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Brief Biography

PhD, University of Wuppertal, Germany(2012)
Postdoc, Research Centre Juelich, Germany(2012-2016)
Professor, University of Science and Technology of China (2017-)

Research Areas

Pedestrian Traffic Dynamics
Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics
Capacity Assessment on emergency treatments
Application of virtual reality technology

Professional Activities

Scientific committee member of the International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics (2018-)
Editorial board member of Collective Dynamics (2019-)
Member of International Association of Fire Safety Science(IAFSS)
Communication Expert of National Natural Science Foundation of China


Dr. Zhang’s research focus on pedestrian and evacuation dynamics. The work covers pedestrian modeling, pedestrian movement analysis technique, and dynamics for heterogeneous pedestrian flow including the elderly and the disabled. These works have been supported by two projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China, a project from the National Key Research and Development Program of China (Grant No. 2018YFC0808600), a project from the Anhui Provincial Natural Science Foundation and a project from the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities. Dr. Zhang has published more than 40 scientific papers in some of high impact journals in the field like Transportation Research Part C,Safety Science etc. and contributed chapters to 3 monographs “Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science”, ”Crowd Dynamics”, “Modeling, Simulation and Visual Analysis of Crowds” published by Springer. He also participated in the development of the open source software JuPedsim which has been widely used by the researched in the field.

Honors and Awards

Selected Publications

Selected Publications of ZHANG Jun



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