26 Jul 2015
AAB1218, Hong Kong Baptist University
Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies received visit of Prof. Zhang Ming and his research team from School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin for academic exchange on 26th Jul, 2015.
Both research teams conducted fruitful sharing. Centre Director, Prof. Wang Donggen, gave an overview introduction about the travel behavior related research in his research group and two PhD students shared their findings. One PhD student, Mr. Zhou Meng, talked about identifying spatio-temporal patterns of passenger flows from smart card data; and another PhD student, Miss Yao Mingzhu, delivered a presentation on her research on public bicycle. In response to our presentations, Prof. Zhang’s research team shared their professional expertise and initiated heated discussions on urban transportation and public transport planning.
This visit brought a good opportunity for both research teams to interact, fostered dialogue and explored possible academic cooperation in the area of travel behavior between the two universities.