Herbert Wang, PhD '23

Herbert Wang.

Herbert Wang, PhD '23 research uses urban big data to improve or better understand transportation planning. He is also particularly interested in how smart city is developed, the characteristics of, and whether inclusiveness is addressed when building a smart city.

His dissertation titled “Explore Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Services Satisfaction Using Social Media Data in the era of Urban Big Data” investigates how customers are perceiving ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft on Twitter, and what factors are impacting their satisfaction levels.


  • PhD in Urban and Regional Planning
    University at Buffalo, the State University of New York
  • Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP)
    Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
  • BS in Geographic Information System
    Wuhan University

Selected Publications