2020 fall -2021 spring: adapting to assistant professor's life: managed to get two grants, published one article, co-wrote one policy brief (responded by Cai Qi ), and taught three courses.
I joined Renmin University of China as an assistant professor in the School of Public Administration and Policy
Successfully defended my dissertation, Autonomous Vehicles, Travel Behavior, and Urban Structure. I am very grateful my to committee: Drs. Wei Li, Chanam Lee, Shannon Van Zandt, Rebekka Dudensing, Kumares Sinha, for developing me into a researcher.
Invited talk at Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
Honored to receive the 2019 Czamanski Award for Best Dissertation Proposal from the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) http://www.regionalscience.org/index.php/awards/czamanski-dissertation-award.html
Presenting research on mobility and social exclusion at the ACSP conference.
Appointed as Kinder Scholar of Kinder Institute at Rice University
Study on Chongqing light rail system was quoted in CKGAB Knowledge Magazine, Summer Issue, 2019.