Hao Wu

Hao Wu is working as a research associate at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Constantinos Antoniou. Hao received his bachelor's degree in Traffic Engineering & Software Engineering in China and his master's degree in Planning and Operations in Transport (Specialization: Transport Modeling and Simulation) from the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin). He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. focusing on urban air mobility (UAM) & novel transport concept modeling.

Open Topics for Master (/Bachelor) Thesis

  • Demand-driven Vertiport Siting by Machine Learning and Agent-based Transport Simulation for UAM Network Expansion. Mentoring: Tao Guo and Hao Wu. Download description. (release date: 04.04.2024)
  • Using MATSim-UAM Extension to Simulate the Charging Behavior of UAM Vehicles for Further Scenarios. Mentoring: Hao Wu. Download description. (release date: 23.11.2023)
  • [Develop your own topic on Urban Air Mobility] Open master/bachelor thesis topic. Mentoring: Hao Wu. (release date: today)
    • Please refer to the UAM showcase, the UAM project page, and MATSim-UAM extension in order to develop your own research topic. After having a thesis topic, you could send your transcript of records (ideal also with CV) to wu.hao@tum.de to arrange an appointment to discuss your potential master/bachelor thesis.
  • [Develop your own topic on MATSim] Open master/bachelor thesis topic. Mentoring: Hao Wu. (release date: today)
    • You could send your transcript of records (ideal also with CV) to wu.hao@tum.de to arrange an appointment to discuss your potential master/bachelor thesis.

Closed Topics for Master (/Bachelor) Thesis

  • AI-Based Mode Choice Modeling for Urban Air Mobility as an Airport Shuttle Service. Mentoring: Hao Wu and Cheng LyuDownload description. (release date: 01.08.2023)
  • Optimizing the Siting of Urban Air Mobility Systems considering Land Use Constraints in Multimodal Transportation Networks. Integration with Demand-Responsive Transit Services. Mentoring: Hao Wu and Qinglong Lu. (release date: 05.01.2024)
  • Optimizing the Siting of Urban Air Mobility Systems in Multimodal Transportation Networks: Integration with Demand-Responsive Transit Services. Mentoring: Hao Wu and Qinglong Lu. Download description. (release date: 31.03.2023)
  • Environmental impacts assessment approach with MATSim: a case study on public transportation-related emissions for the greater Munich area. Mentoring: Hao Wu. (release date: 06.12.2022)
  • Mode choice modeling to and from Munich Airport: case study on Urban Air Mobility. Mentoring: Filippos Adamidis and Hao Wu. Download description. (release date: 12.10.2022)

Project

Research Focus

  • Multi-agent Transport Simulation (MATSim)
  • Discrete Choice Modeling
  • Spatial Analytics
  • Data Analytics

Teaching Activities

  • Statistical Learning and Data Analytics for Transportation Systems
  • Cross-Cutting Fundamentals and Methods
  • Grundlagen Vernetzte Verkehrssysteme (Fundamentals of Networked Transportation Systems)
  • Project Seminar - Transportation Systems
  • Supervision of Master Thesis

Education and Training

Jun. 2023 - present

Doctor of Philosophy in Transportation
Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Jan. 2023 - Feb. 2023

Short Course on Discrete Choice Analysis: Predicting Individual Behavior and Market Demand

(provided by Prof. Moshe Ben-Akiva & Prof. Michel Bierlaire)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) & Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Oct. 2019 – May 2022   

Master of Science in Planning and Operations in Transport  (Grade: sehr gut)
Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin)
Thesis: Optimization of demand-responsive Transport Service:

A Case Study on School Traffic in Rural Area

Oct. 2018 – Jul. 2019

Preparatory College  
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) 
Certificate: German C1

(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) 

Sep 2013 – Jul. 2018

Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering

Sep 2013 – Jul. 2018 

Bachelor of Engineering in Traffic Engineering

Work Experience

Jun. 2022 – present Research Associate
Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering 
Technical University of Munich 
Munich, Germany 
Nov. 2021 – May 2022  Student Research Asisstant 
Department of Transport Systems Planning and Transport Telematics 
Technical University of Berlin  
Berlin, Germany 
Aug. 2021 – Oct. 2021  Research Intern 
Department of Powertrain Systems E-Mobility 
Robert Bosch GmbH  
Stuttgart, Germany 
Apr. 2021 – Jul. 2021  Student Research Asisstant 
Department of Transport Systems Planning and Transport Telematics 
Technical University of Berlin
Berlin, Germany 

Publications

  • Tao Guo, Hao Wu, Qing-Long Lu, Constantinos Antoniou: Two-stage Stochastic Optimization Approach for UAM Station Siting. (submitted to Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice and under review)
  • Chengqi Lu, Michal Maciejewski, Hao Wu, Kai Nagel: Demand-Responsive Transport for Students in Rural Areas: A Case Study in Vulkaneifel, Germany. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 2023
  • Chengqi Lu, Michal Maciejewski, Hao Wu, Kai Nagel: Optimization of demand-Responsive Transport: The Rolling Horizon Approach. The 14th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT), 2023 (Best Paper Award)
  • Tao Guo, Hao Wu, Constantinos Antoniou: Assessment of the Economic Impact of UAM Siting through Enhancements in Travel Time Efficiency and Accessibility. The 2024 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2023
  • Hao Wu, Tao Guo, Qing-Long Lu, Danyue Zhi, Constantinos Antoniou: Emission-aware two-stage stochastic optimization framework for UAM station allocation. The 26th Euro Working Group on Transportation Conference (EWGT 2024), 2024
  • Hao Wu, Dayue Zhi, Biao Yin, Cheng Lyu, Constantinos Antoniou: Evidence-based Policy Impact Evaluation Framework for Implementing Green Transport Policies. The 26th Euro Working Group on Transportation Conference (EWGT 2024), 2024
  • Hao Wu, Yin Biao, Liu Liu, Constantinos Antoniou: Mobility and environmental impacts of driving restriction zone: The Berlin case study. , 2023

Awards and Scholarships

Jun. 2018 Best Bachelor's Thesis in the University 2018 
Mar. 2018 Dalian's Outstanding Graduate Award 
Jan. 2016 Outstanding Student Leader 

(edited) 01.03.2022 by Hao Wu