Lei Gao

CSC Scholarship for joint PhD student

Research Associate

Telephone: +49 (0)89 289 22698

Email: lei.gao@tum.de


Lei Gao received a Bachelor's degree in 2015. During 2015-2018, he majored in Geopraphic Information System at Central South University, China and received his master's degree. Then, he started his PhD program at Tongji University in 2019. Currently, he is working as a research associate at the Modeling Spatial Mobility Research Group, funded by the Chinese Scholarship Council.



Research on Urban Intelligent Mobility Technology and Simulation System -Funded by Shanghai Science and Technology Commission


Congestion Zone and centralized routing -Funded by BMW group

06.2019- 06.2020

Research on Shared mobility Services Strategy and Policy-Funded by DiDi Science group

Research Interests

Synthetic population  
Activity-based model and Agent-based simulation  
Travel behavior analysis



Ye J, Gao L, Chen M, et al. What Influences Users to Employ Ride-hailing Integrated with Public Transit. TRB 2020. [Publisher's Website]

Y. Zeng, X. Fu, L. Gao, et al, Robust Multivehicle Tracking With Wasserstein Association Metric in Surveillance Videos. IEEE Access, 2020, 8, 47863-47876. [Open Access]

Gao L, Liu X, Liu Y, et al. Measuring road network topology vulnerability by Ricci curvature. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2019, 527: 121071. [Publisher's Website]

Lin X, LI h, Zhang Y, Gao L. A Probabilistic Embedding Clustering Method for Urban Structure Detection [J]. ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 2017, XLII-2-W7.