Xi He is a Ph.D. student in CEE with a concentration in Transportation Systems Engineering, supervised by Prof. Oliver Gao. His focus is supply chain analysis/optimization especially for the food supply chain sector, currently funded by AFRI-GFS project involving researchers from various institutes, e.g. USDA, Columbia University, etc. Before he came to Cornell, he earned his B.S. (2011) at Zhejiang University in China also with a CEE background, and M.S. (2011) at UC Davis in the TTP program. For his master's research, the focus was on VMT analysis under the disturbance of planned road construction. In addition, he has served as a Teaching Assistant for CEE 5950 instructed by Prof. Paul Carr.