GRA - Zhang - Snell

My research interest lies in the transportation planning, urban structure and spatial analysis and crowdsourcing data. My previous studies include spatial distribution of rural migrants, metro impact on urban structure and housing price, big data application in travel behavior and space-time trajectory. 
For now, I work as graduate research assistant at the consortium of Cooperative Mobility for Competitive Megaregions(CM2), under the supervision of Dr. Ming Zhang. My current research covers the development of megaregions globally and the transportation infrastructure investment around megaregions. 


  • Doctoral Student in Community and Regional Planning program (current), School of Architecture, the University of Texas at Austin, USA.
  • Master of Urban Planning(2018), Department of Urban and Regional Planning, College of Fine and Applied Art, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Urban Planning(2016), College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, China