PhD Students

Graciela Carillo PhD Student (Transport Informatics)

Graciela Carrillo is a PhD researcher working under the supervision of Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah and Dr. Jinhyun Hong.

She earned an Industrial Logistics Engineering degree from the Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico in 2013. She received her Master's Degree in Public and Urban Policy from the University of Glasgow, UK. Her master dissertation versed on the analysis of a national instrument of housing policy and its impact on income inequality in Mexico. Her current research focuses on the connection between digital literacy and transport disadvantages using data from the Integrated Multimedia City Data (iMCD) project. Her interest is on the potential of digital literacy as an enabler of transport accessibility.

Ruzanna Mat Jusoh PhD Student (Mathematics, Engineering)

Ruzanna is a PhD student in the School of Engineering working under the supervision of Dr. Konstantinos Ampountolas. Her PhD is funded by the Malaysian government from 2015–2018.

Ruzanna received BSc and MSc degrees in Mathematics from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2006 and 2008, respectively.

Sheila Scialanga EPSRC PhD Student (Applied Mathematics, Engineering)

Sheila is a PhD student in the School of Engineering working under the supervision of Dr. Konstantinos Ampountolas. Her PhD is funded by the EPSRC from 2016–2019. Prior to joining the University of Glasgow she was visiting research scholar at INRIA Sophia Antipolis-Mediterranee, France, and the Institute of Pure & Applied Mathematics in the University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

Sheila received a BSc in Mathematics and an MSc in Applied Mathematics from the Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy, in 2011 and 2014, respectively.

Ashwini Venkatasubramaniam LKAS PhD Student (Mathematics & Statistics, Engineering)

Ashwini is a PhD student associated with the Urban Big Data Centre. Her PhD is funded by the Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Scholarship from 2014–2018. The focus of her PhD is on spatio-temporal methods of clustering for urban traffic networks using heterogeneous sources of data (e.g. loop detectors, GPS, etc.).

She previously earned a Diploma in Economics from the University of London in 2009, a B.Sc. Mathematics with Economics from the University of East Anglia in 2011, and a M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2014.

Guoqiang (Chris) Wu PhD Student (Transport Informatics)

Guoqiang (Chris) is a PhD researcher based at the School of Social and Political Sciences, under the supervision of Professor Piyushimita (Vonu) Thakuriah and Dr. Jinhyun Hong. His research focuses on the impacts of ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) use on individuals' activity-travel behaviour and sustainable lifestyles with the target group of the Millennials.

Chris received a BEng in construction cost engineering from the Chongqing University in China in 2012, and then earned a MSc degree in infrastructure planning and appraisal from University College London (UCL) in 2013.

Chao Zhang PhD Student (Traffic Engineering)
Chao Zhang

Chao is a PhD student in the School of Engineering working under the supervision of Dr. Konstantinos Ampountolas. His PhD is funded by the EPSRC from 2017–2020. Chao received his BEng degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow in 2017.