Li Zhiheng
Associate Professor

Professional Experience & Education

Professional History

    Dr. Li is currently an Associate Professor and doctoral advisor in GSST's Division of Logistics & Transportation. He also serves as deputy secretary general of the Shenzhen Smart Transportation Industry Promotion Association. Prior to joining GSST, Dr. Li was an Associate Professor in Tsinghua University's Department of Automation and served as the director of the Joint Laboratory of Intelligent Transportation at Tsinghua University.

Education

    Dr.Li received his Ph.D. in Control Science and Engineering Tsinghua University's Department of Automation in 2009.


Instruction & Advising

Current Courses:

    Intelligent Transportation Systems

Master's & Ph.D. Advising:

    Smart Transporation Technology; New Energy Vehicle Testing; Automated Driving


Research

In recent years, Dr. Li has been engaged in research on big data and intelligent transportation through projects that include the national traffic control network Shenzhen pilot project, the Shenzhen Qianhai Shekou Free Trade Zone pure electric transportation service system and other smart transportation technology and industry development frontier work. In addition, he also researched new energy vehicle testing, automated driving and other fields, participated in intergovernmental international cooperation projects including basic research on electric vehicles in China and Germany, as well as national key research and development plans, research and development of intelligent electric vehicle electronic, and electrical architecture projects for new energy vehicles.

Current Projects:

  • National Traffic Control Network Shenzhen Pilot Project;

  • Shenzhen Qianhai Shekou Free Trade Zone Pure Electric Transportation Service System


Additional Positions

Associate Editor: IEEE Transactions on ITS

Workshop/Tutorials Chair: The 15th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference

Panelist: CSCE2012 Transportation Specialty Conference

Executive Committee Chair: The 13th COTA International Conference of Transportation



  1. Zhiheng Li, Shan Jiang, Jing Dong, Shuofeng Wang, Zhennan Ming, Li Li*. Battery capacity design for electric vehicles considering the diversity of daily vehicles miles traveled[J]. Transportation Research Part C Emerging Technologies, 2016, 72:272-282.

  2. WANG Shuo-feng, LI Zhi-heng, JIANG Shan, XIE Na*. Exploring relations between city regions based on mobile phone data[J]. Journal of Central South University, 2016, 23(7):1799-1806.

  3. Liangmin Li*, Weining Lu, Xueqian Wang, Zhiheng Li.A frequency domain feature based cascade classifier and its application to fault diagnosis, Chinese Control and Decision Conference, 2016:5957-5961

  4. Xue-Hai Gao, Bin Liang, Le Pan, Zhi-Heng Li, and Ying-Chun Zhang .A Monocular Structured Light Vision Method for Pose Determination of Large Non-cooperative Satellites[J], International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, 2016, 14(6):1535-1549

  5. Xuehai Gao, Bin Liang, Zhiheng Li and Wenfu Xu .Approach Method of a Formation Space Robotic System for On-orbit Servicing of GEO[C], The 13th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Beijing, China, June 20-22, 2016

  6. Li Li,Xiaonan Su,Yanwei Wang,Yuetong Lin,Zhiheng Li*. Robust causal dependence mining in big data network and its application to traffic flow predictions[J]. Transportation Research Part C Emerging Technologies, 2015, 58:292-307.

  7. Tan J, Li Z, Li L, et al. Berth assignment planning for multi‐line bus stops[J]. Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2015, 48(7):750-765.

  8. Shan Jiang,Shuofeng Wang,Zhiheng Li*,Weiwei Guo,Xin Pei. Fluctuation Similarity Modeling for Traffic Flow Time Series: A Clustering Approach[C].International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. IEEE, 2015:848-853.

  9. Yanwei Wang,Zhiheng Li*,Li Li,Suofeng Wang,Ruimin Ke. Identifying the urban transportation corridor based on mobile phone data[C].First International Smart Cities Conference. IEEE, 2015:1-6.

  10. Li Y, Li Z, Li L. Missing traffic data: comparison of imputation methods[J]. Iet Intelligent Transport Systems, 2014, 8(1):51-57.

  11. Li Li, Xiaonan Su, Yi Zhang, Yuetong Lin, Zhiheng Li*. Trend Modeling for Traffic Time Series Analysis: An Integrated Study[J]. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2015, 16(6):1-10.

  12. Yanwei Wang, Zhiheng Li, Li Li*, Yi Zhang, Jianming Hu, Jiajie Zhang, Wei Guo. Visualization Analysis for Urban Human Traveling Behavior Based on Mobile Phone Data[C]. Cota International Conference of Transportation Professionals. 2015:1580-1591.

  13. Zhiheng Li, Yuebiao Li, Li Li, A comparison of detrending models and multi-regime models for traffic flow prediction. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 34-44, 2014.

  14. Qi Wang, Li Li, Zhiheng Li, Investigation of discretionary lane change characteristics using NGSIM datasets, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 246-253, 2014.

  15. Li Li, Xiaonan Su, Yi Zhang, Jianming Hu, Zhiheng Li. Traffic prediction, data compression, abnormal data detection and missing data imputation: An integrated study based on the decomposition of traffic time series. Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, pp. 282-289, 2014.

  16. Chen X, Li Z, Li L, et al. A Traffic Breakdown Model Based on Queueing Theory[J]. Networks and Spatial Economics, 2014, 14(3):485-504.

  17. Ningyu Zhao, Zhiheng Li*.Optimize Traffic Police Arrangement in Easy Congested Area based on Improved Particle Swarm Optimization [J]. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2014, 138(138):408–417.

  18. Han Jiang, Zhiheng Li, Rui Jiang, Jingyan Song, Li Li*, "Three-Velocity queueing model for congested traffic flow simulation," Proceedings of COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals, 2013.

  19. Yuebiao Li, Zhiheng Li, Li Li*, "Comparison on PPCA, KPPCA and MPPCA based missing data imputing for traffic flow," Proceedings of International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety, pp. 1152-1157, 2013.

  20. Li Li, Yuebiao Li, Zhiheng Li*, "Efficient missing data imputing for traffic flow by considering temporal and spatial dependence," Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 34, pp. 108-120, 2013.

  21. Xiqun (Michael) Chen, Zhiheng Li, Li Li, Qixin Shi. Characterising scattering features in flow–density plots using a stochastic platoon model, Transportmetrica A: Transport Science 2013.

  22. Li Li, Yang Kaidi, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi. The optimality condition of the multiple-cycle smoothed curve signal timing model, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART C-EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES. 2013, 27: 46-57.

  23. Li Li, Chen Xiqun, Li Zhiheng. Asymmetric stochastic Tau Theory in car-following, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART F-TRAFFIC PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR. 2013, 18: 21-33.

  24. Jiyuan Tan, Li Li, Zhiheng Li, Yi Zhang. Distribution models for start-up lost time and effective departure flow rate, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 2013, 51: 1-11.

  25. Hou Lin, Lao Yunteng, Wang Yinhai, Zhang Zuo, Zhang Yi, Li Zhiheng. Modeling freeway incident response time: A mechanism-based approach. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, v 28, p 87-100, March 2013.

  26. Li L, Chen X, Li Z, et al. Freeway Travel-Time Estimation Based on Temporal–Spatial Queueing Model[J]. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2013, 14(3):1536-1541.

  27. Yuebiao LI, Zhiheng LI, Maojing JIN, Shengchao YIN. Multiple-step ahead Traffic Forecasting based on GMM Embedded BP Network[J]. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2013, 96: 1014-1024.

  28. Chen Xiqun, Li Li, Li Zhiheng. Phase Diagram Analysis Based on a Temporal-Spatial Queueing Model, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, 2012, 14: 1705-1716.

  29. Jiang Han, Li Zhiheng, Song Jingyan. A comparison of coherent flow produced by vissim and transmodeler. Proceedings of the 12th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals, p 639-648, 2012.

  30. Chen Xiqun, Li Meng, Zhang Liping, Li Zhiheng. Comparison of highway traffic breakdown features between U.S. and China using discrete wavelet transform: An empirical study. Proceedings of the 12th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals, p 545-556, 2012.

  31. Guo Wei, Wang Qi, Li Zhiheng, Tan Jiyuan, Zhang Yi, Li Li, Zhang Zuo. Compare linear interpolation and adaptive smoothing methods on traffic flow information reconstruction. IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, p 1650-1655, 2012.

  32. Xiqun Chen, Zhiheng Li, Meng Li, Li Li*, "Shockwave induced multistate Log-normal mixture model for oscillating travel time," Proceedings of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, 2012.

  33. Zhang Haizheng, Tan Jiyuan, Yao Danya, Li Li. Signal control strategy between expressway off-ramp and on-ramp area in Beijing. IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, p 385-390, 2012.

  34. Yin Shengchao, Xu Runmin, Zhang Yi, Li Zhiheng. Signal Control Strategies for Bottleneck Area on Urban Expressway, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2012, 2:27-33.

  35. Su Yunkai, Zhang Zuo, Li Zhiheng, Ding Jun, Ma Xiao. A Two-phase BP neural network method to predict average delay of signalized intersection under multi-saturation traffic states. Proceedings of CCDC 2011, 3870-3875.

  36. Ma Xiao, Zhang Zuo, Li Zhiheng, Su Yunkai. Equivalent-multidimensional information assignment method for road black spot identification. Proceedings of the ICTIS 2011, 795-801.

  37. Jiyuan Tan, Li Li, Zhiheng Li, Yi Zhang. A comparison of departure headway at signalized intersection produced by VISSIM and TransModeler, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety, 2011, 291-296.

  38. Li Yuebiao, Li Zhiheng. Design and development of the monitoring system for traffic signal controller based on WEB technology. Proceedings of the ICMT 2011, 3920-3924.

  39. Ma Xiao, Zhang Zuo, Li Zhiheng, Ding Jun. Modeling and analysis of traffic accidents’ inducements based on factorial experiment method, Proceedings of the ICCTP 2011, 1988-1998.

  40. Li Qingquan, Cao Jing, Yue Yang, Li Zhiheng, Pattern Extraction and Temporal Evolution of Short-Term Traffic Volume, Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University, 2011, 12:1392-1396.

  41. Xiongchu Wu, Zhiheng Li, Li Li, Yuelong Su, Lu Lu, Jiyuan Tan. Berth assignment planning for multi-berth bus stops, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2011.

  42. Zhao Tingting, Li Zhiheng, Mu Bei-Peng, Zhang Yi. Exploring the influence of Real-Time traveler information on the macroscopic fundamental diagrams, Proceedings of the ICCTP 2011, 1720-1732.

  43. Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi. Multi-Objective Reinforcement Learning for Traffic Signal Control Using Vehicular Ad Hoc Network, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2010: 1-7.

  44. He Jianwei, Zeng Zhenxiang, Li Zhiheng. Benefit Evaluation Framework of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2010, 1:81-97.

  45. Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Li Li, Zhang Yi. Learning Based Fuzzy Control Strategy Design for a Signalized Intersection, Journal of Tsinghua University(Science and Technology), 2010. 5:709-713.

  46. Zhou Dabing, Zhang Zuo, Li Zhiheng, Su Yunkai, Hou Lin. A multi-objective control for urban intersections based on 3E criteria, Proceedings of CCDC 2010, 3052-3058.

  47. Dai Yuanhui, Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Zuo. A multi-agent coordinate model for urban traffic signal control, Proceedings of the ICCA 2010, 1882-1887.

  48. Lu Lu, Yuelong Su, Danya Yao, Li Li, Zhiheng Li. Optimal design of bus stops that are shared by multiple lines of buses, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2010, 125-130.

  49. Su Yuelong, Lu Lu, Yao Danya, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi. Evaluation of Imbalanced Development between Vehicles and Urban Road Using Classical Traffic Flow Model, Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development, 2010, 11:108-112.

  50. Zhan Jianyun, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi. Freeway On/off-Ramp Control Algorithm Based on ANN-PID, Journal of System Simulation, 2010, 3:686-690.

  51. Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi. Robustness Analysis Model of Urban Transit Networks, Journal of South China University of Technology(Natural Science Edition), 2010, 3:70-75.

  52. Li Zhiheng, Li Li, Zhang Yi. IVS09: Future of intelligent vehicle vision systems, IEEE Intelligent Systems Magazine, 2009, 6:62-65.

  53. Zhiheng Li, Yudong Chen, Li Li, Yi Zhang. Quantization Errors of Uniformly Quantized fGn and fBm Signals, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2009, 12: 1059-1062.

  54. Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Li Li, Zhang Yi, Yin Shengchao. Network-Wide Traffic State Observation and Analysis Method Using Pseudo-Color Map, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2009, 4:46-52.

  55. Yin shengchao, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi, Yao Danya, Su Yuelong, Li Li. Headway distribution modeling with regard to traffic status, Proceedings of IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, 2009, 1057-1062.

  56. Ke Gangkai, Hujianming, He Li, Li Zhiheng. Data reduction in urban traffic sensor network, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Proceedings, p 1021-1026, 2009.

  57. Zhou Dabing, Zhang Zuo, Yin Yaomin, Li Zhiheng. An application attempt of transit signal priority in urban arterial, Proceedings of the ICTE 2009, 3381-3386.

  58. Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Zuo, Yao Danya, Teng Renjie. Robustness analysis of urban transit networks based on bipartite graph model, Proceedings of the 1st IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems, 2009, 246-251.

  59. Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi. Generation of coordinated control regions for road network using hypergraph models, IFAC Proceedings Volumes. pp 576-581, 2009, 12th IFAC Symposium on Transpotaton Systems.

  60. Zhiheng Li, Shengchao Yin, Yi Zhang, Li Li. Sum-of-squares based design method for four-parameter lag-lead compensator, Tsinghua Science and Technology, 2009, 6:732-734.

  61. He Jianwei, Zeng Zhenxiang, Li Zhiheng. An Analysis on Effectiveness of Transportation Demand Management in Beijing, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2009, 6:114-119.

  62. Yin Wang, Jianming Hu, Li Li, Yudong Chen, Zhiheng Li, Danya Yao. Traffic flow volume fluctuation analysis using MF-DFA, Proceedings of International Conference on Transportation Engineering, 2009, 4186-4191.

  63. Zhao Tingting, Li Li, Hu Jianming, Zhang Yi, Zhang Zuo, Li Zhiheng. Detection of urban traffic flow’s synchronized oscillations using spectral envelope, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC, 2009.

  64. Su Yuelong, Lu Lu, Yao Danya, Zhang Yi, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Zuo, Yangmeng Wang. Transportation demand management for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC, 2009, 824-829.

  65. Yin Shengchao, Li Zhiheng. Integrated Traffic Signal Control and Management Platform and Its Application, Road Traffic & Safety, 2009, 6:44-48.

  66. Zhan Jianyun, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi, Duan Houli. Coordinated Control Strategies of Beijing Ring Freeway Based on Improved AMOC, Journal of South China University of Technology(Natural Science Edition), 2009, 11:43-49.

  67. Duan Houli, Li Zhiheng, Zhang Yi. Dynamic Subdivision of Road Network into Coordinated Control Regions, Journal of Jilin University(Engineering and Technology Edition), 2009, Sup2:13-18.

  68. Li Zhiheng, Sun Dong, Zhang Zixuan, Song Jingyan, Xiao Deyun. Control Mechanism Analysis of Small-Agent Networks Using a Distinguished Node Model for Urban Traffic Controls, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2008, 3:420-430.

  69. Li Zhiheng, Sun Dong, Jin Xuexiang, Yu Di, Zhang Zuo. Pattern-Based Study on Urban Transportation System States and Properties with Fuzzy Reasoning Methods, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2008, 5:83-87.

  70. Li Zhiheng, Yin Shengchao, Tian Ye, Li Li, Zhao Zhiqiang, Ji Yan. Urban Traffic Flow Volume Modeling for Beijing Using a Mixed-Flow Model, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2008, 3:111-114.

  71. Ye Tian, Zhiheng Li, Dabing Zhou, Jingyan Song, Deyun Xiao. Interactive Signal Control for Over-saturated Arterial Intersections Using Fuzzy Logic. Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation System, 2008.

  72. Jiang Guangsheng, Liang Yichao, Guan Jizhen, Wei Ran, Li Zhiheng, Gong Yanjun. Bus Signal and VIP Vehicle Emergency Priority at Intersections in Beijing Olympic Center, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2008, 6:101-106.

  73. Yuelong Su, Danya Yao, Yi Zhang, Zhiheng Li, Li Li, Zheng Wei. Vehicle/Pedestrian conflict analysis and exclusive right-turn phase setting study, Proceedings of IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium, 2008, 733-738.

  74. Yuelong Su*, Zheng Wei, Shihan Cheng, Danya Yao, Yi Zhang, Li Li, Zuo Zhang, Zhiheng Li, "Departure headways of mixed traffic flow at signalized intersections: Distributions, simulations and validations," Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting CD, 2008.

  75. Zhiheng Li, Zuo Zhang, Qian Chen, Yudong Chen. A Transportation Facilities Management Tree Model Based on IPv6, Proceeding of the 10th IEEE Conference on ITS, 2007, 235-240.

  76. Zhang Zixuan, Li Zhiheng, Song Jingyan, Xiao Deyun. A New Approach to Property Analysis of Urban Traffic Flow Networks, Proceedings of IEEE ICIT, 2006, 2101-2106.

  77. Fu Yi, Li Zhiheng, Song Kezhu, Qiu Zhigang, Ma Xuhui. Integrated Traffic Management Platform Design Based on GIS-T, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications, 2006.

  78. Hesheng Zhang, Yi Zhang, Zhiheng Li, Dong-Cheng Hu. Spatial-temporal traffic data analysis based on global data management using MAS, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 2004,5:267-275.

  79. Li Zhiheng, Wang Zhenqun. Traffic Parameters Estimation on Single Loop Detection, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 2003, 4:29-44.

  80. Ren Jiangtao, Zhang Yi, Li Zhiheng, Hu Dongcheng. Information Model and Exchange Mode for Information Application-oriented ITS, Journal of Tsinghua University(Science and Technology, 2002, 3:417-420.

  81. Cai Chaohui, Song Jingyan, Zhang Yi, Li Zhiheng. Traffic Flow Control Model Based on Multi-agent,  Journal of Highway and Transportation Reseach andk Development, 2002, 2:5-9.

Best paper award:  The 4th International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science In conjunction with The fifth International Joint Conference on Computational Sciences and Optimization

Best paper award:  COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals

Best Paper Honorable Mention:Transportation Research Board (TRB) Transportation Forecasting Competition, Traffic Prediction