Kaidi Wang


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Email

kaidi@vt.edu

Telephone

(540)739-9577

Department

Urban Affairs and Planning

Institute

Virginia Tech

Address

Architecture Annex, 140 Otey St, Blacksburg, VA 24061

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Kaidi Wang

I am a Ph.D. student in Urban Affairs & Planning at Virginia Tech. I transferred from Computer Science after a year in CS department. I received a M.S. degree in Information Security from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2017, the B.S. degree Information Security from Xidian University in 2014. Download my CV

Research Interests

Urban analytics; Emerging transportation technology such as Automated Vehicles; Big data and applied machine learning in urban studies; Geographic information systems (GIS).

Education

2018 - present

Ph.D. in Planning, Governance, and Globalization at Virginia Tech

Dissertation: The mutual effect between Automated Vehicles (AV) and cities: the role of urban forms, AV mode share and social interaction potentional

Committee: Ralph Buehler , Wenwen Zhang , T. Donna Chen , Ralph P. Hall , Theodore Lim

2017 - 2018

Computer and Information Sciences at Virginia Tech

Department of Computer Science in College of Engineering

2014 - 2017

M.S. in Information Security at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

The Research Center of Information Security in School of Cyberspace Security

2010 - 2014

B.S. n Information Security at Xidian University

Department of Information Security in School of Telecommunications Engineering

Awards and Honors

2014 - 2016

First Grade Scholarship at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

2013

National Encouragement Scholarship Top 1% at Xidian University

2013

The postgraduate recommendation Top 2% at Xidian University

2010 - 2012

First Grade Scholarship Top 8%

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Wang, K., & Zhang, W. Parking Space Optimization in the Era of Private Automated Vehicles. Transportation Research Record. (Under Review)

Lim, T., & Wang, K. Comparison of machine learning algorithms for emulating a complex hydrologic model for spatial land use decision support. Computers and Geosciences. (Under Review)

Wang, K., & Zhang, W. (2021). The role of urban form in the performance of shared automated vehicles. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 93, 102744.

Zhang, W., Wang, K., Wang, S., Jiang, Z., Mondschein, A., & Noland, R. B. (2020). Synthesizing neighborhood preferences for automated vehicles. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 120, 102774.

Zhang, W., & Wang, K. (2020). Parking futures: shared automated vehicles and parking demand reduction trajectories in Atlanta. Land Use Policy, 91, 103963.

Peer-Reviewed Conference proceedings

Jia, W., Chen T.D., W. Zhang, Lim, L., Wang, K., Mirla, A. Willingness-toRelocate: Analyzing Travelers’ Parking Preferences for Private Autonomous Vehicles. Transportation Research Board 100th Annual Meeting.

Wang, K., Zhang, W., Mortveit, H., & Swarup, S. (2020). Improved Travel Demand Modeling with Synthetic Populations. The 21st International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation (MABS2020).

Wang, K., Xie, W., & Zhang, W. (2019). Parking Space Optimization in the Era of Private Automated Vehicles (No. 19-05868). Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting.

Teaching Experience

2021 Spring

Teaching Assistant SPIA3554 Transdisplinary Research Method

2020 Spring

Teaching Assistant SPIA 3554 Transdisplinary Research Method

2019 Fall

Teaching Assistant UAP3024 Urban and Regional Analysis

2019 Spring

Teaching Assistant SPIA3554 Transdisplinary Research Method

2017 Fall

Teaching Assistant Introduction to C++ programming