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Dr. Nan Zheng received his BSc, MScand PhD degrees, in Transportation Engineering, from the Southeast University (China), Delft University of Technology, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in 2007, 2009, and 2014, respectively. From November 2014 to August 2015, September 2015 to September 2016, he was appointed as a Post-doc by EPFL and the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ). Since October 2016, he was with Beihang University in Beijing, as an Associate Professor in the School of Transportation. He recently joins the Institute of Transport Studies at Monash University, as a Senior Lecturer. Dr. Nan Zheng’s research interests include traffic flow theory, traffic big data, urban traffic operation and control, multi-modal and new-generation traffic management. Most of his publications goes to the prestigious journals in traffic engineering, such as in Transportation Research series (Part A, B and C) on these topics. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Research area keywords

  • Big Data
  • Smart Cities
  • mobility infrastructure
  • Transport Planning
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Connected vehicles
  • Autonomous Vehicles


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