Mathematics in Transportation Workshop


Tuesday, 30 January - 9:30am - 4:00 pm


The University of Melbourne

Evan Williams Theatre, Peter Hall Building


If you are interested in transportation and/or how mathematics and statistics are applied to solve transportation problems, there will be an informal workshop of Mathematics in Transportation on Tuesday, the 30th January in the School of Mathematics, The University of Melbourne. 

Registrations are not required. Morning tea and light lunch will be provided. 

  •   9:30am -10:15 am: Prof Zhihuan (Terry) Liu (Southeast University, China) - Optimization models for the planning of transport and transit infrastructure
  • 10:15am - 11:00am:  A/Prof Russel Thompson (University of Melbourne) - Modelling city logistics: opportunities and challenges
  • 11:00am - 11:30am:  Morning Tea
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm:  Prof Hai Vu (Monash University) - A new signal control model for dynamic traffic assignment applications
  • 12:15pm -13:00pm:  Dr Joyce Zhang (University of Melbourne) - Modeling vehicular traffic and traffic disruption
  • 13:00pm - 14:15pm:  Light Lunch 
  • 14:15pm - 15:00pm:  Prof Liu - Willingness to board: A novel concept for modeling queuing up passengers
  • 15:00pm - 16:00pm:  Questions/Collaboration discussion

CLICK HERE for abstracts and more information on each of the speakers.

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