Weiya Chen, Associate Professor, Deputy dean of the School of traffic and Transportation Engineering, 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 rail transportation system planning and design and operation,urban public transit planning and operations, transportation economics and policy, logistics system optimization and operations etc. He has been the principle investigator of more than 20 research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and other Authorities. He has published more than 50 journal papers and been the co-authors of one book. He has been awarded the First Prize of Railway Science Progress by the China Railway Society and many other honors.