Tangjian Wei

Tangjian Wei


I am a visiting researcher with the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK. I am also an Associate Professor with the School of Transportation Engineering, East China Jiaotong University (ECJTU), China.

After achieving my MSc in 2012, I have been working as a teacher in ECJTU. In December 2019, I got my Ph.D degree from Central South University in China.

I was a senior Engineer (secondment) in Haixia(Fujian) Traffic Engineering Design Co., Ltd., Fuzhou, China (07/2015 – 12/2015).

Research interests

  • Time-varying demand estimation for High-speed Railway
  • Line planning and scheduling in railway system
  • Time-space network modelling and optimization
  • Operations management in transportation system
  • Traffic assignment model and algorithm
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  • PhD, Transportation Engineering, Central South University, China, 2019
  • MSc, Transportation Planning and Management, Central South University, China, 2012
  • BEng, Transportation Planning and Management, Central South University, China, 2009