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. 

My interests

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