Dr Zhiyuan Lin

Dr Zhiyuan Lin


I have a background in Operational Research, Computational Optimisation and Computer Science. Before joining ITS, Leeds, I was a Research Fellow at School of Computing, University of Leeds, and then a lecturer at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.


  • Module leader of TRAN5510M Railway Operations and Management
  • Module leader of TRAN5181M Public Transport Planning and Management
  • MSc student personal tutor
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  • PhD in Computer Science, School of Computing, University of Leeds

Professional memberships

  • Honorary member of Decision and Cognitive Sciences Research Centre, University of Manchester

Student education

  • I presently teach modules:
    • TRAN5510M Railway Operations & Management (module leader)
    • TRAN5181M Public Transport Planning and Management (module leader)
    • TRAN5550M Railway Signalling and Control
    • TRAN3031 Public Transport Policy and Practice   
    • TRAN5032M Transport Data Collection and Analysis (fieldwork)
    • TRAN5020M Principles of Transport Modelling (lab sessions)
  • Student mentor in TRAN5912M Transport Integrated Project
  • MSc student project supervisor
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