Jintai is a student in the Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Transportation at MIT. He holds a Bachelor in Architecture degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing. Through internship at Cambridge Systematics and coursework, he established an interest in using data analytics to understand disaggregate travel behavior. His current research works with Transit Lab and the Urban Mobility Lab focus on 1) demand prediction in response to the introduction of ride-sharing services provided by autonomous vehicles, and 2) user travel preference in correlation with individual emotional and attitudinal states. Outside of school, Jintai is a food-focusing traveler and a good swimmer.