, Toward Individual Equity in the Era of Big Data:
Estimating Individual Level of Needs Using Machine Learning, PAR Symposium on Beyond Representative Bureaucracy: Race, Gender, and Social Equity in Governance. Online Conference by George Washington University, 2020.
- Xu, Corey Kewei, and Tian Tang, Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Impacts of E-governance Technologies on Equity in Public Service Delivery, Southern Political Science Association Conference (SPSA), 2020.
- Curley, Cali, Kewei Xu, Richard Feiock, Ben Orlove, Hale Forester,Nudging Energy Conservation Behavior: the Role of Utility Messaging, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), 2019.
- Curley, Cali, Kewei Xu, Richard Feiock, Ben Orlove, Hale Forester,Nudging Energy Conservation Behavior: the Role of Utility Messaging, SPSA 2019.
- Curley, Cali, Nicky Harrison, Kewei Xu, Shan Zhou, Collaboration, Utility Governance and City-level Adoption of Clean Energy Policies, SPSA 2019.
- Xu, Kewei, The Role of Policy and Politics in Shaping Residential and Utility Solar Energy Penetration, SPSA 2019.
- Xu, Corey Kewei, and Tian Tang, Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Impacts of Technology-Enabled Coproduction on Equity in Public Service Delivery, PAR Symposium on Transformation of Government in the Era of Smart Technology. Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 2019.
- Xu, Kewei, and Tian Tang, Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Impacts of E-governance Technologies on Equity in Public Service Delivery, Public Administration Review Symposium on Transformation of Government in the Era of Smart Technology, 2019.
- Xu, Kewei, and Tian Tang, Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Impacts of E-governance Technologies on Equity in Public Service Delivery, 1st International Conference on Smart Tourism, Smart Cities and Enabling Technologies 2019.
- Feiock, Richard, Cali A Curley, Ruowen Shen, Long Chen, Kewei Xu, et al.,The Science, Policy and Governance of Smart and Sustainable Cities: Assessing the Impacts of Distributed/Localized Energy Policy Interventions, APPAM International 2018.
- Kewei Xu, Understanding MPO plans using machine learning and text mining, SPSA 2018.
- Ruowen Shen, Kewei Xu, and Richard Feiock, Collaboration and Government Turnover: How Collaborative Performance Contributes to Chinese Leader Promotion, presented in (Midwest Political Science Association Conference) MPSA 2017.
- Lubin Jonathan, Cali Curley, and Kewei Xu, Impact of Technological Change on Citizen’s Decision to Coproduce in Energy Policy Programs, poster in MPSA 2017.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- IPEN 5110 Foundations in Public Policy I, Instructor, Fall 2022
- IPEN 5160 Big Data Applications for Business and Government, Instructor, Fall 2022
- PPOL 5260 Public Management: Theories and Practices, Instructor, Spring 2022
- IPEN 5250 Text Analysis and Machine Learning, Instructor, Spring 2022.
- IIMP 6030 L1 Cross-disciplinary Design Thinking I, Teaching & Learning Leader, Fall 2021.
Florida State University
- PAD 3003 Public Administration in American Society (PAD 3003), Instructor, Spring 2019.
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS & HONORS
- Jack Winn Gramling Graduate Endowment Fellowship, 2020. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University.
- CASOS Summer Institute Fellowship, 2020. Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS), Carnegie Mellon University,
- ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Grant, 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, National Science Foundation (#1737633).
- Outstanding Research Poster, 2019. 2019 Sustainable Health Cities Research Retreat, National Science Foundation (#1444745).
- SPSA Pretage-Cook Travel Award, 2018. Southern Political Science Association.
- SESYNC Workshop Travel Grant, 2018. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, National Science Foundation.
- Jerry Collins Eminent Scholarship, 2017&2018. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University.
- Panel Discussant: Local Sustainable Development – Policy Design, Program Participation, and Distributional Impact, APPAM 2021.
- Panel Discussant: Energy Equity – The Distributional Impact, Role of Utility Policies, and Improving Energy Poverty Metrics, APPAM 2021
- Panel Discussant: Green Technology, and the Equity Divide: The Role of Diversity in Implementation and Social Impacts, SPSA 2020.
- Panel Chair: Regional Arrangements in Collaboration, SPSA 2019.
- Panel Discussant: Examining the Effects of and Policy Responses to the Opioid Epidemic, APPAM 2019.
- Public Administration Review: Article on E-Governance, 2022
- Public Performance and Management Review: Article on Energy Demand-side Management, 2022.
- Administration and Society: Article on Artificial Intelligence, 2020
- Growth and Change: Article on Machine Learning, 2020
- PLOS One: Article on Energy Demand Side Management, 2019
- Guest Lecture – Public Policy and Text Analysis, HKUST, Hongkong, April, 2022
- AI Thrust Seminar – Public Policy and BigData, HKUST, Guangzhou, March, 2022
- Qiushi Forum – Topic on Public Service and Machine Learning, Renmin University of China, Beijing, Nov., 2021.
- Global Cities Forum – Topic on Public Service and Machine Learning, Shanghai Jiaotong Univeristy, Shanghai, Nov., 2021.
- Research Assistant, Summer 2020, College of Social Science and Public Policy Collaborative Collision Seed Grant. Awarded Amount. $4,685
- Research Assistant, 2016-2020, NSF: DIBBS- VIFI: Virtual Information-Fabric Infrastructure (VIFI) for Data-Driven Decisions from Distributed Data. Award Number: 1640818. Awarded Amount: $3,999,531
- Research Assistant, 2017-2020, NSF: S&CC-IRG Track 1: Connecting the Smart-City Paradigm with a Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Systems Framework to Advance Equity in Communities. Award Number: 1737633. Awarded Amount: $ 2,500,000
- Research Assistant,2016-2018, NSF: SRN: Integrated Urban Infrastructure Solutions for Environmentally Sustainable, Healthy and Livable Cities. Award Number: 1444745. Awarded Amount: $12,000,000
- Research Assistant,2016-2017, RCN – SEES: Sustainable Cities – People and the Energy-Climate-Water Nexus, Healthy and Livable Cities. Award Number: 1361670. Awarded Amount: $666,412
- CASOS Summer Institute, Carnegie Mellon University (Online), 2020.
- Semantic Networks Analysis
- ICPSR Summer Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2018.
- Spatial Econometrics
- Bayesian Modeling for the social sciences II: Advanced Topics
- Network Analysis II
- SESYNC Summer Workshop, University of Maryland, Annapolis, 2018.
- Introduction to Spatial Agent-Based Modeling
- ICPSR Summer Program July-Aug, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2017.
- Text Analysis and Machine Learning in R
- Additional Training in Florida State University, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 2017-2019.
- Applied Machine Learning
- Urban and Regional Information System (GIS)
- Advanced Topics in Political Methodology: Causal Inference
R, ArcGIS pro, QGIS, LaTeX, Python, STATA, PostgreSQL, MySQL, ORA, SPSS