Prof. ZHAO Peng was born in Tongliao city, Inner Mongolia Province in March 1967. He joined the Communist Party of China in March 1988 and started his academic career in April 1992. Prof. ZHAO Peng received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from Northern Jiaotong University in 1989 and 1992 respectively. In October 1998, he received his on-the-job Ph.D. in Transportation Planning and Management from Northern Jiaotong University. Prof. ZHAO Peng has served successively as Lecturer of the Department of Transportation Engineering, Associate Director of the Office of Research, General Manager of Beijing Jiaoda Assets Management Co., Ltd, Director of the President Office and Member of the 11th Party Committee. In September 2019, he was appointed as Member of the 11th Standing Committee and Vice President of BJTU.