Mingfei CAI

Daydreamer | Nostalgist | Wanderluster

About Me

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My name is Mingfei CAI, and I am the second year PhD student from the University of Tokyo in Japan. I am a member of the Human Centered Urban Informatics Laboratory, working with Professor Yoshihide Sekimoto at the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo. My research interest is the trajectories reconstruction and human mobility semantics understanding.


The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

PhD Student, Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering

October 2021 - Present

The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Master, Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering

September 2019 - August 2021

Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Bachelor, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, College of Civil Engineering

September 2014 - August 2018

Chengdu Shishi High School, Sichuan, China

September 2011 - August 2014


Simulating Human Mobility with Agent-based Modeling and Particle Filter Following Mobile Spatial Statistics

Mingfei Cai, Yanbo Pang, Takehiro Kashiyama and Yoshihide Sekimoto

International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL), 2021

Spatial Attention Based Grid Representation Learning For Predicting Origin–Destination Flow

Mingfei Cai, Yanbo Pang and Yoshihide Sekimoto

IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData), 2022


IEEE BigData 2022 Student Travel Award, 2022

More About Me

I have lived in Chengdu, Shanghai and Tokyo for several years. I love wandering around and exploring local areas. Finding an unknown but fascinating spot is amazing, isn't it? That is the reason why I describe myself as three words in the beginning.