Max T.M. Ng

PhD Candidate, Northwestern University Transportation Center


As a Ph.D. candidate in Transportation Systems Analysis & Planning at Northwestern University, I am passionate about designing and modeling innovative, efficient, and sustainable mobility solutions for passengers and freight. My research interest lies in network design, optimization, and data analytics.

I am also a chartered civil engineer in the United Kingdom with experience in large-scale project management. I represent the Institution of Civil Engineers in the eleven Midwestern states in the United States.

I am currently visiting the Chair of Traffic Engineering and Control of Technical University of Munich.

selected publications


  1. Trading off energy storage and payload – An analytical model for freight train configuration
    Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Jul 2024
  2. Redesigning large-scale multimodal transit networks with shared autonomous mobility services
    Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Mar 2024
  3. Semi-on-Demand Hybrid Transit Route Design with Shared Autonomous Mobility Services
    In 103rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Mar 2024