Principal Investigator

Liu Yang (刘杨)

Associate Professor
Dr. Liu Yang is jointly appointed as an Associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management at the National University of Singapore. She received her B.S. from Tsinghua University, MPhil from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Previously, Dr. Liu worked as a consultant at Cambridge Systematics and provided modeling expertise to public agencies such as the Chicago Department of Transportation. She has worked on research projects funded by US and Singapore public agencies, including the US Federal Highway Administration, the National Science Foundation, Singapore Ministry of Education, and ST Engineering. Dr. Liu’s research focuses on future mobility and transport, which covers topics in the areas of ridesharing and carsharing systems operations and design, travel demand and congestion management, and data-driven transportation system modeling and analysis. Her work has been published in the major journals in the transportation area, including Transportation Research Part A, Part B, Part C, Part E, and Transportation Science. Currently, she serves on the editorial boards of Transportation Science (Associate Editor), Transportation Research Part C, and Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (Associate Editor). She is a co-chair of WTC Shared Logistics and Transportation Systems Committee, a member of Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technologies (AP020) and Transportation Network Modeling (AEP40), Co-Chair of Academic Affairs on the Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) Board of Directors, and a member of WCTRS Special Interest Group Transport Theory and Modelling.


Research Fellow

Zhu Dan (朱丹)

Research Fellow


Current Student

Guo Hao (过颢)

PhD Candidate
Year: 2017
Thesis: Integrated design and operations for shared autonomous vehicle systems

Yang Shan (羊山)

PhD Candidate
Year: 2022
Thesis: Online Traffic Congestion Management via DRL

Zhu Xiaolei (朱晓蕾)

PhD Candidate
Year: 2021
Thesis: Data-driven transportation system planning

Liu Pengxi (刘芃汐)

PhD Student
Year: 2024
Thesis: TBC


Visiting Student

Yang Shuo (杨硕)
China University of Petroleum

Liu Xin (刘昕)
Southeast University

Zhong Linhuan (钟林环)
Central South University

Fan Yinchao (樊银超)
Hefei University of Technology


Alumni-Ph.D Student

Li Yuanyuan (李园园) 2015-2019

B.S. from HIT, M.S. from Southeast & Monash Joint Graduate School
Thesis: Matching and pricing for shared mobility programs in road networks
Job Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Management, Harbin Institute of Technology

Yang Zhenyu (杨振宇) 2017-2021

B.S. from HUST, M.S. from Beijing Jiaotong University
Thesis: Congestion Management and information provision in risky and connected transportation networks
Job Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, EPFL

Xie Tingting (谢婷婷) 2017-2022

B.S. from Nanjing University
Thesis: Heterogeneous Information Provision in Urban Transportation Networks
Job Placement: Manager of data science, American Express

Xie Jiaohong (谢佼宏) 2018-2023

B.S. from Southeast University
Thesis: Learning-based Dynamic Management for Urban Mobility Systems
Job Placement: Manager of data science, American Express

Zhu Dan (朱丹) 2019-2024

B.S. from SWJTU, M.S. from South China University of Technology
Thesis: Resilient and Equitable Transportation Network Design with Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Job Placement: Research Fellow, NUS

Gu Ruixue (顾瑞雪) 2020-2024

B.S. from UESTC, M.S. from NUS
Thesis: Optimization of Truck-Drone Routing Strategies for Logistics Service
Job Placement: Manager of data science, American Express


Alumni-Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Lai Xiongfei (赖雄飞)

Job Placement: Research Fellow, NUS

Chen Enhui (陈恩惠)

Job Placement: Assistant Professor, College of Transportation Engineering, Tongji University

Hu Kanxin (胡侃鑫)

Job Placement: Associate Professor, School of Management, Zhejiang University of Technology

Tang Xindi (唐昕迪)

Job Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Management Science and Engineering, Central University of Finance and Economics

Zhao Hui

Job Placement: Research Scientist, A*Star

Lae Chung Khim

Job Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, NUS

Li Ruijie (李瑞杰)

Job Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Transportation and Logistics, Southwest Jiaotong University

Li Tongfei (李同飞)

Job Placement: Associate Professor, School of Traffic and Transportation, Beijing University of Technology

Chen Yao (陈垚)

Job Placement: Associate Professor, School of Traffic and Transportation, Beijing Jiaotong University

Zhang Dong (co-supervise with He Shuangchi)

Job Placement: Alibaba DAMO Academy

Liu Peng (刘鹏)

Job Placement: Associate Professor, School of Economics and Management, Beihang University

Yu Guodong (于国栋, co-supervise with William Haskell)

Job Placement: Professor, School of Management, Shangdong University

Hu Lu (胡路)

Job Placement: Associate Professor, School of Transportation and Logistics, Southwest Jiaotong University