Dr Selena Mingyue Sheng

Biography

Dr Sheng is a Research Fellow in the Energy Centre at the University of Auckland Business School. She is specialised in the field of applied economics/econometrics and advanced data analysis. Her ongoing research interests include climate change issues, carbon emissions reduction, economic evaluations of emerging technologies in transportation systems and policy appraisals for the faster uptake of alternative fuel vehicles.

Research | Current

Assessment of transport emissions, fossil fuel consumption and economic performance in New Zealand;  Economic modelling and policy anaylsis of future transport infrastructure for electric vehicles; Experimental study of congestion pricing scheme; Transport mode choice modelling and social networks effect.

Teaching | Current

CIVIL770, Transport System Economics (Postgraduate)

Distinctions/Honours

  • New Zealand government MBIE Endeavour Fund project on the development of robust inductive power transfer pavement systems for electric vehicles. Associate Investigator for economic aspects (multidisciplinary team under the lead of Professors Grant Covic) NZD$11.83 million, 2017 - 2022.
  • University of Auckland – Business and Economics Faculty Research Development Fund on project entitled Experimental Study of Congestion Pricing and the Role of Public Information. Principle Investigator (with Dr Addison Pan) NZD$16,675, 2018 – 2020.
  • University of Auckland – Business and Economics Strategic Cross-departmental Research Initiative Awards on project entitled King of the [sand] castle: Coastal hazards and property values, funded by the University of Auckland Foundation. Associate Investigator (with Dr Olga Filippova and Dr Michael Rehm) NZD$11,120, 2018 – 2020.
  • New Zealand government MBIE Targeted Portfolio on Energy and Minerals research grant on aggregates. Joined in 2017 as associate Investigator for economic analysis of aggregates (multidisciplinary team under the lead of Dr Douglas Wilson) NZD$1.15 million, 2014 - 2019. 
  • Best Presentation Award, the 20th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Economics and Technology in Tokyo, Japan, 2018.

 

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Member of New Zealand Association of Economists
  • Member of the Economic Society of Australia
  • Member (lifetime) of International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Member of Engineering New Zealand, Technical Group
  • Member of Ministry of Transport’s Transport Knowledge Hub

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Filippova, O., & Sheng, M. (2020). Impact of bus rapid transit on residential property prices in Auckland, New Zealand. Journal of Transport Geography, 86.10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2020.102780
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Olga Filippova
  • Sheng, M., & Sharp, B. (2020). Aggregate Road Passenger Travel Demand in New Zealand. , 2020 Auckland, New Zealand: Public Policy Institute, University of Auckland. Related URL.
  • Sheng, M., Sreenivasan, A. V., Sharp, B., Wilson, D., & Ranjitkar, P. (2020). Economic analysis of dynamic inductive power transfer roadway charging system under public-private partnership–Evidence from New Zealand. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 15410.1016/j.techfore.2020.119958
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50297
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Doug Wilson, Prakash Ranjitkar
  • Yi, M., Wang, Y., Sheng, M., Sharp, B., & Zhang, Y. (2020). Effects of heterogeneous technological progress on haze pollution: Evidence from China. ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS, 16910.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106533
  • Sheng, M., Sreenivasan, A. V., Sharp, B., Wilson, D. J., & Ranjitkar, P. (2020). Economic analysis of dynamic inductive power transfer roadway charging system under public-private partnership – Evidence from New Zealand. Paper presented at 7th IAEE Asia-Oceania Conference 2020, Auckland, New Zealand. 12 February - 15 February 2020. Abstracts 7th IAEE Asia-Oceania Conference 2020. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Doug Wilson, Prakash Ranjitkar
  • Sheng, M., Screenivasan, A., Sharp, B., Wilson, D., & Ranjitkar, P. (2020). Key to a Low-Carbon Energy Future: An Overview of the Economics of IPT. Paper presented at Biennial Conference on Electric Roads and Vehicles (CERV) 2020, Park City, Utah, USA. 10 February - 11 February 2020.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Doug Wilson, Prakash Ranjitkar
  • Sheng, M., & Pan, S. (2019). The Complementary Duet of Vehicular Diverging: An Experimental Approach. Paper presented at 14th Australia New Zealand Workshop in Experimental Economics, Melbourne, Australia. 25 November - 26 November 2019. Paper Abstracts 14th Australia New Zealand Workshop in Experimental Economics. Related URL.
  • Sheng, M., & Pan, S. (2019). Experimental Study of Congestion Pricing and the Role of Public Information. Paper presented at The Tenth Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis, Hamilton Island, Australia. 17 June - 21 June 2019.

Contact details

Primary office location

SIR OWEN G GLENN BUILDING - Bldg 260
Level 6, Room 627
12 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand