Zhihua Jin

Research Associate

Telefon: +49 (0)89 289 22698

Email: zhihua.jin@tum.de



Zhihhua Jin is a research associate in the Travel Behavior Research Group at TUM. She holds a B.Eng. and M.Eng. in Civil Engineering from Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan. in Bachelor and Master thesis, she focused on the interactions between fare structure and oprations of public transportation. After gradutation, she worked for Nikken Sekkei as an urban planner in Tokyo, Japan, until she joined the Travel Behavior Reserach Group at TUM as a research associate in 2023.

Research Interests

Integrated Land Use and Transportation Modeling

Fare Structure 

Transportation Network Design and Optimization

Public Transportation Operation and Management


Modeling Urban Development

Spatial Modeling

Project Seminar




Jin, Z., Schmöcker, J. D., & Maadi, S. (2019). On the interaction between public transport demand, service quality and fare for social welfare optimisation. Research in Transportation Economics76, 100732.