Baichuan is a Ph.D. student in the transportation program at MIT. He completed his dual Master's degree in Transportation and Computer Science at MIT in 2020. Prior to joining MIT, he got a B.E. degree from the Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, awarded with the Tsinghua Presidential Scholarship.
Baichuan's main research interest is data-driven transportation modeling, demand modeling, and machine learning. His master thesis was on the network performance model for urban rail system monitoring. His current research focuses on unplanned incident analysis and management in urban rail systems, sponsored by Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).
Outside of school, Baichuan enjoys jogging and cooking.