Weiya Chen, Associate Professor, Deputy Director of the Department of traffic and Transportation, the chairman of the Association of Young Scientists and Technologists at the School of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Central South University.
Weiya Chen received his Bachelor Degree of Transportation in the year of 2003, followed by the postgraduate education from 2003 to 2005. He got the Ph.D in the year of 2010 with the joint Ph.D research in the University of Florida,USA. From 2011 to 2013, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the Post-doctoral Research Center of Control Science and Engineering at Central South University. His main research interests cover the fields of rail transportation and urban transportation, such as the urban public transit planning and operations management, the operation and management of the metro&tram,rail freight (logistics) system optimization etc. He has been the principle investigator of more than ten research projects funded by the National Natural Science Fundation and other Authorities. He has published more than 40 journal papers, including about 10 SCI/EI indexed papers.He has been awarded the First Prize of Railway Science Progress by the China Railway Society and many other honors.