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Associate Professor Hsieh, Hsu-Sheng

Degree

  • Ph.D. in Urban Management, Kyoto University, Japan
  • M.S. in Urban Planning, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • B.S. in Urban Planning, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Experiences

  • Regional Public Transport Unit Leader, Research Center for Kaohsiung-Pingtung-Penghu Regional Transport Development (March 2023 -)
  • Director, Kaohsiung Association for Pedestrian Rights Advancement (Feb. 2023 -)
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Affairs Management, NSYSU (Feb. 2020 - July 2022)
  • Committee Member, Urban Design Review Committee, New Taipei City (Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2019).
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Urban Development, UT (Feb. 2018 - Jan. 2020).
  • Postdoc Research Associate, UMTec Limited (Oct. 2017 - Jan. 2018).
  • Research Project Assistant, Dept. of Transportation & Logistics Management, NCTU (Apr. 2014 - Dec. 2014).

Research Areas

  • Urban Planning
  • Transport Policy and Program Evaluation
  • Sustainable and Human-centered Transport
  • Traffic Psychology and Behavior

Courses

  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Urban Transportation
  • Urban Environmental Management
  • Sustainable Urban Environmental Behavior and Psychology
  • Public Economics
  • Quantitative Data Analysis and Writing

Publications

I. Refereed Journal Papers:

  • Hsieh, H. S.*, Lan, Y. A., & Wong, K. I. (2023). Perceived environment walkability of residents and tourists in a tourism city: Building constructs and analyzing their associations with walking. Journal of the Chinese Institute of Transportation, accepted. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.* (2023). Understanding post-COVID-19 hierarchy of public transit needs: Exploring relationship between service attributes, satisfaction, and loyalty. Journal of Transport & Health, 101656. (SSCI).
  • Hsia, H. C.*, & Hsieh, H. S. (2022). From mobility to accessibility: Constructing the concept of demand responsive service place in remote areas. City and Planning, accepted. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, & Chen, W. F. (2022). Egoistic or altruistic? Integrating brand benefit motivations and pro-environmental motivations to investigate behavioral intention of electric scooter use. City and Planning, 49(4), 421-462. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, Hsia, H. C., Chen, W. F., Lan, Y. A., Li, H. C., & Hsueh, M. C. (2022). Who are the disadvantaged of travel behavior adaptation to the COVID-19 epidemic?. City and Planning, 49(4), 361-391. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.* (2022). Road pricing acceptability and persuasive communication effectiveness. Transport Policy, 125, 179-191. (SSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, & Hsia, H. C. (2022). Can continued anti-epidemic measures help post-COVID-19 public transport recovery? Evidence from Taiwan. Journal of Transport & Health, 26, 101392. (SSCI). 
  • Cheung, N. I., Hsieh, H. S.*, Wong, K. I., & Ku, W. K. (2022). Analysis of travel characteristics and trip generation in an aging city: A case study of Macao. Journal of Architecture & Planning, 21(1/2), 61-88. (in Chinese). (Scopus).
  • Hsieh, H. S.* (2021). Kantian publicness and transcending commonwealth: Reconstruction of public participation theory in urban planning. Journal of Public Administration, 61, 1-40. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, & Chuang, M. T. (2021). Association of perceived environment walkability with purposive and discursive walking for urban design strategies. Journal of Transport and Land Use, 14(1), 1099-1127. (SSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, & Hsia, H. C. (2021). Translating behavioral intention into action: Mediating mechanisms in travel behavior change. City and Planning, 48(2), 205-238. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.* (2020). Transport policy evaluation based on elasticity analysis with social interactions. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 139, 273-296.(SSCI / SCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.* (2019). Psycho-cognitive structure of parking policy acceptability and moderating role of social dilemma awareness. Journal of Architecture, 109, 53-76. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, Kanda, Y., & Fujii, S. (2019). Incorporation of coping planning into the behavior change model that accounts for implementation intention. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 60, 228-244. (SSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.* (2018). Soft measures, behavioral theories and applications for pro-environmental travel behavior change. Journal of Architecture & Planning, 19(1), 43-65. (Scopus).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, Kanda, Y., & Fujii, S. (2017). Reducing car use by volitional strategy of action and coping planning enhancement. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 47, 163-175. (SSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S.*, Kanda, Y., & Fujii, S. (2017). A new psychological approach to reducing individuals’ car use behavior applying coping planning and analyzing its effects. Urban and Regional Planning Review4, 1-20. (J-STAGE).
  • Hsieh, H. S., Hsia, H. C.*, & Yeh, K. Y. (2016). The threshold for equilibrium shift of collective behavior: A case in motorcycle and bicycle parking location choice behavior. City and Planning, 43(4), 395-435. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsieh, H. S., Hsia, H. C.*, & Yeh, K. Y. (2015). Modeling motorcycle and bicycle parking location choice behavior under social interaction. City and Planning, 42(3), 325-362. (in Chinese). (TSSCI).
  • Hsia, H. C.,* Yeh, K. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2013). The new perspective in current studies of road reliability. Journal of the Taiwan Society of Public Works, 7(1), 11-18. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., & Hsieh, H. S.* (2012). The issues existing between framing of policies and historical views. East-Asia Review, 475, 61-72. (in Chinese).
  • Hsia, H. C.*, Yeh, K. Y., Fu, Y. H., & Hsieh, H. S. (2011). Applying social behavioral theories to infrastructure planning: Replacing attitude-modification planning for attitude-based planning. Journal of Architecture and Planning, 12(2), 161-188. (in Chinese). (Scopus).

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II. Books:

  • Wong, K. I., Lee, T. J., Hsieh, H. S., Luo, J. T., Huang, Y. C., & Lee, W. (2014). Modeling driving behavior of motorcycles in mixed traffic: Empirical study and model development. Taipei, Taiwan: Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Taiwan. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., Hsieh, H. S., & Lee, Y. L. (2014). The interdisciplinary methodology of planning. Hsinchu, Taiwan: Chien-Tu. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2012). The theory and practice of urban transport planning. Hsinchu, Taiwan: Chien-Tu. (in Chinese).

III. Theses:

  • Hsieh, H. S. (2017). Roles of action planning and coping planning for travel behavior change. Doctoral dissertation, Dept. of Urban Management, Kyoto University.
  • Hsieh, H. S. (2013). Incorporating social interaction effect into parking location choice behavior model and threshold analysis of collective behavior, Master’s Thesis, Dept. of Urban Planning, NCKU. (in Chinese). (The Annual Thesis Award of 2013, Taiwan Institute of Urban Planning).

IV. International Conference Papers:

  • Hsieh, H. S. (2023). Bridging the knowing-doing gap: Communicators’ environmental awareness and behavior change through designing and implementing persuasive communication for sustainable behavior. International Conference 2023 on Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, Kanazawa, Japan, August 25-28.
  • Lan, Y. A., Hsieh, H. S., & Chuang, M. T. (2020). Influence of perceived environment walkability on commuting and leisure walking behavior. 2020 MCU Tourism International Conference - The Big Future of AI: Innovative Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Industry, Taoyuan, Taiwan, March 27.
  • Hsieh, H. S., Kanda, Y., & Fujii, S. (2016). A new psychological approach to reducing individuals’ car use behavior applying coping planning and analyzing its effects. International Conference of Asian-Pacific Planning Societies 2016, Taipei, Taiwan, August 25-27.
  • Numajiri, R., Tanaka, K., Nakao, S., Hsieh, H. S., Miyakawa, A., Kanda, Y., & Fujii, S. (2016). Text-mining analysis of opinions for exploring trust toward infrastructure investment and its reasons in Japan. The 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan, July 24-27.
  • Hsieh, H. S., Yeh, K. Y., & Hsia, H. C. (2012). The econometric analysis of parking location choice behaviour considering the presence of social interaction effects. 19th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference, Edinburgh, UK, June 13-16.
  • Hsia, H. C., Yeh, K. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2012). The analysis of using psychological strategy to decrease illegal motorcycle and bike parking problems in city centres. 19th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference, Edinburgh, UK, June 13-16.
  • Hsieh, H. S., Hsia, H. C., Yeh, K. Y. (2011). An analysis of policy intervention to on-street scooter and bicycle parking considering the social interaction effect. The 6th International Conference on Planning and Design, Tainan, Taiwan, May 22-25.

V. Domestic Conference Papers:

  • Chuang, Y. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2023), Exploring long-term effects of persuasive communication on sustainable action: An example of psychological and behavioral changes into pro-environmental travel. 2023 Taiwan Association for Schools of Public Administration and Affairs (TASPAA) Annual Conference. Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-16.
  • Chen, W. F., & Hsieh, H. S. (2023), Applying institutional entrepreneurship and multi-level perspective to explore policy transformation and bicycle lane construction strategies. 2023 Taiwan Association for Schools of Public Administration and Affairs (TASPAA) Annual Conference. Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-16.
  • Chuang, Y. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2022). Applying cognition dissonance theory to explore pro-environmental travel behavior changing. The 26th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 16.
  • Lin, C. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2022). Synergy of enablement and empowerment: The influence of citizen speculation and self-determination on citizen power. The 26th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 16.
  • Su, C. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2022). Constructing the indicators and development strategies of healthy city in Kaohsiung. The 26th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 16.
  • Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2022). The state-of-the-art and prospect of Mobility as a Service. The 26th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 16.
  • Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2021). Enhancing mobility or accessibility? Emerging concepts regarding life condition improvement in remote areas. The 2021 Joint Annual Conference of Taiwan Institute of Urban Planning. Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Dec. 4.
  • Lin, C. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2021). How does public participation change the power structure in civil society? Construction and preliminary examination of a dynamic model. 2021 Conference on Culture, Society and Regional Revitalization. Kaohsiung, Taiwan, October 29.
  • Hsieh, H. S., & Hsia, H. C. (2021). To ride or not to ride metro? That is the question in the COVID-19 era. The 25th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 24.
  • Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2021). The travel behavior changes of bus users under the COVID-19 pandemic. The 25th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 24.
  • Hsieh, H. S., & Chen, W. F. (2021). Preliminary reconstruction of public participation theory in urban planning. The 25th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 24.
  • Li, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2021). Incorporating social capital into associations between the environment, walking, and health and life satisfaction. The 25th Forum on Land Use and Planning. Tainan, Taiwan, April 24.
  • Hsieh, H. S., Hsia, H. C., Chen, W. F., Lan, Y. A., Li, H. C., & Hsueh, M. C. (2020). Who Are the Disadvantaged of Travel Behavior Adaptation to the COVID-19 epidemic? The 2020 Joint Annual Conference of Taiwan Institute of Urban Planning, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 5.
  • Hsieh, H. S. (2018). Investigation of Behavior Change toward Pro-environmental Travel Mode by Psychological Strategy. The 2018 Technology & Society Conference, Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 2. (in Chinese).
  • Hsieh, H. S. (2017). Mobility management for private car use reduction: A case in Taipei City. 39th Symposium on Environment & Sanitary Engineering Research, Kyoto, Japan, July 28-29.
  • Hsieh, H. S. (2015). Elasticity analysis for social interactions: A case of scooter and bicycle parking behavior in Taiwan. 52nd Conference on Infrastructure Planning and Management 2015, Akita, Japan, Nov. 21-23.
  • Yeh, K. Y., Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2015). The resurvey of planning scientific analytical methodology: The perspectives from analytic philosophy. The 2015 Taiwan Forum on Land Use and Planning, Tainan, Taiwan, March 22. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2014). The cybernetic economy society: Individual rationality and reconciliation of society. The 2014 Taiwan Forum on Land Use and Planning, Tainan, Taiwan, March 28. (in Chinese).
  • Hsieh, H. S., & Yeh, K. Y. (2012). Incorporating social interaction effect into parking location choice behavior model and threshold analysis of collective behavior. The 2012 Taiwan Forum on Land Use and Planning, Tainan, Taiwan, March 24. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., & Hsieh, H. S. (2012). New issues of community construction and parking lots in the new century: Discussion on the cases of advanced cities. The 2012 Taiwan Forum on Land Use and Planning, Tainan, Taiwan, March 24. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., & Hsieh, H. S., & Chien, W. H. (2011). The development of districts and mobility management of public transport. The 2011 Joint Annual Conference of Taiwan Institute of Urban Planning, Taichung, Taiwan, Dec. 17. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., & Hsieh, H. S., & Hsia, H. C. (2011). The psychology literature review of life-span development and social competence. The 2011 Taiwan Forum on Land Use and Planning, Tainan, Taiwan, May 21. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2010). The resurvey of compact city in the new century: Introduction of the case in japan. The 2010 Joint Annual Conference of Taiwan Institute of Urban Planning, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 11. (in Chinese).
  • Hsieh, H. S., Hsia, H. C., & Yeh, K. Y. (2010). Consciousness structure analysis of scooter and bicycle users’ parking behavior in central business district. The Cross-Strait Conference on Public Administration (6th), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Aug. 19-20. (in Chinese).
  • Hsieh, H. S., Hsia, H. C., & Yeh, K. Y. (2010). Preliminary study on the actual condition and causation of scooters and bicycles trouble parking in central business district. The 2010 Taiwan Forum on Land Use and Planning, Tainan, Taiwan, March 24. (in Chinese).
  • Yeh, K. Y., Hsia, H. C., & Hsieh, H. S. (2010). Some issues related to interdisciplinary studies of planning science in new era. The 2010 Taiwan Forum on Land Use and Planning, Tainan, Taiwan, March 24. (in Chinese).

VI. Social Commentaries:

  • Hsieh, H. S. (2017). The myth of railway construction and local development. Apple Daily. July 3. (in Chinese).
  • Hsieh, H. S. (2016). Beijing, experiencing the vicissitudes of half a century (II). Gushi, Aug. 18. (in Chinese).
  • Hsieh, H. S. (2016). Beijing, experiencing the vicissitudes of half a century (I). Gushi, Aug. 18. (in Chinese).
  • Hsieh, H. S. (2016). How to effectively implement “The tentative plan of green transport for Neihu Technology Park”: Knowledge, morality, and trust inducing “Intrinsic Motivation.” The News Lens, Aug. 10. (in Chinese).

VII. Research Projects:

National Science and Technology Council Research Projects

  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2023 - July 2025). Reconstructing Sustainable, Safe, and Healthy Cities of Bicycle Transport: Policy Paradigm Shift and Structural Strategies and Psychological Strategies for Mode Choice Change. National Science and Technology Council Research Projects (Project for Excellent Junior Research Investigators). NSTC 112-2628-H-110-003-MY2.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2023 - July 2024). Rebuilding Sustainable Transport in Taiwan in the Post-COVID-19 Era: Mass Transit, Active Travel, and Green Mode Development Strategies (3/3). National Science and Technology Council Research Projects (2030 Cross-Generation Young Scholars Program: Emerging Young Scholars). NSTC 112-2628-H-110-001.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2022 - July 2023). Rebuilding Sustainable Transport in Taiwan in the Post-COVID-19 Era: Mass Transit, Active Travel, and Green Mode Development Strategies (2/3). Ministry of Science and Technology Research Project (2030 Cross-Generation Young Scholars Program: Emerging Young Scholars). MOST 110-2628-H-110-002.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2022 - July 2023). From “Stakeholder Participation” to “Public Participation”: Conceptual Clarification of Publicness, Citizen Empowerment and Enablement Strategies, and Dynamic Model of Citizen Power Structure Change. Ministry of Science and Technology Research Project. MOST 111-2410-H-110-055.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2021 - July 2022). Rebuilding Sustainable Transport in Taiwan in the Post-COVID-19 Era: Mass Transit, Active Travel, and Green Mode Development Strategies (1/3). Ministry of Science and Technology Research Project (2030 Cross-Generation Young Scholars Program: Emerging Young Scholars). MOST 110-2628-H-110-006.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2020 - July 2021). Healthy People from Walkable Environment? Roles of Perceived Environment Walkability in Walk Trip Generation, Health, and Life Satisfaction. Ministry of Science and Technology Research Project. MOST 109-2410-H-110-081.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2019 - July 2020). Development of Perceived Environment Walkability Scale and Its Association with Walking Behavior for Residents and Tourists in Taiwan. Ministry of Science and Technology Research Project (Project for Excellent Junior Research Investigators). Project ID: MOST 108-2628-H-110-007-SSS.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Dec. 2018 - July 2020). Psychological Decision-making Process and Public Acceptance of Car Use Reduction under Social Interactions. Ministry of Science and Technology Research Project. Project ID: MOST 107-2410-H-110-082-MY2.

Ministry of Education Teaching Practice Research Programs

  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Dec. 2023 - Jan. 2015). Method of Providing Objective Information: Environmental Education Communication for Understanding Intangible and Long-term Benefits of Pro-environmental Behavior Change. Ministry of Education Teaching Practice Research Program. PSL1123269.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2022 - July 2023). Method of Facilitating Experience: Applying “Temporary Structural Strategy” to Environmental Education Performance Improvement. Ministry of Education Teaching Practice Research Program. PSL1110094.
  • Principal Investigator: Hsieh, H. S. (Aug. 2021 - July 2022). Bridging the Knowing-doing Gap: Environmental Awareness and Behavior Change with Active Learning-by-doing. Ministry of Education Teaching Practice Research Program (outstanding project). PSL1100309.

 

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