Shaopeng Zhong

Associate Professor

School of Transportation and Logistics

Dalian University of Technology




Dr. Shaopeng Zhong is an associate professor in School of Transportation and Logistics at Dalian University of Technology and the Deputy Director of the Traffic Engineering Laboratory. In 2005, he received his bachelor's degree in transportation engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, China. In 2010, he obtained his doctorate from Southeast University, China. He is a visiting scholar in urban and regional planning at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008-2010). He is a guest professor at Technical University of Denmark (2017-2018).


He has more than 20 years of professional experience in the field of sustainable urban planning and transportation planning, land use and transportation integration modeling, urban transportation network analysis, transportation network reliability, road congestion pricing, logic-driven transport big data analysis, and shared autonomous mobility. He has written and published three books and more than thirty scientific papers in the top journals in the field of transportation planning, such as Transportation Research Part A, Transportation Research Part C, Transportation Research Part E, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Transport Geography, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Journal of Transport & Health, Journal of Transport and Land Use, Journal of Transportation Engineering-ASCE, and IET Intelligent Transport Systems.


He is a member of China Intelligent Transportation Systems Association Youth Expert Committee. He is the guest editor of Journal of Transport and Land Use (SSCI index) and Journal of Advanced Transportation(SCI index), editorial board member of Transportation Letters (SCI/SSCI index), Transportation Management, Journal of Civil Engineering Inter Disciplinaries, and Frontiers in Future Transportation.He is the chairman of the urban planning and travel behavior technical committee of the World Transport Convention. He is the organizing committee and scientific committee of several international conferences, such as International Workshop on Integrated Land Use and Transport Modeling (ILUTM), 6th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management (TDM), Transportation Research Congress (WRC), The 2017 International Conference on Economic Development and Management Engineering (EDME).

Area of Interests

  • Sustainable urban planning and
  • Transportation planning, land use and transportation integration modeling,
  • Urban transportation network analysis,
  • Transportation network reliability,
  • Road congestion pricing,
  • Logic-driven transport big data analysis, and
  • Shared autonomous mobility