Weiran Yao

My name is Weiran Yao. I am a PhD student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining MAC, I spent one year working as a research assistant in City University of Hong Kong. I applied social media analytics into the design decision support of Transit-Oriented development in Hong Kong. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Aircraft Airworthiness from Beihang University in 2016.

My interests

  • Network effects of technologies
  • Approximate dynamic programming, reinforcement learning
  • Last/first-mile, vehicle routing, ridesharing

contact info

Weiran Yao (wyao1)
HBH 3051
Carnegie Mellon University