Dr Li-ke Jiang

Dr Li-ke Jiang


Employment History

  • 2018 – present: Research and Teaching Fellow / Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Transport Studies and School of Geography, University of Leeds.
  • 2017 – 2018: Research Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Surrey.
  • 2015 – 2016: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher in Urban Sound Planning, Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, Second University of Naples.

Research interests

Initially trained as an urban planner, with a PhD on transport noise, GIS and VR, and more recent work on transport connectivity, land value and equity, I am interested in the broad research topics of transport and living environment, using both social science (mostly quantitative) and engineering research methods.

Research projects I led:

  • UKRI IAA, Testing and validating an innovative method to optimise the control strategy of diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration with industrial stakeholders, 2023, Co-I.
  • HS2 Ltd., HS2 job accessibility and residential property market study, 2022, Co-I.
  • ESRC IAA, Engagement towards a framework for valuing soundscape in public urban spaces, 2020, PI.
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  • PhD, Environmental Planning, University of Sheffield
  • BEng, Urban Planning, Tianjin University

Professional memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Student education

  • GIS
  • Accessibility/connectivity analysis
  • Statistical analysis
  • Noise impact assessment
  • Academic personal tutor
  • Masters dissertation
  • PhD supervision (as second supervisor)

Research groups and institutes

  • Economics and Appraisal
  • Spatial Modelling and Dynamics
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