Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

Dr Like Jiang

Research and Teaching Fellow in Spatial Analysis

Research Group: Economics and Appraisal

Research Interests

  • Transport and Environment
  • Noise control, Soundscape, Sound Planning
  • Public Participation in Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Equity

Employment History

  • Feb 2015 – Oct 2016: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher in Urban Sound Planning, Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, Second University of Naples.
  • Apr 2017 – Jul 2018: Research Fellow in Land Use, Housing and Social Justice, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Surrey.
  • July 2018 – present: Research and Teaching Fellow in Spatial Analysis, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.


  • BEng in Urban Planning, Tianjin University, 2011
  • PhD, University of Sheffield, 2015. "Interaction and Integration of Visual and Noise Impacts of Motorways".


  • Jiang L; Masullo M; Maffei L; Meng F; Vorländer M (2018) How do shared-street design and traffic restriction improve urban soundscape and human experience? —An online survey with virtual reality, Building and Environment, 143, pp.318-328. doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.07.005
  • Jiang L; Masullo M; Maffei L; Meng F; Vorländer M (2018) A demonstrator tool of web-based virtual reality for participatory evaluation of urban sound environment, Landscape and Urban Planning, 170, pp.276-282. doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.09.007
  • Jiang L; Kang J (2017) Perceived integrated impact of visual intrusion and noise of motorways: Influential factors and impact indicators, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 57, pp.217-223. doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2017.09.027
  • Jiang L; Masullo M; Maffei L (2016) Effect of odour on multisensory environmental evaluations of road traffic, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 60, pp.126-133. doi: 10.1016/j.eiar.2016.03.002
  • Jiang L; Kang J (2016) Effect of traffic noise on perceived visual impact of motorway traffic, Landscape and Urban Planning, 150, pp.50-59. doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.02.012
  • Jiang L; Kang J (2016) Combined acoustical and visual performance of noise barriers in mitigating the environmental impact of motorways, Science of The Total Environment, 543, pp.52-60. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.11.010
  • Jiang L; Kang J; Schroth O (2015) Prediction of the visual impact of motorways using GIS, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 55, pp.59-73. doi: 10.1016/j.eiar.2015.07.001

Book Chapters

  • Jiang L (2018) Visualisation and auralisation for perception-driven decision supports in planning: A comparative review, Handbook of Research on Perception-Driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design, IGI Global, pp.297-316.
  • Jiang L (2017) Strategies for modern schemes for the Inner Ring Road of Sheffield, Transdisciplinary Urbanism and Culture From Pedagogy to Praxis, Springer, pp.165-179.

Conference Papers

  • Jiang L; Hagen-Zanker A; Kumar P (2018) Equity in job accessibility and environmental quality in a segmented housing market: The case of Greater London, To be confirmed .
  • Jiang L; Masullo M; Maffei L (2016) New methodologies for the noise annoyance assessment of urban projects, Proceedings of INTER-NOISE 2016 .
  • Jiang L; Kang J (2016) Mapping the integrated impact of noise and visual intrusion of motorways, Proceedings of INTER-NOISE 2016 .
  • Jiang L; Maffei L; Masullo M (2016) Developing an online Virtual Reality application for e-participation in urban sound planning, Proceedings of EuroRegio 2016 .

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