Education

Imperial College London

PhD Candidate - Department of Civil Engineering • Present

Funded by the Lloyd's Register Foundation and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Imperial College London

Master of Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering • 2008 - 2012

Selected Works

Secondary Qualitative Research Methodology Using Online Data within the Context of Social Sciences

Publication • May 2023

International Journal of Qualitative Methods

By He-in Cheong, Agnieszka Lyons, Robert Houghton, Arnab Majumdar

(DOI:https://doi.org/10.1177/16094069231180160)

Policy and Strategy Evaluation of Ridesharing Autonomous Vehicle Operation - A London Case Study

Publication • Apr 2023

Transportation Research Record Journal of the Transportation Research Board

By He-in Cheong, Jose Javier Escribano Macias, Renos Karamanis, Arnab Majumdar, Marc Stettler, Panagiotis Angeloudis

(DOI:https://doi.org/10.1177/03611981231160157)

Policy and strategy evaluation of ridesharing autonomous vehicle operation - A London Case Study

Conference (Podium presenter) • Jan 08-12, 2023

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 102nd Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

By He-in Cheong, Jose Javier Escribano Macias, Renos Karamanis, Arnab Majumdar, Marc Stettler, Panagiotis Angeloudis

Improving Strategic Planning of Increasing Transportation Equity of Public Transit - A London Case Study

Pre-print • Oct, 2022

By He-in Cheong, Jose Javier Escribano Macias, Eduardo Candela, Petrina Constantinou, Arnab Majumdar, Panagiotis Angeloudis

(DOI:https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4178099)

Feasibility of Equity-driven Taxi Pricing Strategy based on Double Auction Mechanism in Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Thailand

Conference (Poster presenter) • Jan 09-13, 2022

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 101st Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA

By He-in Cheong, Jonathan Sanz Carcelen, Manlika Sukitpaneenit, Panagiotis Angeloudis, Arnab Majumdar, Marc Stettler

(DOI:https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2207.06981)

Aberrant Driving Behavior Prediction for Urban Bus Drivers in Taiwan Using Heart Rate Variability and Various Machine Learning Approaches - A Pilot Study

Conference (Podium presenter) • Jan 09-13, 2022

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 101st Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA

By Cheng-Yu Tsai, Youxin Lin, Wen-Te Liu, He-in Cheong, Robert Houghton, [...], Arnab Majumdar

(DOI:10.1177/03611981221123802)

One-Way Coupling of Fire and Egress Modeling for Realistic Evaluation of Evacuation Process

Publication • Oct 2021

Transportation Research Record Journal of the Transportation Research Board

By He-in Cheong, Zhiyu Wu, Arnab Majumdar Washington Yotto Ochieng

(DOI:https://doi.org/10.1177/03611981211032636)

Coupling Of Evacuation And Fire Modelling Through Soot Level Analysis

Conference (Video presenter) • Sep 09-11, 2020

The Fire and Evacuation Modeling Technical Conference (FEMTC), Online

By He-in Cheong, Kelvin Loh Chu Xian, Arnab Majumdar, Washington Yotto Ochieng

(Link:https://www.femtc.com/events/2020/d2-05-cheong/)

Career History

Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) • Jan 2019 - Jun 2022

Regular GTA for UG3 Transport Systems, UG1 Surveying, UG1 and UG2 Creative Design. I designed and ran a seminar on Introduction to Python and had open-door debugging sessions. I was given the Departmental GTA of the Year Award in 2022 and obtained the Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Research Assistant • Jun 2020 - Feb 2021

Developed an agent-based model of shared autonomous vehicles (project website)

Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Manager of Transport Systems Laboratory • Jun 2019 - Apr 2022

Achievements at Intelligent Infrastructure and Transport Systems Laboratory (IITS Lab) include successful proposal for membership with International GNSS Service (IGS) for a new continuously operating station at Imperial College London (LICC00GBR), co-development of small-scale autonomous vehicles testing lab, and support for varying lab tasks.

Simudyne, London, United Kingdom

Software Engineering Intern • Sep 2019 - Nov 2019

Developed an agent-based model of financial transactions of various markets to detect fraud

Arup, London, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia

Senior Engineer • Jan 2016 - Dec 2022

Roles as Senior Tunnel Mechanical, Electrical, Public Health (MEP) and Ventilation Engineer incl. leading tunnel ventilation designs, 1D/3D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), analysis of air movement and fire development in tunnel networks, electrical wiring design, tunnel MEP design, train station mechanical design, light rail lighting design, carbon emissions analysis of rail projects. On study leave from October 2018 onwards.

Mott MacDonald, Croydon and Southampton, United Kingdom

Engineer • Apr 2013 - Jan 2016

Roles as Tunnel MEP and Ventilation Engineer and Intelligent Transport Systems Engineer incl. tunnel MEP design, interface coordination on site, project cost monitoring, 1D/3D CFD analysis, electrical wiring design for tunnel and street lighting, Smart Motorway algorithm development, traffic congestion analysis on major highways in Highways England Area 10 (Northwest England)

AVL Powertrain Ltd, Laindon/Coventry, United Kingdom

Junior Systems and Simulations Engineer • Jun 2012 - Mar 2013

Roles incl. 1D energy analysis of powertrains with carbon-based fuel-powered engines for forward and backward driving simulations to calculate realistic performance of vehicle designs

Certifications / Achievements

Postgraduate Travel Award from The Old Centralians' Trust • 2022

Departmental Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) of the Year Award • 2022

President's Award for Excellence in Societal Engagement • 2022

Obtained Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) • 2022

Winner of Collaboration Award of Gravity Challenge • 2020

Selected for Fellowship Program at Technical University Munich (TUM) • 2019

Winner of IET Fire Safety Hackathon (featured in BBC Radio) • 2019

Winner of TfL Public Transport Hackathon • 2018

Top 20 Rising Stars by Women in Rail • 2017

Obtained Chartered Engineer status • June 2016

BS7671 Certified (17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations) • October 2013

Technical Strengths

Modeling and analysis

Oasys MassMotion, FDS, ANSYS CFX, IDA Tunnel

Software languages

Python, C#, MATLAB and Simulink, Java, LaTeX

Languages

  • English - Fluent
  • German - Fluent
  • Korean - Conversational