• The University of Western Australia (M261), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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20062020
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Personal profile

Biography

Chao is a research fellow at the Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC), with experience in both academia and industry, where he participated in a range of research and consulting activities including some large-scale infrastructure and mining projects. Since joining PATREC, he has been leveraging his unique combination of experiences and skills to actively bridge the gap between industry, government and academia.

Funding overview

Enhanced short and longer term network performance prediction capabilities through data-driven analytics and simulation, iMOVE CRC
Assessment of feasibility and benefits of video analytics as applied to video footage from existing Main Roads WA cameras, Main Roads WA
RailSmart Wanneroo Planning Support System, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Smart Cities and Suburbs Program
Addressing Future Uncertainties of Perth at 3.5 Million: What-If Scenarious for Mass Transit, PATREC
Mass Transit Plan for Perth at 3.5 Million and Beyond, WA Department of Transport

Previous positions

Senior Simulation Consultant, AECOM
Research Associate, Curtin

Teaching overview

Transport Engineering

Research

Currently, Chao mainly focuses on multidisciplinary research by applying modern computing and simulation techniques to the following areas:
Future transport (impact of Autonomous Vehicles and telecommuting etc.);
Transport and traffic modelling and simulation;
Data analytics for traffic/transport;
Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS);
Optimisation (applied evolutionary algorithms);
Discrete event simulation for logistics and supply chain management.

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Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 2006 2018

Open Access
File
developmental biology
layout
biology
road
modeling

A flexible accessibility analysis tool for enhanced urban analytics

Sun, Y., McCarney, G., Sabri, S., Amirebrahimi, S., Agunbiade, M., Chen, Y., Keshtiarast, A., Kalantari, M., Bright, C., Olaru, D., Reynolds, M., Rajabifard, A. & Biermann, S., 27 Nov 2017, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2017 Proceedings. New Zealand: Australasian Transport Research Forum

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

accessibility
infrastructure
spatial resolution
labor
GIS

Road to autonomous vehicles in Australia: an exploratory literature review

Sun, Y., Olaru, D., Smith, B., Greaves, S. & Collins, A., Mar 2017, In : Road & Transport Research. 26, 1, p. 34 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File

Using microsimulation of city traffic to determine a cordon charge based on marginal network social cost

Sun, Y. & Taplin, J., 2017, Transportation Research Procedia. Netheralnds: Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Hype or hope - Can future transport technologies ease congestion?

Sun, Y., Gladstone, L. & Taplin, J., 2016, Planning Boomtown and Beyond. Biermann, S., Olaru, D. & Paul, V. (eds.). UWA Publishing, p. 574-591

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter