Dr. Ge, since December 2013, has been Professor and Dean of the College of Transport & Communications at the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU). He was awarded his PhD degree in Tongji University in 1999. Prior to that, he received his BSc and MSc degrees respectively from the Dalian University of Technology (DUT) and Southeast University. Before joining DUT in the Spring of 2010 as a professor, he was first Research Assistant at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, then postdoctoral researcher at the University of California at Davis (2000 – 2001) and subsequently research fellow in The University of Ulster (2001 – 2003), The Queen’s University of Belfast (2003 - 2006) and Edinburgh Napier University (2007 – 2008); he worked in transport consulting arena in 2008-2010. He was awarded the title "Shanghai Overseas high-level talents" supported by the Shanghai Thousand Talents Plan in December 2016.
His primary academic interests include transportation network analysis, transportation policy & the environment, and operations and management of ports & shipping. His publications appear in Transportation Science, Transportation Research Parts B & D, Networks and Spatial Economics, Transportmetrica A & B, as so on. He serves as associate editor of Transportmetrica (B, transport dynamics) journals, and is a member of the editorial boards of Transport Policy, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Transport (SCI), Transportation Informatics and Safety and Journal of the Shanghai Maritime University. Over the years he also served as the Executive Chair of the 6th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management (TDM2013), the Chair of the Organizing Committee of the 6th Transportation Research Forum (Shanghai, 2015), and the 16th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP2016).