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Dr Wei Liu

Biography
Phone
(+61 2) 9385 6926

Dr Wei Liu is a Senior Lecturer and ARC DECRA Fellow at School of Computer Science and Engineering and School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW). Prior to his position in UNSW, he was a Lecturer at University of Glasgow, UK, and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, and was a visiting researcher at University of Florida, US. Dr. Liu mainly works in transport system modelling and optimisation; large-scale traffic modelling, simulation and computing; transport economics; and urban big data analytics.

PhD positions and academic visitors

  • PhD students: Students with background in Computer Science, Civil/Transport Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Control Engineering, Automation, Applied Mathematics or other relevant areas are welcome to apply (smart transport and cities, simulation and computation, urban big data analytics). Please send me your CV including your education qualifications with GPA, English test scores (IELTS/TOEFL), list of publications (if any) and name and contact of at least two referees.
  • Postdoc, visiting students and scholars: If your research background fits my research interests, please send me your CV including your education qualifications and list of publications (if any).

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Research activities

Selected Current Works

  • Liu, W. On telecommuting and urban spatial structure.
  • Zhang, X., Liu, W., Levin, M., Waller, S.T. Equilibrium analysis of morning commuting and parking under spatial capacity allocation in the autonomous vehicle environment.
  • Wei, B., Zhang, X., Liu, W., Saberi, M., Waller, S.T. Temporal capacity allocation and tolling schemes for morning commute with carpooling.
  • Ma, M., Zhang, F., Liu, W., Vinayak, D. A game theoretical analysis of metro-integrated city logistics systems.
  • Zhang, F., Liu, W. An economic analysis of integrating bike sharing service with urban metro systems.
  • Xi, H., Liu, W., Rey, D., Waller, S.T., Kilby, P. Incentive-compatible mechanisms for continuous resource allocation in mobility-as-a-service: Pay-as-You-Go and Pay-as-a-Package.
  • Lilasathapornkit, T., Rey, D., Liu, W., Saberi, M. Traffic Assignment Problem for Pedestrian Networks.
  • Liu, W., Yang, H. Service differentiation in a two-sided market of shared parking.
  • Liu, W., Zhang, F., Yang, H. Modeling and managing the joint equilibrium of destination and parking choices under a hybrid supply of curbside and shared parking.
  • Xu, G., Zhong, L., Liu, W. A global optimization method for pricing and seat allocation schemes in passenger railway systems.
  • Qin, X., Ke, J., Liu, W., Yang H. Upgrading in ride-sourcing services with multiple vehicle classes.
  • Najmia, A., Rashidi, T.H., Liu, W. Ridesharing Systems as Activity Travel Pattern Generators: A Rolling Horizon-based Approach.
  • Cheng, Z., Waller, S.T., Rashidi, T.H., Liu, W., Jian, S., Maghrebi, M. A Network Inference Model for Low Cost and Instant Planning.
  • Ma, M., Liu, W., Li, X., Zhang, F., Jian, S., Dixit, V. Quantifying day-to-day evolution of travel choices in public transit systems with smart transit card data.
  • Wang, X., Guo, L., Wang, J., Liu, W., Zhang, X. A convex programming approach for ridesharing user equilibrium under fixed driver/rider demand.
  • Shao, C., Lindsey, R., Yang, H., Zhang, F., Liu, W. The two-sided pricing strategy of the parking sharing platform: reselling or commissioning?
  • Wu, W., Liu, Y., Liu, W., Zhang, F., Dixit, V., Waller, S.T. Autonomous intersection management for connected and automated vehicles: a lane-based approach.
  • Li, C., Bai, L., Liu, W., Yao, L., Waller, S.T. Graph Neural Network for Robust Public Transit Demand Prediction.
  • Wu, W., Liu, W., Zhang, F., Dixit, V. A new flexible parking reservation scheme for the morning commute under limited parking supplies.
  • Li, C., Bai, L., Liu, W., Yao, L., Waller, S.T. Urban Mobility Analytics: A Deep Temporal-Spatial Product Neural Network for Traveler Attributes Inference.
  • Xu, G., Liu, W., Wu, R., Yang, H. A double time-scale passenger assignment model for high-speed railway networks with continuum capacity approximation.
  • Wei, T., Xu, G., Liu, W., Zhang, F., Yang, H., Shi, F. Estimating time-varying demand for high-speed railway network based on ticket booking record.
  • Liu, W., Zhang, F., Wang, X., Shao, C., Yang, H. Unlock the Sharing Economy: the Case of the Parking Sector for Recurrent Commuting Trips.

Selected Publications

  • Jian, S., Liu, W., Wang, X., Yang, H., Waller, S.T. (2020) On integrating carsharing and parking sharing services. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Wang, X., Liu, W., Wang, D., Yang, H., Ye, J. (2020) Customer behavioural modelling of order cancellation in coupled ride-sourcing and taxi markets. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Liu, W., Szeto, W.Y. (2019) Learning and Managing Stochastic Network Traffic Dynamics with an Aggregate Traffic Representation. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Zhang, X., Liu, W., Waller, S.T., Yin, Y. (2019) Modelling and managing the integrated morning-evening commuting and parking patterns under the fully autonomous vehicle environment. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Liu, W. (2018) An Equilibrium Analysis of Commuter Parking in the Era of Autonomous Vehicles. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies.
  • Liu, W., Zhang, F., Yang, H. (2017) Modeling and Managing Morning Commute with both Household and Individual Travels. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Liu, W., Geroliminis, N. (2017) Doubly Dynamics for Multi-modal Networks with Park-and-ride and Adaptive Pricing. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Liu, W., Geroliminis, N. (2016) Modeling the Morning Commute for Urban Networks with Cruising-for-parking: an MFD Approach. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Liu, W., Yin, Y., Yang, H. (2015) Effectiveness of Variable Speed Limits Considering Commuters’ Long-term Response. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.
  • Liu, W., Yang, H., Yin, Y. (2014) Expirable Parking Reservations for Managing Morning Commute with Parking Space Constraints. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies.
  • Yang, H., Liu, W., Wang, X., Zhang, X. (2013) On the Morning Commute Problem with Bottleneck Congestion and Parking Space Constraints. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.

Selected Academic Services

  • Associate Editor - Journal of Management Science and Engineering (2017-)
  • Associate Editor - Transportmetrica A: Transport Science (2020-)
  • Associate Editor - Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics (2020-)
  • Advisory Board Member - Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2019-)
  • Guest Editor - Transportmetrica A: Transport Science (2018-2020)
  • Associate Editor - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (2018)
  • Publication Co-Chair - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (2019)
  • Co-Chair - Transportation History Technical Committee, World Transport Convention (2019)
  • Member - Traffic Flow Theory and Highway Capacity Technical CommitteeWorld Transport Convention (2020)
  • Journal Referee (more than 35 international journals):
  • e.g., Transportation Research Part A/B/C/D/ETransportation Science; Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Computers & Operations Research; IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation SystemsNetworks and Spatial Economics; Transportation; Transport Policy; Transportation Research RecordTransportmetrica A/BTravel Behaviour and Society; Journal of Transport Geography

Selected Publications

Journal articles

Zhang F; Liu W; Lodewijks G; Travis Waller S, 2020, 'The short-run and long-run equilibria for commuting with autonomous vehicles', Transportmetrica B, pp. 1 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21680566.2020.1779146

Wei B; Saberi M; Zhang F; Liu W; Waller ST, 2020, 'Modeling and managing ridesharing in a multi-modal network with an aggregate traffic representation: A doubly dynamical approach', Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 117, pp. 102670 - 102670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2020.102670

Wu W; Zhang F; Liu W; Lodewijks G, 2020, 'Modelling the traffic in a mixed network with autonomous-driving expressways and non-autonomous local streets', Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, vol. 134, pp. 101855 - 101855, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2020.101855

Jian S; Liu W; Wang X; Yang H; Waller ST, 2020, 'On integrating carsharing and parking sharing services', Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, vol. 142, pp. 19 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trb.2020.09.013

Zhang X; Liu W; Waller ST; Yin Y, 2019, 'Modelling and managing the integrated morning-evening commuting and parking patterns under the fully autonomous vehicle environment', Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, vol. 128, pp. 380 - 407, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trb.2019.08.010

Zhang X; Liu W; Waller ST, 2019, 'A network traffic assignment model for autonomous vehicles with parking choices', Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, vol. 34, pp. 1100 - 1118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mice.12486

Zhu Z; Li X; Liu W; Yang H, 2019, 'Day-to-day evolution of departure time choice in stochastic capacity bottleneck models with bounded rationality and various information perceptions', Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, vol. 131, pp. 168 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2019.09.015