The Division of Logistics and Transportation is composed of 2 research areas, including Logistics Engineering & Management, and Traffic & Transportation Engineering. It has the Research Center for Modern Logistics Engineering, and incorporates the Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Logistics Engineering and Simulation. There are over 6 research directions, including Transportation Engineering, Warehouse Technology & Equipment Application Engineering, Logistics Information Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Transportation Planning & Management and Traffic Information Engineering & Control.
Division Mission: in the fields of logistics and transportation, to explore the integration of the engineering technology and management science; to carry out original innovation research; to educate the students to be the best interdisciplinary professionals; to provide projects research to meet the demands from social practices, such as logistics engineering R&D, management consulting, and other related social services.
Advanced academic research projects of the division include Chinese National Natural Science Foundation, 863 Project, the Major Project Supported for National Science and Technology, Demonstration Projects supported by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province, Shenzhen-Hong Kong Innovation Circle Fund, Shenzhen Science and Technology Bureau Foundation.
1. The Research on Shortage Talent's Supply and Demand Model of New Industry (funded by NSFC)
2. Regional logistics synergetics research based on industrial chain and logistics network (funded by NSFC)
3. Optimization of Time-space for urban logistics distribution based on Time-Geography Science (funded by NSFC)
4. Characterizing Traffic Conditions in Urban Areas using travel time data (funded by NSFC)
5. Development of Smart Container Transport System and its Public Service System (the Major Project Supported for National Science and Technology)
6. The Overall Frame, Structure and Standards Design for Mobile Electronic Commerce (the Major Project Supported for National Science and Technology)
7. The Generic Key Technologies research for Mobile Electronic Commerce (the Major Project Supported for National Science and Technology)
8．The Key Technologies of Intelligent Scheduling for Urban Routine Public Transportation (the Major Project Supported for National Science and Technology)
9． Speed to Market (support by NOL funding, Singapore; research teams: Tsinghua Univ., MIT and NUS)