Anxi obtained his Ph.D. in transportation engineering and minor in Statistics at North Carolina State University in 2013. While attending graduate school, he contributed to several research projects at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University. Anxi has 5 years' work experience in dynamic traffic assignment, travel modeling, and mesoscopic simulation. He is proficient at operating CUBE, ArcGIS, VISSIM, Dynusmart-P, Dynus-T, DTALite, HCS+, FREEVAL, C++, Matlab, SAS, and R software. He also has some experience with TransCAD, Synchro, and TSIS.