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Yili (Kelly) Tang

    Assistant Professor

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

    Office: Room 4400A

    Email: ytang564 ‘at’ uwa ‘dot’ ca

    Dr.Tang leads the MoTech Research Group. She actively engages in diverse academic and industry activities in Canada, United States, Hong Kong, Denmark, and Japan. She leads and participates in national and international research grants (over $2.5 million) funded by NSERC, SSHRC, Mitacs, Denmark DFF, Hong Kong RGC, US NSF. She has won over six awards in research and entrepreneurship. Her research studies have been published in top-tier journals in transportation engineering and science, economics, and energy domain. Her publications has been awarded as one of the most cited articles in the top journal Transportation Research Part B, and Best Paper Award in Multimodal Transportation. 

    Research Interests

    Analysis, modeling and optimization of the transportation system (Mobility-As-A-Service, public transport, ride-sharing, and emerging transportation technologies), travel behavior and transport economics, data mining and decision analytics (statistical model, machine learning/deep learning), mechanism design and game theory.