Recruiting   (Please contact Dr. Liu if you are interested)
 
   
  Post-Doctoral Researcher  
  • Should have strong background in analytical modeling and quantitative analysis;
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Transportation Network Optimization, Traffic Signal Control, and Traffic Simulation.

  •   Graduate Research Assistants  
  • B.S. / M.S. in Transportation Engineering, Computer Science, System Engineering or Mathematics;
  • Comfortable with mathematics;
  • Good command of computer programming.
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      Research Faculty  
     
       
        Dr. Yiheng(Ian) Feng
    yhfeng@umich.edu
    Dr. Yiheng Feng is currently an assistant research scientist at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Ph.D degree in Systems and Industrial Engineering in 2015. He has a Master degree from Civil Engineering Department, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2011. He also earned the B.S. and M.E. degree from Department of Control Science and Engineering from Zhejiang University, China in 2005 and 2007 respectively. His research interests include traffic signal systems, connected and automated vehicles, arterial performance measurement, and travel demand modeling.
      Research Engineer  
     
       
        Shengyin(Sean) Shen
    shengyin@umich.edu
    Shengyin Shen is a research engineer in the Engineering Systems Group at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). He earned his MS degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and in Electrical Engineering from University of Bristol, UK. He also has a BS degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China. His research interests focus on intelligent transportation systems, traffic simulation, safety and mobility applications with connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), CAV testing and evaluation, and big data analytics with CAVs.
     
       
      Postdocs  
     
       
        Dr. Wai Wong
    waiwong@umich.edu
    Dr. Wong is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Civil Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. degree and Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Hong Kong in 2017 and 2013, respectively. His research interests lie in transportation big data analytics, statistical modelling, traffic flow theory, connected and autonomous vehicle technologies, intelligent transportation system, network topology, as well as road safety.
     
       
      Graduate Students  
     
       
        Shihong(Edmond) Huang
    edhuang@umich.edu
    Edmond is currently a Ph.D student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan. He received his bachelor's degree from Beijing Jiaotong University, China in 2013 and Master degree from the University of Michigan in 2016. His research interests include traffic flow modeling and connected vehicles.
     
       
        Yan Zhao
    zhaoyann@umich.edu
    Yan Zhao has been a PhD student in mechanical engineering at University of Michgian-Ann arbor since fall 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Tsinghua University with honors and a Master of Science from the University of Michigan, both in mechanical engineering. His research interests primarily lie in the area of connected and automated vehicles.
     
       
        Zhen Yang
    zhenyang@umich.edu
    Zhen Yang has been a PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan since fall 2017. He received his bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University in automotive engineering. His research interests lie in the area of connected vehicles and transportation network.
     
       
        Xingmin Wang
    xingminw@umich.edu
    Xingmin Wang is currently a graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan. He received his bachelor's degree from the Department of Automotive Engineering at Tsinghua University in 2018. His current research interests include traffic estimation/control, connected and automated vehicles.
     
       
        Xintao Yan
    xintaoy@umich.edu
    Xintao Yan is currently a graduate student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan since fall 2018. He received his bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University in automotive engineering. His research interests include connected and automated vehicles and transportation network.
     
       
      Visiting Scholars  
     
       
        Shuo Feng
    fshuo@umich.edu
    Shuo Feng received his bachelor’s degree in Department of Automation from Tsinghua University, China, in 2014. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, China. His current research interests include optimal control, connected and automated vehicle evaluation, and transportation data analysis.
     
       
        Xiaochi Li
    xiaochil@umich.edu
    Xiaochi Li received his bachelor’s degree in School of Communication Engineering from Chongqing University, China, in 2012, and master's degree in School of Information Engineering from Chang'an University, China, in 2015. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree on traffic information engineering and control, Chang'an University, China. His current research interests include connected vehicle, heterogeneous vehicular network, and game theory.
     
       
        Lin Liu
    uilnil@umich.edu
    Lin is currently a visiting scholar in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan. She has been a PhD student in School of Automotive Engineering at Tongji University since 2015. She received her bachelor’s degree from Tongji University. Her research interests lie in the test and evaluation method of connected and automated vehicles.
     
       
      Former Members  
     
       
      Dr. Jianfeng(Jeff) Zheng   Didi Chuxing
      Dr. Weili Sun   Didi Chuxing
      Prof. Sharon(Xuan) Di   Columbia University
      Dr. Lin Xiao   Federal Highway Administration
      Dr. Jie Sun   Live Traffic Data LLC
      Dr. Heng Hu   Live Traffic Data LLC
      Prof. Saif Jabari   New York University, Abu Dhabi
      Prof. Sean(Xiaozheng) He   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
      Prof. Xinkai Wu   California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
      Dr. Wenteng Ma   Sensys Networks
     
       
      Former Visiting Scholars  
     
       
      Chunhui Yu   Tongji University, China
      Dr. Fangfang Zheng   Southwest Jiaotong University, China
      You Kong   Southwest Jiaotong University, China
      Dr. Yuming Ge   China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, China
      Dr. Zhaosheng Zhang   Beijing Institute of Technology, China
      Bai Li   Zhejiang University, China
      Meng Li   Beihang University, China
      Dr. Ning Jia   Tianjin University, China
      Dr. Xiaolei Guo   University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
      Dr. Guizhen Yu   Beihang University, China