Wei Wei is a Ph.D. candidate in the Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Transportation at MIT. She received her M.S. in Transportation Engineering from MIT in 2017 and her B.Eng. in Engineering Systems and Design from Singapore University of Technology and Design in 2015, with a focus on Economics and Operations Research. Her research uses high-resolution travel data to inform vehicle technology choices and policy designs to support alternative-fuel vehicle adoption.
Contact: wwei at mit dot edu
Publications and presentations
- Wei, W., Ramakrishnan, S., Needell, Z.A., Trancik, J.E. Personal vehicle electrification and charging solutions for high-energy days. Nature Energy 6, 105-114 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-020-00752-y
- Wei, W., Needell, Z.A., Ramakrishnan, S., Trancik, J.E. Potential for increasing electric vehicle adoption through charging infrastructure expansion. Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting. January, 2018. https://trid.trb.org/view/1496526
- Wei, W. Vehicle activity patterns and electrification potential. Master thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 2017. https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/111418
- Paper on charging solutions for widespread vehicle electrification is published in Nature Energy and featured in MIT News, Nature Energy’s News and Views - 1/21/2021 (MIT homepage spotlight on 1/24-1/25
- Paper on charging solutions for widespread vehicle electrification is discussed in Mashable