Xiang 'Jacob' Yan

Lab Members

The Just&Green Transportation Lab focuses on using data science and artificial intelligence (machine learning) to make transportation more equitable and sustainable. Our interdisciplinary team is made up of people from various fields such as Transportation Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, Computer Science, Statistics, and Economics.

PhD Students

Anran Zheng (anranzheng@ufl.edu)

PhD student in Transportation Engineering, University of Florida

 

Anran Zheng is a PhD student in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering at the University of Florida. She received a M.S. degree in Urban Spatial Analytics from the University of Pennsylvania. She is interested in solving spatial, urban and health related issues with GIS and big data analytics.


Undergrad Students

Eliana Duarte (elianaduarte@ufl.edu)

Undergraduate student, University of Florida

 

Eliana Duarte is an undergraduate student at the University of Florida pursuing a major in Civil Engineering with a minor in Urban and Regional Planning. She is interested in public transit, transportation planning, and urban design.

     

Tejaswi Polimetla (tpolimetla@ufl.edu)

Undergraduate student, University of Florida

 

Tejaswi Polimetla is an undergraduate student at the University of Florida and is majoring in Economics and Geography. Teja is interested in spatial planning, artificial intelligence, and transportation policy.

     

Amay Patel (amay.patel@ufl.edu)

Undergraduate student, University of Florida

 

Amay Patel is an undergraduate student at the University of Florida and is currently majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Statistics. Amay is interested in artificial intelligence and transport equity along with spatial data analysis.

     

Shoujing Ke (ske@ufl.edu)

Undergraduate student, University of Florida

 

Shoujing Ke is an senior undergraduate student at University of Florida majoring in Computer Science. He enjoys coding (e.g., C++ and Python), and he likes photograph, fitness, cooking, basketball, badminton, and reading.

     




Lab Director

Xiang ‘Jacob’ Yan (xiangyan@ufl.edu)

Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering, University of Florida

 

Jacob is the director of the Just&Green Transportation lab. Specializing in public transit, shared mobility, spatial analytics and transportation equity, he applies cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence and data science to find ways to make transportation more equitable and sustainable.

 

Former Lab Members

Lin Su (sulin@ufl.edu)

Master’s student in Transportation Engineering, University of Florida

 

Lin Su is currently a PhD in Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. She received a MS degree from the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering at the University of Florida. Her research focused on shared micromobility and public transit.




Erik Huang (erik.huang@ufl.edu)

Undergraduate student, University of Florida

 

Erik Huang is a PhD student at Northwestern University in Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning. He received his B.S in Civil Engineering at the University of Florida. His research interests lie in shared mobility, public transit, and transportation equity.




Zehui Yin (zehui.yin@mail.utoronto.ca)

Undergraduate student, University of Toronto

 

Zehui Yin is an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto Scarborough majoring in the economics for management studies and minoring in GIS and applied statistics. He was a volunteer in the Just & Green Transportation Lab in Summer 2022, focusing on survey data analysis, spatial analytics and visualization.