2012-present, Research Investigator
2007-2012, Research Fellow
Ph.D., Geography, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, 2007
M.S., Geographical Information Science, Peking University, China, 2000
B.S. , Physical Geography, Peking University , 1997
Research Interests & Projects
A Spatial Agent-Based Model of Walking Behavior in Cities
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Yang, Y., Diez Roux, A.V., Auchincloss, A.H., Rodriquez, D.A., Brown, D.G. (2012). Exploring walking differences by socioeconomic status using a spatial agent-based model. Health and Place, 18(1), 96-99.
Yang, Y., Diez Roux, A.V., Bingham, C.R. (2011). Seasonality of active transportation in USA: Evidence from the 2001 NHTS. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8(96)
Yang, Y., Diez Roux, A.V., Auchincloss, A.H., Rodriquez, D.A., Brown, D.G. (2011). A spatial agent-based model for the simulation of adults' daily walking within a city. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 40(3), 353-61.
Yang, Y., Atkinson, P.M., and Ettema, D. (2011). Analysis of CDC social control measures using an agent-based simulation of an influenza epidemic in a city. BMC Infectious Diseases, 11, 199.
Yang, Y., Atkinson, P.M., and Ettema, D. (2008). Simulation of infectious disease transmission within a city: the application of ISTAM to Eemnes by Role-based AB simulation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 5(24), 459-772.
- American Public Health Association
- Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)
- Association of American Geographers