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Session outline:

    • Grand Paris Express – Evaluation of the long-term effects with a TRANUS integrated land-use/transport models

      Sylvie Gayda (STRATEC) andTomás de la Barra (Central University of Venezuela)

    • Understanding the potentials and challenges of subway developments for a new low carbon metropolis: A multi-scale approach

      Liang Zhao and Qizhi Mao (Tsinghua University); Li Wan and Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

Discussant: Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

Session Chair: Mingfei Ma (David Simmonds Consultancy Ltd)

Bios of speakers, discussant and chair:


Sylvie Gayda

is senior project manager and responsible for the Transport Economics department at STRATEC





Tomás de la Barra

is a Professor at the Central University of Venezuela




Qizhi Mao

is Professor of Urban Planning and Design and Associate Dean in the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University,





Liang Zhao

is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Design in the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University





Ying Jin

is a University Reader in Architecture and Urbanism at Dept of Architecture, University of Cambridge, and Lead Convenor of the AUM symposia since 2011


Mingfei Ma

is a senior consultant at David Simmonds Consultancy Ltd