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Board of Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Petros A. Ioannou

University of Southern California
Department of Electrical Engineering
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E-mail: ioannou@usc.edu

 


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Miriam Snyder

University of Southern California
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Associate Editors

Jose M. Alvarez
Jose M. Alvarez is a computer vision researcher at NICTA (Australia) working onlarge-scale road scene understanding.
Jose M. Alvarez became an Adjunct Professor in 2005 in the Computer Science Department at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and he started working as engineer on Driver Assistance Systems at the Computer Vision Center (Barcelona, Spain). During that time, he developed a headlight evaluation system for SEAT (patented) under the supervision of Dr. Felipe Lumbreras and Dr. Joan Serrat. As a freelance, he also developed different systems such as an on-board multi-modal acquisition platform, or the Volumeter, a volume measurement system for uncovered loads in vehicles (patented). During his PhD program, he visited the ISLA group at the University of Amsterdam (in 2008 and 2009) under the supervision of Prof. Theo Gevers, and the Group Research Electronics at Volkswagen (in 2010) under the supervision of Dr. Thorsten Graf. He received his PhD in October 2010, under the supervision of Dr. Antonio M. López and Prof. Theo Gevers, with a thesis entitled “Combining Context and Appearance for Road Detection”. Subsequently, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, New York University, with Professor Yann LeCun.

Xuegang (Jeff) Ban
Xuegang (Jeff) Ban is an Associate Professor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He received his B.S. and M.S. in Automotive Engineering from Tsinghua University, and his M.S. in Computer Sciences and Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is an Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Networks and Spatial Economics, and Transportmetrica B, and serves on the editorial board of Transportation Research, Part B and Transportation Research, Part C. He is a member of the Network Modeling Committee (ADB30) and a member of the Vehicle-Highway Automation Committee (AHB30) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), under the National Academies. He also served as the Elected Vice Chair (2010-2011) and Chair (2012-2013) of the ITS SIG (cluster) under the Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Society of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). He received the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2011, the New Faculty Award from the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) in 2012, and the School of Engineering Research Excellence Award (for Junior Faculty) from RPI in 2014.
For more information see webpage: http://www.rpi.edu/~banx
Contact email : banx@rpi.edu
Research Areas:

  1. Transportation network modeling and simulation
  2. Urban traffic system modeling and operations
  3. Connected and automated vehicles
  4. Transportation big data analytics

Javier A. Barria
Javier A. Barria is an Associated Professor (Reader) with the Intelligent Systems and Networks Group, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an affiliated member of the Centre for Transportation Studies at Imperial College London. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering and the M.B.A. degree from Imperial College London in 1994 and 1997, respectively. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a Chartered Engineer in the U.K. and a member of the IEEE. He was a British Telecom Research Fellow from 2001 to 2002. He is the author/co-author of over 80 peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and technical reports in the research areas of his interest which include the application of distributed algorithms to monitor and solve resource allocation problems in dynamic changing networked environments; on-line anomalous behaviour detection and traffic inference for VANETS, sensor networks and power distribution networks, and the interaction of Electric Vehicles with Information and Communications networks, and Power System networks. He has been a member of the editorial board of The Computer Journal since 2008, and has been a guest editor on the ACM Transaction on Embedded Computing Systems. He is currently a member of various European countries Research Council boards. He has been the joint holder of several European Commission projects (Frameworks 5, 6 and 7) and U.K. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) project contracts, all concerned with aspects of networked systems design, operations and management.
For more information see webpage: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/j.barria
Contact: j.barria@imperial.ac.uk
Research Areas:

  1. On-line monitor and inference of transportation networks micro and macro traffic/behavioural patterns.
  2. Streaming data analytics: Intelligent Transportation Systems real time operations.
  3. Interactions between networked vehicles and i) Communications/Information networks and ii) Power System networks.
  4. Distributed resource allocation for VANETS, sensor networks and Ad hoc networks.

Matthew J. Barth
Matthew Barth (Member 1990, Senior Member 2000, Fellow 2014) is the Yeager Families Professor at the College of Engineering, University of California-Riverside. He is part of the intelligent systems faculty in Electrical Engineering and is also serving as the Director for the Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), UCR’s largest multi-disciplinary research center. He received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from the University of Colorado in 1984, and M.S. (1985) and Ph.D. (1990) degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Barth joined the University of California-Riverside in 1991, conducting research in Intelligent Systems.
Dr. Barth’s research focuses on applying engineering system concepts and automation technology to Transportation Systems, and in particular how it relates to energy and air quality issues. His current research interests include ITS and the Environment, Transportation/Emissions Modeling, Vehicle Activity Analysis, Advanced Navigation Techniques, Electric Vehicle Technology, and Advanced Sensing and Control.
Dr. Barth has been active in IEEE Intelligent Transportation System Society for many years, participating in conferences as a presenter, invited session organizer, session moderator, reviewer, associate editor of the Transactions of ITS, and member of the IEEE ITSS Board of Governors. He was the IEEE ITSS Vice President for Conferences from 2011-2012, President-Elect for 2013, and is currently serving as the IEEE ITSS President for 2014-2015. Dr. Barth is also active with the U.S. Transportation Research Board serving in a variety of roles in several committees, including the Committee on ITS and the Committee on Transportation Air Quality. He was awarded the TRB Pyke Johnson Award for TRB outstanding paper in 2007. In 2011, he was one of the winners of the Connected Vehicle Technology Challenge sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA). He has also served on a number of National Research Council (NRC) Committees.

Luis M. Bergasa
Luis M. Bergasa received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1995 from the Technical University of Madrid and the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in 1999 from the University of Alcalá, Spain. He is currently a Full Professor at the Department of Electronics of the University of Alcalá. He has been the Head of the Department of Electronics in the period 2004-2010. He is the Coordinator of the RobeSafe Research Group from 2010. His research interests include perception for intelligent vehicles, ADAS and driver behaviours understanding. He is the author of more than 150 refereed papers in journals and international conferences, and corresponding author of 7 national patents and 1 PCT patent. He has been recipient of 9 Spanish prizes related to Robotics and Automotive fields from 2004-2013 and two international mentions included the 2013 IEEE ITSS Outstanding Application Award to the best applied work in ITS. He is a member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Vehicular Technology and has served on Program/Organizing Committees in more than 15 conferences. He is IEEE member of the Robotics and Automation Society Technical Committee on Autonomous Ground Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation Systems. Since 2009, He is Research Director of Vision Safety Technologies Ltd, a spin-off company established to commercialize computer vision systems for road infrastructure inspection.

Mark Brackstone
Mark Brackstone received his BSc degree and PhD in Theoretical Physics at the University of Southampton in the UK in 1986 and 1989 respectively. He has worked for Siemens Defense Systems and spent 15 years at the Transportation Research Group at the University of Southampton where he became Senior Research Fellow. During that time he was involved in EU and National research contracts on driver behaviour, ADAS/CVHS, Motorway Operations, sensors and Microscopic Simulation Modeling. He has since moved into Industry and has worked for a range of consultancies, working on Motorway Safety, Speed Enforcement systems and the ITS segment of a major Transport Master Plan. Since 2008 he has been Associate Director at Egis Mobilite (UK) Ltd, the UK subsidiary of the French ITS Consultancy Company.
He has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE ITS journal since 2003, is active on several TRB committees, reviewing for a range of other journals, and has been one of the leading figures behind the recently funded EU COST Action TU0903, ‘Methods and Tools for Supporting the Use, Calibration, and Validation of Traffic Simulation Models’.

Dongpu Cao
Dr. Dongpu Cao received the Ph.D. degree from Concordia University, Canada, in 2008. He has more than 12 years research and working experience in automotive engineering, in particular in the areas of electric/hybrid vehicles, vehicle dynamics and control, and intelligent vehicles, where he has contributed about 80 peer-refereed publications and 1 US patent. He received ASME AVTT’2010 Conference Best Paper Award and 2012 SAE Arch T. Colwell Merit Award. He was a Canada NSERC and Ontario MRI Fellow at Water Centre for Automotive Research, University of Waterloo, Canada, between 2008 and 2011. From May 2011 to Feb 2014, Dr. Cao was a Lecturer and Director of Studies at Lancaster University, UK. He is presently a Lecturer at Centre for Automotive Engineering, Cranfield University, UK.
Dr. Cao serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and International Journal of Vehicle Design, and an Editorial Board member for a few other international journals. He was also a Guest Editor for Vehicle System Dynamics (2008-2010) and IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (2014-2015). He is a member of SAE International Vehicle Dynamics Standards Committee and a few other IEEE/ASME/SAE Technical Committees in automotive and transport systems, and has been regularly chairing or co-chairing Conferences/Symposia/Tracks/Sessions at ASME/IEEE/SAE international conferences annually since 2009.

Hilmi Berk Celikoglu
Hilmi Berk Celikoglu is a full Professor specialized in Traffic Flow Theories and Transportation Network Modeling at the Technical University of Istanbul (ITU) Department of Civil Engineering and the coordinator of the Working Group on Transportation at ITU since 2014. He received B.Sc. (2000), M.Sc. (2002), and Ph.D. (2006) degrees from ITU, where he has been with since 2002. He was a Visiting Professor at PennState Department of Computer Science & Maths, Harrisburg between 2014-2015.
Dr. Celikoglu has been involved in several national and international scientific and technical projects in addition to his ongoing research on dynamic network management, transportation network modeling and optimization, traffic flow control and simulation, ITS, and railway engineering on which he has been teaching and has authored over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings.
Dr. Celikoglu has been involved in several national and international scientific and technical projects in addition to his ongoing research on dynamic network management, transportation network modeling and optimization, traffic flow control and simulation, ITS, and railway engineering on which he has been teaching and has authored over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings.
For more information see webpage: http://faculty.itu.edu.tr/celikoglu/
Contact email : celikoglu@itu.edu.tr
Research Areas

  1. Dynamic Network Modeling and Optimization
  2. Traffic Flow Modeling and Control
  3. Transportation Network Planning and Design
  4. Rail Traffic Control and Management

Ada Che
Ada Che (M’14) received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China in 1994 and 1999, respectively. He worked in University of Technology of Troyes, University of Blaise Pascal, and University of Evry Val d’Essonne, France, as a post-doctoral fellow, ATER and visiting professor. He is currently a professor of Operations Management at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China. He is the author or co-author of more than 80 papers in international journals and conference proceedings, such as IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Transportation Research Part C, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Naval Research Logistics, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and European Journal of Operational Research. He is currently AE of Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization. He is the recipient of the only Best Paper Award at 2012 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Control and Sensing. He is in the list of 2014 Elsevier Most Cited Chinese Researchers.
For more information see webpage: http://som.nwpu.edu.cn/info/1005/1050.htm
Contact: ache@nwpu.edu.cn
Research Areas

  1. Modeling, optimization and control of transportation and logistics systems
  2. Bus lanes reservation and optimization
  3. Scheduling in robotic transportation systems
  4. Applications of evolutionary algorithms in transportatio

Bo Chen
Dr. Bo Chen received her Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis, in 2005. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanicsand Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Technological University. Dr. Chen’s research interests include multi-agent systems, pattern recognition, intelligent transportation systems, and vehicle control and safety. Dr. Chen is currently serving as the Chair of the Technical Committee on Mechatronics and Embedded Systems of IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society and the Chair of the Technical Committee on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA) of ASME Design Engineering Division. Dr. Chen has served as Program Chair, Symposium Chair, and Session Chair for a number of international conferences. She is the General Chair of 2013 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications.

Dewang Chen
Dr. Dewang Chen (M’06) received his PhD in control theory and control engineering from the Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2003. He is a professor at State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety, Beijing Jiaotong University since 2011. His research interests include train control system, machine learning, computational intelligence and intelligent transportation systems.
Dr. Chen was the visiting scholar of University of California at Berkeley in 2009, the recipient of the New Scientific Star of Beijing in 2010 and the Best Paper Award from Beijing Association for Automation and Beijing Association for Science and Technology in 2013. He is currently serving as an active reviewer for more than 10 journals, as TPC chair/member for more than 15 conferences. He has published 2 monographs and more than 60 peer-reviewed articles and chaired over 10 technical sessions or workshops.

Yaobin Chen
Yaobin Chen received his B.S. degree from Nanjing Institute of Technology, China in 1982, his M.S. and Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, in 1986 and 1988, respectively, all in electrical engineering. Dr. Chen is currently Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He is the founding director of the Transportation Active Safety Institute (TASI) at IUPUI. He also served as Associate Dean for Research in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology from 2003 to 2005.
Dr. Chen’s research interests are in modeling, optimization and control of electric and hybrid vehicle systems, intelligent transportation and vehicle systems, and clean and renewable energy systems. Dr. Chen has published more than 130 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He is PI and co-PI for many external research grants funded by federal and state government agencies and private industry. He has supervised more than 40 graduate students in their thesis research. He is a co-inventor of 3 U.S. patents.
Dr. Chen has served in numerous leadership positions in his professional community. He currently serves on the IEEE ITS Society Board of Governors (second term) and serves as the Vice President of Technical Activities. He served as the Editor-In-Chief for the IEEE ITS Society’s Newsletter for two years (2011-2012). He serves as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on ITS. Dr. Chen also serves on the IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technology Committee as a member (2010-2011) and the Chair (2012-present). In addition, Dr. Chen has served as the general chair for the 2010 and 2011 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety. He serves as a general co-chair for the 2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium.

Xiang Cheng
Xiang Cheng (S’05-M’10-SM’13) received the PhD degree from Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, U.K., in 2009, where he received the Postgraduate Research Thesis Prize.
He has been with Peking University, Bejing, China, since 2010, first as a Lecturer, and then as an Associate Professor since 2012. His current research interests include mobile propagation channel modeling and simulation, next generation mobile cellular systems, intelligent transportation systems, and hardware prototype development.
He has published more than 100 research papers in journals and conference proceedings. He received the best paper award from the IEEE International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST 2012) and the IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2013). Dr. Cheng received the ”2009 Chinese National Award for Outstanding Overseas PhD Student” for his academic excellence and outstanding performance. He has served as Symposium Co-Chair and a Member of the Technical Program Committee for several international conferences. He is now a vice chair of Sub-TC on Vehicular Networks & Telematics Applications.

Tricia Chigan
Dr. Chunxiao (Tricia) Chigan is presently an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UMass Lowell. Her research interests include Cyber Security & Information Assurance, Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, Cognitive Radio Networks & Security, Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, and Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) Communications. Dr. Chigan’s research is sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), US Army Communications-Electronics Research Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), US Army Research Lab (ARL), as well as the Innovation Center of EATON Corp. Prior to joining UMass Lowell in 2012, she was an Associate Professor with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Tech. She received the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York, Stony Brook in 2002. Dr. Chigan is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2007).
Dr. Chigan is also active in academic service. She regularly serves as the technical program committee (TPC) member for leading IEEE conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, and IEEE WCNC. In 2009, she served as the TPC Co-Chair for the Ad-Hoc, Sensor and Networking Symposium of IEEE GLOBECOM. She has also been frequently serving on panels for several NSF programs. Currently, she serves as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Mashrur Chowdhury
Dr. Chowdhury is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, USA. He received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Virginia in 1995, where his research integrated principles from both systems and transportation engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in Ohio, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of ITS, and the Guest Editor for the special 2008 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems issue of the Journal of ITS. Dr. Chowdhury has also co-authored two textbooks on ITS.
Dr. Chowdhury’s research interests in ITS include vehicle-infrastructure integration, intelligent wireless sensor network and infrastructure security. He served as the chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Committee on Computing in Transportation, and is currently a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications, and ASCE’s Transportation & Development Institute’s Committee on Advanced Technologies. Prior to entering academia in August 2000, Dr. Chowdhury was a senior systems engineer for Iteris, Inc. and a senior engineer for Bellomo-McGee, Inc. in the United States, where he served as a consultant to many state and local agencies, and the U.S. Department of Transportation on ITS related projects.

Feng Chu
Feng Chu received the B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Hefei University of Technology (China) in 1986; the M.Sc. degree fromInstitut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (France) in 1991; the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Metz (France) in 1995;and the Habilitation for Research Advising degree from the University of Technology of Compiègne, Compiègne, France, in 2006, respectively.
She is currently a Full Professorwith Universityof Evry of Val-d’Essonne, France. She has published more than 130 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. Her research interests include the modeling, analysis, and optimization of transportation, logistic and production systems based on combinatorial optimization, operations research, and Petri nets.
Dr. Chu serves asan Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and was an Associate Editor for the IEEE TransactionsonSystems, Man, andCybernetics— Part C from 2010 to 2013. She was the Program Co-Chair of IEEE ICNSC 2012 and is the General Co-Chair of IEEE ICNSC 2013. She is TC member of IFAC and IEEE SMC Society.

Chung Choo Chung
Chung Choo Chung is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Hanyang University, Korea. He received his Ph.D. from University of Southern California in 1993, and his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University, Korea in 1981 and 1983, respectively. He is the author/coauthor of 250 papers in journals and conferences. He was an Associate Editor for the Asian Journal of Control. He is a founding Editor of the International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems. He was/is an Associate Editor for IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) and American Control Conference, Asian Control Conference, IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IVS). He was also an Associate Editor and the Co-Chair of Publicity of the IFAC World Congress, Korea in 2008. He was a guest editor for a special issue published by IEEE Trans. on Control System Technologies (TCST). He served Organizing Chair of ICCAS 2011, Program Chairs of ICCAS-SICE 2009 and 2015 IEEE IVS. Currently he is an Associate Editor of TCST. From 2016, he also joins the editorial board of IFAC journal Mechatronics as an Associate Editor.
For more information see webpage: http://scl.hanyang.ac.kr
Contact: cchung@hanyang.ac.kr
Research Areas:

  1. Vehicle Dynamics and Control
  2. Power Steering Control
  3. Collision Avoidance
  4. Sensor Fusion and SLAM

Biagio Ciuffo
Biagio Ciuffo received the M.Sc. (first-class honors) degree in engineering for environment and land use from the University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy, in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in transportation engineering from the Department of Transportation Engineering of the same University in 2008. Then he held a three year Post-Doctoral position at the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Ispra, Italy, working at the sustainability assessment of traffic and transport related measures and policies. He is now an Official of the European Commission working for the Institute for Energy and Transport of the JRC.
Dr. Ciuffo has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings in transportation engineering and acts as reviewer for several internation journals and conferences. He has taken part to the MULTITUDE project (Methods and tool for supporting the use, calibration and validation of traffic simulations models) as leader of one of the Working Groups.
His main research interests concern the management of modeling uncertainties, traffic simulation and control, emissions from transport, sustainable development and sustainability appraisal.
For his research activities on the calibration of traffic simulation models he was awarded with the 2012 Greenshields Prize from the Transportation Research Board of the US National Academy of Science and with the 2013 Prize of the SimSub Committee of the Transportation Research Board of the US National Academy of Science.

Hussein Dia
Hussein Dia, PhD FASCE FITE FIEAust is a Civil Engineer with strong leadership credentials and three decades of experience in Intelligent Transport Systems and transport modeling. He has worked extensively in collaboration with both the public and private sectors, including strong engagement with industry. His research interests are in next generation smart infrastructure systems and the convergence of technology, infrastructure and human elements in urban environments. His current work is focused on disruptive mobility, smart cities, and harnessing digital innovations to unlock potential opportunities for low carbon mobility. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer, Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow of Engineers Australia, and Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.
For more information see webpage:
Staff Profile (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia)
Personal webpage: http://husseindia.com
Contact: hdia@swin.edu.au
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH HIGHEST PRIORITY 1):

  1. Disruptive mobility and digital innovations for smart cities
  2. Autonomous shared mobility on-demand systems
  3. Network management and control systems
  4. Transport, behavioral and predictive modeling and forecasting

Zhiming Ding
Zhiming Ding is a professor and the dean of the College of Computer Science, Beijing University of Technology. He is also the co-director of the Beijing Key Lab for Massive Stream-Data Management, the chair of IEEE ITSS Technical Committee for Social Transportation Systems, and the vice chair of ACM SIGSpatial China. He received his Bachelor’s degree, Master degree, and Ph.D. degree from Wuhan University, Beijing University of Technology, and Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1989, 1996, and 2002 respectively. He is the author of 4 books and about 130 papers. He received the National Silver Price and the Beijing Municipal Award for his contribution in Information Technology in 1996 and 2002 respectively
For more information see webpage:
http://sourcedb.cas.cn/sourcedb_is_cas/yw/zjrc/200907/t20090727_2269672.html
Contact: zmding@bjut.edu.cn
Research Areas:

  1. Big Data Management and Analysis
  2. Spatial-Temporal Data Management/span>
  3. Traffic Flow Analysis based on Trajectory Data
  4. Map-Matching and Navigation

Hairong Dong
Hairong Dong (Senior Member 2012) received the Ph.D. degree from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2002.
She is currently a Professor with State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety, Beijing Jiaotong University. She was a Visiting Scholar with the University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K., in 2006; the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2008; the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2009; and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2010, and KTHRoyal Institute of Technology, Sweden, in 2011. In 2007, she served as a Project Level-3 Expert with the Department of Transportation for the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games. She is active in several professional committees, now she is fellow of Committee of Intelligent Railway, Beijing Association of Automation, and Committee of Parallel Control and Management of China Association of Automation, member of IEEE Control Systems Society Membership, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Membership, Committee of Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Committee of Society of China Intelligent Aerospace System.
Her research interests include intelligentrail transportation, automatic train operation, parallel control and management for railway systems and stability and robustness of complex systems control theory.

Zoran Duric
Zoran Duric is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, George Mason University (GMU) in Fairfax, Virginia. He received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in 1986, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland (UMD) at College Park in 1995. He joined the faculty of GMU in the Fall of 1997 as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science. He has published over 80 technical papers on various topics including computer vision, information hiding, and video processing. He has developed techniques and algorithms for solving problems in motion understanding, video surveillance, human computer interaction, and information hiding. Most recently the focus of his research has been the study and simulation of human movement. He is an Area Editor of the Pattern Recognition Journal and a member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. He is a Senior member of IEEE.
http://www.cs.gmu.edu/~zduric
Contact: zduric@gmu.edu
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH 1 FIRST PRIORITY ETC) :

  1. Computer Vision
  2. Video Image Processing
  3. Study and Simulation of Human Movement
  4. Human-Computer Interaction

Azim Eskandarian
Dr. Azim Eskandarian (Fellow of ASME) is a Professor and Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Virginia Tech since August 2015. Prior to that, he was a Professor of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University (GWU) and the founding Director of the Center for Intelligent Systems Research (1996-2015), the director of the “Transportation Safety and Security” University Area of Excellence (2002-2015), and the co-founder of the National Crash Analysis Center (1992) and its Director (1998-2002 & 5/2013-7/2015). Earlier, he was an Assistant Professor at Pennsylvania State University, York, PA (1989-92) and worked as an engineer/project manager in industry (1983-89.) He has 30 years of experience in dynamics and control, intelligent systems, and applied mechanics, with applications in intelligent vehicles, vehicle dynamics and control, automotive safety, neuroengineering, and robotics. He received his BS (1982), MS (1983), and D.Sc. (1991) in Mechanical Engineering from GWU, Virginia Tech, and GWU, respectively. He is the Chief Editor and co-author of the Handbook of Intelligent Vehicles, 3 other edited volumes and author/co-author of over 150 papers, 1 book, 7 book chapters, and 1 Patent.
Web page: http://www.me.vt.edu/people/faculty/azim-eskandarian/
Contact: eskandarian@vt.edu
Research Areas:

  1. Intelligent and Autonomous Vehicles
  2. Vehicle Dynamics and Control
  3. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
  4. Collision Avoidance

Wei Fan
Dr. Wei (David) Fan is currently serving as an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). Dr. Fan holds a Ph.D. (2004) in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a Senior Analytical Optimization Software Developer for the R&D Department at SAS Institute Inc. located in Cary, North Carolina from June 2004-August 2006. He was an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at Tyler prior to joining the UNCC Civil Engineering faculty.
Dr. Fan’s primary research interests include transportation network modeling and optimization (such as traffic assignment, network reliability, and optimal pricing), public transportation system design and planning, traffic operations, safety and control, traffic simulation, signal timing and optimization, operations research, transportation planning and demand forecasting, and pavement database & management information system. He is extremely knowledgeable in the operations research field, including optimization and statistics. He loves mathematical and network programming, stochastic optimization, algorithm & software development, and statistical analysis of transportation data. He has over 18-year experiences with optimization, simulation and computer software development using C/C++, Visual Basic and Java. He is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions – Intelligent Transportation Systems and also sits on the editorial board of two other prestigious journals. He is a frequent reviewer for more than 12 top-tier transportation journals and an active member of three technical committees of Transportation Research Board. Dr. Fan had authored numerous journals and conference publications and had given many conference and invited presentations of his research results.

Baris Fidan
Baris Fidan (M’02, SM’11) is an associate professor at the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Canada. He is cross-apponted with the departments of Systems Design Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received the B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics from Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 1996, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at the Univer-
sity of Southern California, USA in 2003. He worked at the University of Southern California in 2004 as a postdoctoral research fellow, and at the National ICT Australia and the Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering of the Australian National University in 2005-2009 as researcher/senior researcher. His research interests include control and coordination multi-vehicle systems, sensor networks, cooperative target localization, adaptive and nonlinear control of vehicular systems, cooperative and adaptive system identification, high performance and hypersonic flight control, platooning and cruise control, emergency maneuvering. He has coauthored one textbook, one edited book, one MATLAB toolbox, and more than hundred publications in prestigious refereed journals/books/conferences. He has served as an associate editor of 2 journals, and as a program committee member of several conferences.

For more information see webpage: http://mme.uwaterloo.ca/~fidan/
Contact email: fidan@uwaterloo.ca
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH HIGHEST PRIORITY 1):

  1. Adaptive Control / Vehicle Control Systems
  2. Vehicular Localization and Navigation
  3. Target tracking, information fusion, decision and estimation, filtering
  4. Intelligent Vehicles and Cooperative Autonomous Driving

Yanqing Gao
Yanqing Gao is an associate professor in the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering and Technology Department at Oregon Institute of Technology. She received a PhD degree from the University of Arizona, and MS degrees from the Arizona University and Southern Illinois University respectively. She was a visiting assistant professor in Transportation Active Safety Institute (TASI) at Indiana Purdue University Indianapolis and a researcher and adjunct assistant professor in University of Arizona.

 
 

Rob M.P. Goverde
Rob M.P. Goverde is an Associate Professor of Railway Operations with the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, and the leader of the Cluster Rail Systems of the TU Delft Transport Institute. He received his MSc degree in Mathematics (1993) from Utrecht University, and his Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) degree in Mathematical Modeling and Decision Support (1996) and PhD degree in Railway Operations (2005) from Delft University of Technology. He has been with the Department of Transport and Planning, Delft University of Technology, since 1996. His research interests include railway operations, railway timetabling, railway traffic management, train control, and railway signaling. Dr. Goverde is board member of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) and Member of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (MIRSE).
For more information see webpage: http://staff.tudelft.nl/R.M.P.Goverde
Contact: r.m.p.goverde@tudelft.nl
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH 1 FIRST PRIORITY ETC):

  1. Railway traffic management
  2. Railway transportation plannning
  3. Train control
  4. Railway signaling

Jack Haddad
Jack Haddad is an Assistant Professor of Transportation Engineering with the Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and the Head of the Technion Sustainable Mobility and Robust Transportation (T-SMART) Laboratory. He received all his degrees B.Sc. (2003), M.Sc. (2006), and Ph.D. (2010) in Transportation Engineering from the Technion. He served as a post-doctoral researcher (2010-2013) at the Urban Transport Systems Laboratory (LUTS), EPFL, Switzerland. In 2008, he was a visiting Ph.D. student at the Delft Center for Systems and Control (DCSC), Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. Dr. Haddad is a member of the IFAC Technical Committee TC7.4 Transportation Systems, and a member of the Executive Council of the Israeli Association for Automatic Control (IAAC).
For more information see webpage: http://haddad.net.technion.ac.il
Contact: jh@technion.ac.il
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH 1 FIRST PRIORITY ETC):

  1. Traffic flow modeling and control
  2. Urban and freeway management
  3. Autonomous vehicles
  4. Sustainable and green mobility

Riad I. Hammoud
Dr. Riad I. Hammoud is a research scientist, author, accomplished entrepreneur, futurist and advisor. He is currently a senior principal research scientist and project manager at DynaVox Technologies. Between Jan 2003 and May 2009 he was a research scientist at the World Headquarters of Electronics & Safety Division of Delphi Automotive Systems, working on safety and security systems for automotive and surveillance. Dr. Riad I. Hammoud is the architect of the core algorithms of several active safety and security products of Delphi Electronics & Safety, including Driver Fatigue Monitoring, Driver Distraction Alert, Face Biometrics for Driver Identification and Electronic Sentry for Surveillance. His was a major and key contributor to the NHTSA & Volpe sponsored program SAfety VEhicle(s) using adaptive Interface Technology (SAVE-IT).
Since February 2001, he holds a PhD degree in “Computer Vision and Robotics” from INRIA Rhone-Alpes, and a MS degree in “Control of Systems” from Universite de Technologie de Compiegne, France. His research interests include augmented vision and reality, infrared systems, vision algorithms for automotive applications, security systems for vehicles, pattern recognition, biometrics, active safety systems, driver fatigue, eye/gaze tracking, smart displays, autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, HCI and data fusion. His research is performed under confidential terms and has been funded by Alcatel Alsthom Research, INRIA, Honda, Volvo, US Air Force, Indiana University, Delphi E&S and US Navy. In 2009 Dr. Riad I. Hammoud (with Prof L. B. Wolff) founded a new Springer book series on Augmented Vision & Reality. He holds six patents and had published over 70 referred publications in journals, conferences, books and workshops. He authored four Springer-Verlag edited books: “Augmented Vision Perception In Infrared”, “Passive Eye Monitoring”, “Face Biometrics for Personal Identification”, and “Interactive Video”. In 2004 and 2005 he was appointed as guest editor of two special issues of Springer International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), and Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal (CVIU). He is involved in the SPIE Defense and Security Newsroom.
Dr. Riad I. Hammoud is the founder of the IEEE workshop series on vision perception Beyond the Visible Spectrum (IEEE OTCBVS). In 2008, he organized two special tracks of the 2008 SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition, on “Autonomous/Robotics Vehicles” and “Drowsiness and Distraction Monitoring & Measurability”. He is been serving on the technical program committee of several journals and conferences including IET ITS, PAMI, IJCV, CVPR and ICCV. He served as chair of the “Non-Visual Imagery” track of IEEE Advanced Video and Signal Surveillance (AVSS 2008). Dr. Riad I. Hammoud was nominated by US government as an outstanding researcher/professor in 2005. In 2009, he was offered an Associate Professor Position at the university of KUSTAR (Abu Dhabi Campus).

Andreas Hegyi
Andreas Hegyi received his M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering in 1998 and his Ph.D. degree in 2004, both from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. From 2004 to 2007 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Delft Center for Systems and Control at the Delft University of Technology. In this period he visited the Ghent University, Department of Electrical Energy, Systems and Automation, SYSTeMS, Belgium. In 2007 he changed position to the Transport & Planning department of the Delft University of Technology, where he is appointed Assistant Professor since the beginning of 2008. His research interests include integrated/coordinated control of freeway and urban traffic networks, dynamic speed limit control, model predictive control, and traffic state estimation.

Hua Huang
Hua Huang received BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, in 1996, 2001, and 2006,respectively. He was a faculty member at School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University from 2001 to 2012. He is currently serving as a professor in the School of Computer, Beijing Institute of Technology, and an adjunct professor in School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University. He has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences and over 30 patterns. His research interests include image and video processing, computer graphics.

 

Yi-Sheng Huang
Yi-Sheng Huang (M’01-SM’07) received the B.S. degree in Automatic Control Engineering from Feng Chia University, Taiwan, in 1989, the M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan, in 2001.
He was a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic at Chung Cheng Institute of Technology (CCIT), National Defense University in Taiwan. He is presently a full professor & chairman in the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Ilan University in Taiwan. He was a Visiting Professor in the ECE Dept., New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA in 2008 and 2014. He has over 100 publications including 50+ journal papers and 60+ conference papers and five book-chapters. He has been serving as a Reviewer for the Automatic, IEEE TSMCA, IEEE TSMCC, IEEE TASE, IEEE TIE, IET Control Theory and Application, IET Intelligent Transport Systems, International Journal of Production Research, The Computer Journal, IJAMT, AJC, JCIE and JISE.
Research Areas:

  1. Petri nets and Discrete Event Systems in Transportation
  2. Traffic Flow Modeling and Control
  3. Communication and control for railroad networks
  4. Intelligent Transportation Systems

Christos S. Ioakimidis
Christos S. Ioakimidis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is the European Research Area (ERA) Chair Holder and Research Director of the ‘Net-Zero Energy efficiency on City Districts’ Unit at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Mons (UMONS), Mons, Belgium. He holds a BSc/Dip.Ing in Mechanical Engineering, Greece (1994), a MSc in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, USA (1996), a PhD in Mechanical & Chemical Engineering, U.K. (2001) and an MBA in Finacial Eningeering, Greece (2007). Previously has been a Research Professor in various well-known Universities/Research Institutions in Europe (UD-Spain, DUTH-Greece, etc) and USA. Recipient of national, international awards with more than 155 articles in international journals and conferences under peer-reviewed. Has been a researcher at MIT (USA), IST (Portugal), CNR (Italy), GUT (Poland), (HWU, U.K.) etc and visiting professor at AIT (AT), CERTH/ITI (GR) with a research experience (24 years) that includes 42 research projects of total budget of9.5. ME funded by regional, national and international governmental, public and private organizations. His research interests are in the new field of Complex Smart Energy and Transport Systems towards a Sustainable Smart District/City (Cyber Physical System of Systems, CPSoS) covering topics such as: Transport management, transport modeling and policy, sustainable mobility (including e-mobility), demand side management, energy efficiency on houses-buildings, energy and electricity markets, smart grids, energy and transport systems integration and interaction (RES, mRES, EVs, storage), Gamification, serious games, entrepreneurship and SMEs, innovation/green economy.
For more information see webpage: http://resized.info/christos-ioakeimidis/
http://scholar.google.be/citations?user=tlP6HIgAAAAJ&hl=en

Contact email: christos.ioakeimidis@umons.ac.be
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH HIGHEST PRIORITY 1):

  1. Sustainable Mobility (e-mobility, multimodal, bike/scooter/car pooling-sharing, autonomous, etc)
  2. Intelligent Transportation Infrastructure and Systems
  3. Complex Energy and Transport Business Models with Planning for intelligent interaction of Grid and Vehicles (including e-vehicles)
  4. Urban Monitoring, Data and Emissions (i.e., IoT)

Qiang Ji
Qiang Ji received his Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He is also a program director at the National Science Foundation, managing NSF’s computer vision and machine learning programs. He has also held teaching and research positions with the Beckman Institute at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, the Dept. of Computer Science at University of Nevada at Reno, and the US Air Force Research Laboratory. Prof. Ji currently serves as the director of the Intelligent Systems Laboratory (ISL) at RPI.
Prof. Ji’s research interests are in computer vision and probabilistic machine learning and their applications in various fields. He has published over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
His research has been supported by major governmental agencies including NSF, NIH, DARPA, ONR, ARO, and AFOSR as well as by major companies including Honda and Boeing. Prof. Ji is an editor on several computer vision and pattern recognition related journals and he has served program chair, technical area chair, and program committee in numerous international conferences/workshops. Prof. Ji is a senior member of the IEEE.

Hossein Jula
Hossein Jula is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Penn State Harrisburg, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California in 2002. His research interests are in the areas of intelligent transportation systems, vehicle routing, autonomous vehicles, control of dynamical systems, logistics and optimization. He is a senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Dr. Jula has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems since 2010. He is currently a member of the IFAC Technical Committee on Transportation Systems and the treasurer of the IEEE Susquehanna Section.

Ho Gi Jung
Ho Gi Jung is an Associate Professor of the Major of Information and Communications Engineering, Korea National University of Transportation. He received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, in 1995, 1997, and 2008, respectively. He was with the MANDO Corporation Global R&D H.Q. from 1997 to April 2009, where he developed environmental recognition systems for various driver assistant systems. From May 2009 to February 2011, he was with Yonsei University as a Full-Time Researcher and Research Professor. From March 2011 to July 2016, he was with Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, as an Assistant Professor. Since August 2016, he has been with Korea National University of Transportation. He is working on recognition systems for intelligent vehicles. His research interests include recognition systems for intelligent vehicles, next-generation vehicles, computer vision applications, and pattern recognition applications.
Dr. Jung is an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS and IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT VEHICLES.
For more information see webpage: http://web.yonsei.ac.kr/hgjung
Contact email: hogijung@ut.ac.kr
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH HIGHEST PRIORITY 1):

  1. Parking Assistant System
  2. Sensor Fusion-based Localization
  3. Pedestrian Protection
  4. Computer Vision for Intelligent Vehicles

Seung-Hyun Kong
Seung-Hyun Kong (M’06-SM’16) is an associate Professor in the CCS Graduate School for Green Transportation of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), where he has been a faculty member since 2010. He received B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from Sogang University, Seoul, in 1992, M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Polytechnic University, New York, in 1994, and Ph.D. degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University, Palo Alto, in 2005. Dr. Kong has more than 12 years of R&D experience in the industry including Samsung Electronics, Korea, and Qualcomm, San Diego, USA, where he was involved with mobile communication systems, wireless positioning, and assisted GNSS. Since 2010, he has been involved with several national projects related to the development of robust GNSS techniques, vehicular navigation systems, and future transportation systems. His research interests include vehicular localization and navigation techniques, vehicular communication systems, cooperative vehicle systems, and advanced signal processing techniques for sensors and vehicular applications. He has authored over 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and 12 patents. He has served as an editor and invited lead editor of 4 journals, and as a committee chair and a program committee member of 5 conferences.
For more information see webpage: http://ave.kaist.ac.kr/
Contact email: skong@kaist.ac.kr
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH HIGHEST PRIORITY 1):

  1. Vehicular Localization and Navigation
  2. Sensor Signal Processing and Sensor Fusion for Smart Vehicles and ITS
  3. Cooperative Vehicle Systems for Safety, Security, and Efficiency
  4. Vehicular Communication Systems

Elias B. Kosmatopoulos
Elias B. Kosmatopoulos received the Diploma, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Technical University of Crete, Greece, in 1990, 1992, and 1995, respectively. Dr. Kosmatopoulos is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece (www.ee.duth.gr <http://www.ee.duth.gr/>) and a Collaborative Professor of Institute of Telematics, Center for Research and Technology, Hellas (ITI/CERTH,www.iti.gr <http://www.iti.gr/>). He has been an Assistant Professor with the Department of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete (TUC), Greece and Deputy Director of the Dynamic Systems and Simulation Laboratory at TUC. Prior to joining TUC, he was Research Assoc./Assist. Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering-Systems, University of Southern California (USC) and a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, B.C., Canada.
Dr. Kosmatopoulos’ research interests are in the areas of nonlinear and adaptive control, robotics, energy-efficient buildings and intelligent transportation systems. He is the author of some 40 journal papers and over 100 book chapters and conference publications.
Dr. Kosmatopoulos has been involved in various applied research projects virtual reality, intelligent manufacturing systems, fault detection in TV cable plants, telecommunications, control of space telescopes, control of air vehicles and hypersonic vehicles, mitigation of earthquake effects to civil structures, intelligent highway systems, intelligent transportation systems, traffic control, agile ports, energy positive buildings and robotic swarms. While in the U.S. he was involved as the Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator or Technical Consultant in many research projects funded by NASA, Department of Transportation and Air Force or the private sector. Currently he is involved in research projects (funded by the EU, the Greek Secretariat of Research & Development and the private sector) involving Energy Positive Buildings, Robotic Swarms and Intelligent Transportation Systems .

Der-horng Lee
Professor Lee Der-Horng is an associate professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). Professor Lee was graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) with his PhD degree in Civil Engineering in 1996. Prior Professor Lee was recruited to NUS as an Assistant Professor in 1999, he worked in Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) of the US Department of Energy (DOE) as a Research Fellow from 1996 to 1997 and a Researcher at the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California at Irvine (UCI) from 1997 to 1999. From 2004 to 2006, Professor Lee served as the Degreed Program Director of The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific (TLI-AP), a collaborative effort between NUS and Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in the areas of global logistics and supply chain management. Professor Lee’s expertise includes Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), airport development and management, container port operations, transportation planning and development, etc. Professor Lee has authored more than 200 referred journal articles, book chapters, books, and conference papers detailing his research activities.
Professor Lee is an editor for IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. He also serves as a member of Editorial Advisory Board for six other international referred journals including Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies (Elsevier), Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review (Elsevier), ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Journal of Urban Planning and Development, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation (Taylor & Francis), International Journal of ITS Research (published by ITS Japan), and Journal of Remanufacturing (Springer).
Professor Lee is well-known in the international academic community of transportation and logistics. Bilingual in Mandarin and English and familiar with eastern and western cultures, Professor Lee has been frequently consulted by local and international medias, multinational corporations, financial institutions, think tanks, non-government organizations, and government agencies for policy, strategic, technical and managerial matters and issues in the areas of transportation and logistics.

Li Li
L. Li (S’05 M’06) received his Ph.D. degree in Systems and Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA in 2005. He is currently an Associate Professor at Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, working in the fields of complex and networked systems, intelligent control and sensing, intelligent transportation systems and intelligent vehicles.


 
 
 
Lingxi Li

Dr. Lingxi Li received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008.
Since August 2008, he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), where he is now an Assistant Professor. Since October 2008, he has also been with the Transportation Active Safety Institute (TASI) at IUPUI.
His research interests include modeling, diagnosis, and control of complex systems; fault-tolerant systems; discrete event systems; graph theory; and their applications to intelligent transportation systems, power systems, communication networks, and biological systems.
Dr. Li is currently serving as a reviewer/guest reviewer for a number of international journals and as a program committee member/program co-chair for several international conferences.

Shengbo Eben Li
Shengbo Eben Li is an associate professor in Department of Automotive Engineering at Tsinghua University. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Tsinghua University in 2006 and 2009. He worked at Stanford University in 2007, University of Michigan from 2009 to 2011, and University of California, Berkeley, in 2015. His active research interests include powertrain energy management, battery modeling and control, optimal and distributed control/estimation, connected and automated vehicles, driver behavior and assistance, etc. He is the author of about 110 journal/conference papers (including >50 Journal papers in English, and >20 in IEEE transactions), and the inventor of over 20 patents. Dr. Li was the recipient of the Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation of Tsinghua University (2009), Award for Science and Technology of China ITS Association (2012), Award for Technological Invention in Ministry of Education (2012), National Award for Technological Invention in China (2013), Honored Funding for Beijing Excellent Youth Researcher (2013), NSK Sino-Japan Outstanding Paper in Mechanical Engineering (2014/2015), Best Student Paper Award in 2014 IEEE Intelligent Transportation System Symposium (as student advisor), Top 10 Distinguished Project Award of NSF China (2014), Best Paper Award in 14th ITS Asia Pacific Forum (2015), Yangtze River–Excellent Young Professor (2016), Excellent Young Scholar of NSF China (2016), etc. He also served as the Associate editor of IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (2012/2013), Chairman of organization committee of China ADAS symposium (2013), Member of ISC of FASTzero’17 in Japan (2017), Chairman of Local Committee of AVEC 2018, CMES Senior Member, IEEE Senior Member, etc.
For more information see webpage: [1]Personal webpage at Tsinghua University
http://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/dae/4364/2013/20130102134234810886442/20130102134234810886442_.html
[2] Other webpages in English
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Dxiw1K8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=aohttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shengbo_Li

Contact email: lisb04@gmail.com
lishbo@tsinghua.edu.cn

Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH HIGHEST PRIORITY 1):

  1. Battery modeling and state estimation for EV/HEV, configuration optimization and energy management of electrified powertrain
  2. Optimal control and estimation, distributed control and filtering for ground vehicle and road traffic
  3. Driver behavior analysis and driver assistance for better safety and fuel efficiency
  4. Automated vehicle control, platoon control and cooperative road-vehicle control

Zhiheng Li
Zhiheng Li is an associate professor in department of Automation, Tsinghua University. He received his PHD degree in Control Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University. He also holds the M.S. degree from Beijing Jiaotong University. He focuses his interest on the design and development of intelligent traffic signal control systems, which must meet the mixed traffic flow and saturated traffic states in China. He has published more than 30 papers in various areas of traffic control and management, including IEEE transaction on ITS, Transportation Research Board etc. He is the associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Intelligent Transportation System Research. He is also the Consultant for traffic management of 29th Olympic Game in Beijing. He received the first prize of “National Award for Science and Technology Progress 2009” for his contribution to the project “Urban Traffic Control and Management System”.

Wei-Hua Lin
Wei-Hua Lin received the B.S. degree from Brigham Young University, the M.S. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He is currently an associate professor at the Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering of the University of Arizona. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the PATH program of the University of California at Berkeley. His research interests are optimization in the intelligent transportation systems, logistics, and transportation network analysis.

 

Mauro Da Lio
Mauro Da Lio (M’08) is a Professor of mechanical systems with the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, Italy. He received the “Laurea” Degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, in 1986. He then was employed with an off-shore oil research company (ENI group) working in underwater robotics for an EU EUREKA project for three years. He moved to the University of Padova as a “Researcher” (assistant professor) in 1990. His initial re-search focus was on modeling and simulation of multibody mechanical systems, and, following, in vehicle dynamics and optimal control of vehicles; in particular motorcycles. He moved to the University of Trento as Associate Professor in 1998 and became Professor in 2001. His research focus shifted to the modeling of human sensory–motor control, motivated by drivers (but also including people with motor diseases like Parkinson’s’ Disease). Related to this, his research was addressed to the engineering of artificial cognitive systems and robots capable of cooperating with humans and mirroring human behaviors; in particular artificial co-drivers.
He has been involved in several EU framework programme 6 and 7 projects (PRe-VENT, SAFERIDER, interactIVe, VERITAS, adaptIVe, and NoTremor), developing and carrying out experiments with various types of Driver Assistance Systems and Hu-man-System interactions.
More recently he became the coordinator of the EU Horizon2020 project Dreams4Cars, for developing artificial driving system capable of off-line learning by means of dream-like simulation states. He served the EU Commission as a reviewer and the T-ITS as associate editor.
Contact: mauro.dalio@unitn.it
Research Areas (LIST MAX 4 AREAS WITH 1 FIRST PRIORITY ETC) :

  1. Advanced Drivers Assistance Systems
  2. Automated Driving
  3. Vehicle Dynamics and Control
  4. Robotics and Human-Robot Interactions

David Llorca
Dr. David F. Llorca received the MSc and PhD degrees in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Alcalá (UAH), Madrid, Spain, in 2003 and 2008 respectively. He is currently working as Associate Professor at the Computer Engineering Department at UAH. His research interests are mainly focused on computer vision, intelligent transportation systems, intelligent vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems. He is co-author of more than 60 publications in international refereed journals and conferences, and co-inventor in more than 10 patents.
Dr. Llorca was the recipient of the Best PhD Award by the UAH in 2008, the Best Research Award in the domain of Automotive and Vehicle Applications in Spain in 2008, the 3M Foundation Awards under the category of eSafety in 2009, the Master Thesis Award in eSafety from ADA Lectureship at the Technical University of Madrid in 2004, and the Best Telecommunication Engineering Student Award by IVECO in 2004.

Zhihong Mao
Dr. Mao is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA. He received his dual Bachelor’s degrees in automatic control and applied mathematics in 1995 and M.Eng. degree in intelligent control and pattern recognition in 1998 from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and S.M. degree in aeronautics and astronautics in 2000 and Ph.D. degree in electrical and medical engineering in 2005 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. He was a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award in 2010, Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society in 2010, and Outstanding Educator Award of Pitt Swanson School of Engineering in 2009. His research interests include control of networked and large-scale systems.

José E. Naranjo
José E. Naranjo received the Ms. Eng. degree in Computer Engineering in 1998 from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain, and the PhD degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligencefrom the UPM in 2005.Dr. Naranjo also received the Best Dissertation Award in 2005 by UPM and by the CEA-IFAC.From 1999 to 2007, he was with the Industrial Automation Institute (Spanish Research Council), Madrid, focusing his research in autonomous driving. From 2007, he is Associate Professor of the Technical University of Madrid and from 2011 he is also Researcher at the University Institute of Automobile research (INSIA), becoming part of the Region ofMadrid Excellence Group Safety in Automobile Vehicles.Dr. Naranjo has participated in more than 40 research and innovation projects in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems and is author of more than 100 publications and patents. His research interests include intelligent systems, intelligent and autonomous vehicles, fuzzy logic control,intelligent transport systems, usability, and accessibility.Dr. Naranjo has also served as Project Evaluator and Reviewer for the European Commission in the field of ICT for Intelligent Vehicles and Cooperative Systems in VII Framework Program.

Fawzi Nashashibi
Fawzi Nashashibi, 50 years, is a Research Director, head of RITS Team at INRIA (Paris) since 2010. He has been senior researcher and Program Manager in the robotics center of Mines ParisTech since 1994. He was previously a technical manager at Light Co. (Virtual/Augmented Reality) for multimedia applications and movie making (post-production).
Fawzi Nashashibi obtained a Master’s Degree in Automation, Industrial Engineering and Signal Processing (LAAS/CNRS) in 1989, a PhD in Robotics from Toulouse University prepared in (LAAS/CNRS) laboratory in 1993, and a HDR Diploma (Accreditation for research supervision) from University of Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) in 2005.
He played key roles in more than 50 European and national French some of which he has coordinated.
He is also involved in numerous collaborations with French and international academics and industrial partners worldwide and he is also involved in several international Chairs.
He is author of more than 150 publications and patents in the field of ITS and ADAS systems.
From 1994 to 2016 he was the thesis director and supervisor of 30 PhD theses, and he was a PhD and HDR jury member of 57 PhD theses and HDR committees. He was also member of several laboratories evaluation committees and helped in the evaluation of French and European research projects.
Since 1994 he is also a lecturer in several universities in Paris (Mines ParisTech, Paris 8 Saint-Denis, Telecom Sud Paris, INT Evry, …) in the fields of image and signal processing, 3D perception, 3D infographics.
IEEE fellow, he is also member of the IEEE ITS and Robotics & Automation Societies. He is an Associate Editor of several IEEE international conferences and member of the TRB AHB30 committee dedicated to Vehicle-Highway Automation.
Since December 2015 Fawzi Nashashibi was the co-founder of AutoKAB.
For more information see webpage:
https://team.inria.fr/rits/membre/fawzi-nashashibi/
Contact: Fawzi.Nashashibi@inria.fr
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH 1 FIRST PRIORITY ETC) :

  1. Autonomous vehicle navigation, perception and control
  2. Cooperative driving
  3. Multi-sensor fusion
  4. Localization and mapping

Sergiu Nedevschi
Sergiu Nedevschi received his MS degree in Electrical Engineering in 1975, and his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1993 from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. From 1976 he worked for the Research Institute for Computer Technologies from Cluj-Napoca and from 1983 for the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. In 1998 was appointed Professor in Computer Science and founded the Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Research Laboratory at the same university. Between 2000–2004, he held the position of Head of Computer Science Department and since 2004 has become the Dean of Faculty of Automation and Computer Science. His research interests include image processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, stereovision, intelligent vehicles and driving assistance systems. He has lead more than 50 research projects and published more than 200 papers. Since 2001, he has coordinated a series of research contracts funded by Volkswagen AG, in the field of Stereovision for Driving Assistance and Autonomous Driving. He is also involved in several EU projects such as the Cooperative Intersection Safety (INTERSAFE 2). He is currently the main organizer of the IEEE Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing Conference (ICCP).

Cristina Olaverri
Cristina Olaverri Monreal graduated with a Master’s degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science and Phonetics from the Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) of Munich, and received her PhD in cooperation with BMW. She is currently a senior scientist with the Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria, where she leads the mobile team and a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. Her research aims to minimize the barrier between users and systems in complex, dynamic scenarios that are critical to decision-making processes, such as driving a vehicle and innovative forms of mobile and ubiquitous interaction approaches to human mobility. Additionally, Dr. Olaverri’s research interests lie in the overall efficiency of user and vehicular multi-functional systems utilization, Human Factors and Human Machine Interaction in a vehicular context, driver behavior, simulation tools and research concerning Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
Previous to this position she was with the Institute of Ergonomics, Technische Universität München (TUM) and with the Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of Porto. Additionally, she worked at the University of California at Davis, SDL International and Lionbridge Technologies at Boulder, Colorado, USA.
Dr. Olaverri has been engaged as member of technical committees and referee for international conferences on Intelligent Transportation Systems and as a co-organizer of scientific events. She is the chair of the Technical Activities Committee (TC) on Human Factors in Intelligent Transportation Systems, HFITS – a sub-committee of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society and has additionally been guest editor for the Special Issue on “Human Factors in Intelligent Vehicles” (HFIV) of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportations Systems (IEEE T-ITS). She is currently the editor of the ITS Research Lab Spot Light column of the IEEE ITS Magazine, Program Co-Chair for the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2015, general chair and (co-)organizer of the Human Factors in Intelligent Vehicles Workshop within the Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (HFIV’12, HFIV’13, HFIV’14, HFIV’15,) and from 2015, member of the Board of Governors (BoG) of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS).
 
 Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos
Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos received his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, in 1992. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Center for Distributed Robotics. His research interests include robotics, sensors for transportation applications, control, and computer vision. He has authored or coauthored more than 180 journal and conference papers in the above areas (forty one refereed journal papers). He was finalist for the Anton Philips Award for Best Student Paper in the 1991 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation and recipient of the best Video Award in the 2000 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation. He was a McKnight Land-Grant Professor at the University of Minnesota for the period 1995-1997 and has received the NSF Research Initiation and Early Career Development Awards. One of his papers (co-authored by O. Masoud) was awarded the IEEE VTS 2001 Best Land Transportation Paper Award.

 

Vincenzo Punzo
Vincenzo Punzo received the M.Sc. degree in civil engineering in 1998 and the Ph.D. degree in transportation engineering in 2002, from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy.
He has been Assistant Professor in the same University from 2005 to 2011, and Senior Researcher at the European Commission Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy, from 2011 to 2013. Currently Dr. Punzo is Associate Professor with the Department of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering of the University of Naples Federico II. His research interests include traffic flow theory, the modelling of road and rail transport systems, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), driving simulation and road safety, reflected by more than 70 papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings and by the participation to numerous national and international research projects. Among these, he recently chaired the EU COST Action TU0903 – MULTITUDE, on the topic of the management of uncertainty in traffic simulation. Dr. Punzo is an editorial board member of Transportation Research – part C and of the International Journal of Transportation, and a Member of the Transportation Research Board’s Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee (AHB45). Recently, he has been recipient of the 2012 Greenshields Prize awarded by the TRB, and of the 2013 Best Simulation paper award by the TRB’s Traffic Simulation Subcommittee.

Fengzhong Qu
Fengzhong Qu received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2002 and 2005, respectively, both in Electrical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville, in 2009. From 2009 to 2010, he was an adjunct research scholar with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. Since 2011, he has been with the Ocean College at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, where he is presently an Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Institute of Marine Information Science and Engineering. His current research interests include intelligent transportation systems, communications, and signal processing.

Hesham Rakha
Hesham Rakha(M’04) received his B.Sc. (honors) degree in civil engineering from Cairo University, Egypt in 1987 and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in civil and environmental engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada in 1990 and 1993, respectively.
He is a Professor at the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech and the Director of the Center for Sustainable Mobility at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, both in Blacksburg, Virginia. His main areas of research include traffic flow theory, traffic modeling and simulation, dynamic traffic assignment, traffic control, transportation related energy and environmental modeling, and safety modeling.
Dr. Rakha has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE ITS Journal since 2009. He is a Professional Engineer in Ontario and is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Dr. Rakha has authored/co-authored approximately 160 refereed publications, of which 83 are fully refereed journal publications.

Rosaldo Rossetti
Dr. Rosaldo Rossetti (S’00–A’03–M’04) joined the Faculty of Engineering at University of Porto, Portugal, as assistant professor in 2006, initially in the Informatics Section of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. As of January 2008, however, he moved to the recently created Department of Informatics Engineering. He is also a research fellow at the Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Lab. (LIACC), within the distributed AI and robotics group, at the same University. Dr. Rossetti received the B.Eng. (Hons) degree in civil engineering from UFC, in 2005, and both the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from UFRGS, Brazil, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. He carried out most of his doctoral research as a full-time Ph.D. research student at Leeds University’s Institute for Transport Studies, Leeds, UK, within the Network Modelling Group.
Dr. Rossetti has been actively engaged as member of technical committees and as co-organiser of many scientific events related to AI, MAS, and ITS, and served as reviewer for journals such as the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, Transportation Research Part C, the Journal of the American Society of Civil Engineering, the Transactions of SCS International, and the Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations. As of 2013, he is the ITS department editor of IEEE INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, and has served as associate editor of IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS since 2011. He is currently a member of the IEEE ITS Society’s Board of Governors for the term 2011–2013, and a Co-chair of the IEEE ITS Society’s Technical Activities Committee on Artificial Transportation Systems and Simulation. Besides IEEE, he is also an active member of ACM, APPIA, and AISTI.
Dr. Rossetti’s main research interests generally include complex systems analysis, systems optimization, computer simulation, AI, and multi-agent systems (MAS). Currently, he is focusing on the application of AI techniques to tackle engineering problems, especially on using MAS-based simulation as a modelling metaphor to address issues in Intelligent Transportation Systems and urban mobility in general. Some of his ongoing projects are related to modelling and architectural issues of Artificial Transportation Systems, activity-based analysis of travel demand using MAS, AI techniques to implement optimised distributed traffic control and management, and simulators interoperability.

Bart De Schutter
Bart De Schutter received the degree in electrotechnical-mechanical engineering in 1991 and the doctoral degree in Applied Sciences (summa cum laude with congratulations of the examination jury) in 1996, both at K.U.Leuven, Belgium. Currently, he is associate professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. Bart De Schutter was awarded the 1998 SIAM Richard C. DiPrima Prize and the 1999 K.U.Leuven Robert Stock Prize for his PhD thesis. His current research interests include traffic control, control of large-scale transportation networks, hybrid systems control, multi-agent systems, and optimization.

Yong-Duan Song
Prof. Yong-Duan Song received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, USA,in 1992. He held a tenured Full Professor position with North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, from 1993 to 2008 and a Langley Distinguished Professor position with the National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA, from 2005 to 2008. He is now the Dean of School of Automation, Chongqing University, and the Founding Director of the Institute of Smart Systems and Renewable Energy, Chongqing University. Prof. Song has received several competitive research awards from the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Army Research Office, and the Office of Naval Research. His research interest covers control theory with application to transportation systems, power systems and others.

Miguel Ángel Sotelo
Miguel Ángel Sotelo received the Dr. Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1996 from the Technical University of Madrid, the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2001 from the University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain, and the Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the European Business School in 2008. From 1993 to 1994 he has been a Researcher at the Department of Electronics, University of Alcala, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His research interests include Real-time Computer Vision and Control Systems for Autonomous and Assisted Intelligent Road Vehicles, as well as Vehicle-Infrastructure cooperation. He has been recipient of the Best Research Award in the domain of Automotive and Vehicle Applications in Spain, in 2002 and 2009, and the 3M Foundation Awards in the category of eSafety in 2003 and 2004. He is a member of the Editorial Board of The Open Transportation Journal. Since 2004, he serves as Auditor and Expert at FITSA Foundation for RTD Projects in the domain of automotive applications. In 2005, he became member of the ITS-Spain Committee. Dr Sotelo has served as Project Evaluator and Reviewer for the European Commission in the field of ICT for Intelligent Vehicles and Cooperative Systems in the VI and VII Marco Program. He is co-founder and Administrator of Vision Safety Technologies Ltd, a spin-off company established in 2009 to commercialize computer vision systems for road infrastructure inspection.

Shiliang Sun
Shiliang Sun received the B. E. degree with honors in Automatic Control from the Department of Automatic Control, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the M. E. and Ph.D. degrees with honors in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems from the Department of Automation, State Key Laboratory of Intelligent Technology and Systems, Tsinghua University. In 2004, he was awarded Microsoft Fellowship. In 2007, he joined the faculty of the Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, and founded the Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Research Group. Currently, he is an associate professor and the vice director of the Intelligent Information Processing Lab. From June 2009, he has been a visiting researcher at the Centre for Computational Statistics and Machine Learning, Department of Computer Science, University College London. He is a member of the IEEE, and the PASCAL (Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning) network of excellence.
His research interests include machine learning, pattern recognition, computer vision, brain-computer interfaces and intelligent transportation systems.

Hans Van Lint
Dr. Hans van Lint received both his Msc (Civil Engineering) and PhD (in Transportation) at TU Delft and specializes in traffic flow theory & control, traffic estimation and prediction, intelligent transport systems and advanced data assimilation and artificial intelligence techniques applied to transport problems. After receiving his Msc, Van Lint worked as a software engineer,consultant and project manager in industry and at the Municipality of Rotterdam and returned to academia in 2001, where he is currently affiliated as Associate Professor at the Transport & Planning department, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and as Director of Education of the Msc Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics at TU Delft..

Ljubo Vlacic
Professor Ljubo Vlacic is with Griffith University’s School of Engineering and, also, is Director of its Intelligent Control Systems Laboratory. His career has included a number of positions with both industry and academia. This experience includes the design, development, field-testing and deployment of a variety of industrial control & robot systems as well as senior management positions such as, Technical Director, Project Director, Program Director and Head of School.
He graduated from the University of Sarajevo in 1973 (Control) and completed his MPhil and PhD studies in Control in 1976 and 1986 respectively. He also graduated from the Conservatorium of Music, University of Sarajevo and played violin with professional orchestras.
His research interests and contributions to research span the areas of control systems, decision theory, intelligent control and computer & systems engineering; and, the application of these methodologies to industrial automation, mechatronics, intelligent robotics, computer and communication systems, knowledge management and intelligent vehicles & transport systems.
In recognition of his research achievements Professor Vlacic has been awarded: (i) the 2004 IEE Achievement Medal, IEE United Kingdom; (ii) the 2004 Sir Lionel Hooke Award, IEE Australia; (iii) the 2000 Project Excellence Award, Engineers Australia – Queensland; and (iv) was named the 2003 Engineers Australia Queensland Professional Engineer of the Year.
He serves/has served as Associate Editor of: (i) Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems (since 2006); (ii) IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (since 2005); (iii) International Journal of the Korean Society of Precision Engineering (since 2003); (iv) IEEE-CSS, Conference Editorial Board (since 2001); (v) Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics (1998-2003); (vi) Journal of Micromechatronics (since 1998); (vii) the Asian Journal of Control (1998-2001); and (viii) Journal on Information and Management (1995-2000). He has authored/co-authored over 140 journal and conference papers, books and book chapters.
Dr Ljubo Vlacic FIEAust FIET CPEng(Aus) RPEQ(Aus) CEng(UK)

Kunfeng Wang
Kunfeng Wang is an Associate Professor at Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his B.E. degree from Beihang University (BUAA) in 2003, and his Ph.D. degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China, in 2008. Since 2007, he leads a team of graduate students and engineers for research and development in embedded traffic video detectors and traffic control systems based on visual feedback. His research interests include intelligent systems, traffic modeling and control, traffic video detection, pattern recognition, and machine learning. He has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, including IEEE T-ITS, IEEE TVT, IEEE IS, IJPRAI, and IEEE ITSC. He has received 12 invention patents in China. He is now serving as Associate Editor of IEEE T-ITS and IEEE ITSC.

Yibing Wang
Dr. Yibing Wang received his Ph.D. degree in Control Theory and Applications from Tsinghua University, China, in 1998. He was a senior researcher with the Dynamic Systems and Simulation Laboratory, Department of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece, from 1999 to 2007. He was a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Australia from 2007 to 2013. He was elected by the Zhejiang QianRen Program in China in 2012, and joined Zhejiang University, China, as a full professor in 2013. His research interests include traffic flow modeling, freeway traffic surveillance, ramp metering, route guidance, urban traffic signal control, vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs). From 2000 to 2008, he participated in several European projects on freeway traffic surveillance and control, and collaborated with transportation research and practice professionals from Greece, Germany, the U.K., Belgium, Italy, and the Netherlands. In 2012 he was awarded a research grant by the prestigious Discovery program of the Australian Research Council (ARC). Dr. Wang is a member of IEEE, an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, and an Associate Editor for Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. He is a member of the Traffic Flow Theory Committee of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the US National Academy, a member of the IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) Technical Committee on Transportation Systems, and a member of the Advisory Committee of the European Project NEARCTIS (Network of Excellence for Advanced Road Cooperative Traffic management in the Information Society, 2009-2013). He was a Program Co-Chair of the 17th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (Qingdao, China, 2014), Program Chair of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (Madeira Island, Portugal, 2010), and a vice program chair of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (Toronto, Canada, 2006).
For more information see his university webpage in Chinese:
http://tcrl.zju.edu.cn/news.asp?id=2013-7-8-9-21-86
or the attached file in English.
Contact email: wangyibing@zju.edu.cn
Research Areas (LIST 4 AREAS WITH HIGHEST PRIORITY 1) :

  1. traffic flow modeling and control with connected vehicles;
  2. freeway traffic surveillance (state estimation and prediction);
  3. freeway traffic control (ramp metering, variable speed limit control, lane changing control, route guidance);
  4. urban traffic modeling, surveillance and signal control.

Chelsea White
Chelsea (Chip) C. White III is the H. Milton and Carolyn H. Stewart School Chair and Schneider National Chair of Transportation & Logistics at the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.
His areas of research interest include stochastic optimization and artificial intelligence for problem solving, with application to transportation, logistics, and supply chain systems. His current research focus is concerned with how real time information can help improve productivity and security in the transportation and logistics sector of the economy.

He is the Director of Georgia Tech’s Trucking Industry Program, which is a member of the Sloan Foundation’s Industry Centers Network.
His involvement with the IEEE includes serving currently as editor of two of the IEEE Transactions. He is past president of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, a Fellow of the IEEE, the recipient of the 1999 IEEE SMC Norbert Wiener Award (an award for life long contributions in research), and a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of several public and private organizations, including Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of America, a Utilized Federal Advisory Committee to USDOT. As the ITS America representative, he has recently testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works regarding the “Reauthorization of the Federal Surface Transportation Research Program.”

S.C. Wong
Professor S.C. Wong is Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. He received his B.Sc.(Eng.) and M.Phil. degrees from the University of Hong Kong, and Ph.D. from University College London. His research interests include the optimization of traffic signal settings, continuum modeling for traffic equilibrium problems, traffic flow theory, traffic management and control, transportation planning and network modeling, and road safety. He received the Best Paper Award (Editors’ Choice, Outstanding Paper) from the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering in 2011, and an Outstanding Researcher Award in 2009 and Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2000 from the University of Hong Kong. Professor Wong is currently Editor-in-Chief of Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, and International Journal of Sustainable Transportation; Editor of Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics; Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, and Journal of Advanced Transportation; and Editorial Board Member of Transportation Research Part B, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Transport Reviews, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, etc. He was member of Committee of Application of Advanced Technologies in Transportation of ASCE, USA, and A1C05 Network Modeling Committee and AHB45 Committee on Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, Transportation Research Board, USA, and International Scientific Committee of the Eastern Asian Society for Transportation Studies.

Changxu Wu
Dr. Changxu Wu received the Ph.D. degree in industrial & operational engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2007. He is interested in integrating cognitive science and engineering system design, especially modeling human cognition system with its applications in system design, designing intelligent transportation systems with human-in-the-loop, improving transportation safety and efficiency, and promoting human performance in human-machine interaction.
Dr. Wu is the Associate Editors for several journals in transportation and human factors, including IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportations Systems and Behaviour & Information Technology. He has published more than 26 journal papers and his work is supported by National Science Foundation (NSF) and University Transportation Research Center (UTRC). He also received the Outstanding Student Instructor Award from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) at the University of Michigan in 2006.

Liuqing Yang
Dr. Liuqing Yang received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 2004. Since August 2004, she has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville, where she is now an Associate Professor. Her general interests are in areas of communications and signal processing. Dr. Yang was the recipient of the Best Dissertation Award in the Physical Sciences & Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2004, the Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on UWB in 2006, the AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellowship in 2007, the ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) award in 2007, and the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in 2009. She is currently serving as an active reviewer for more than 10 journals, as TPC chair/member for a number of conferences, and as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, and PHYCOM: Physical Communication. Dr. Yang is a senior IEEE member, and has been the co-chair of the Mobile Communication Networks technical committee of the IEEE ITSS and the vice chair of the IEEE Gainesville section since 2006.

Daniel Zeng
Dr. Daniel Zeng received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial administration from a joint program between the Graduate School of Industrial Administration and the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, and the B.S. degree in economics and operations research from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. He is Gentile Family Professor in the Department of Management Information Systems at the University of Arizona and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is a Fellow of IEEE. His research interests include intelligence and security informatics, infectious disease informatics, social computing, recommender systems, software agents, spatial-temporal data analysis, and business analytics. He has published one monograph and more than 300 peer-reviewed articles. He currently serves as President of the IEEE ITS Society (2016-2017) and editor-in-chief of IEEE Intelligent Systems (2013-2016). Zeng’s research has been mainly funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the Ministry of Health of China. . As PI or co-PI, he has received research grants with funding amounts totaling about $28 million.

Junping Zhang
Junping Zhang (M’05) is an associate professor at Fudan University’s School of Computer Science since 2006. His research interests include machine learning, image processing, biometric authentication, and intelligent transportation systems. He is the principal investigator in several major Chinese research projects. He’s a member of the IEEE Computer Society. He is an associate editor of IEEE Intelligent Systems since 2009. He has published at highly-ranked international journals such as IEEE TITS and IEEE TSMCB. He has been serving with many international journals such as IEEE TPAMI, IEEE TNN, IEEE TSMCB, IEEE TITS, IJCV, and PR. He has also been serving many international conferences such as PAKDD and PRICAI as a PC member. He received the B.S. degree in automation from Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China, in 1992. He received the M.S. degree in control theory and control engineering from Hunan University, Changsha, China, in 2000. He received his PhD in intelligent systems and pattern recognition from the Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 2003.

Nan-ning Zheng
Professor Nan-Ning Zheng has extensive research experience in pattern recognition, computer vision, and image processing. His research has been mainly funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Education. He won the National Science Progress Award (2nd Class) twice, the State Technological Invention Award (4th class), the Technological Invention Award of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, the National Award for Youth in Science, and the Young Scientist Award of China, among others. In 1999, He was elected to the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Since 2003, He served as the chancellor of Xi’an Jiaotong University.

Mengchu Zhou
Mengchu Zhou received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China in 1983, M.S. degree in Automatic Control from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China in 1986, and Ph. D. degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY in 1990. He joined New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ in 1990, and is now a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is presently a Professor of Tongji University, Shanghai, China. His research interests are in Petri nets, sensor networks, web services, semiconductor manufacturing, transportation and energy systems. He has over 490 publications including 11 books, 240+ journal papers (majority in IEEE Transactions), and 20 book-chapters. He is the founding Editor of IEEE Press Book Series on Systems Science and Engineering, Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. He is a life member of Chinese Association for Science and Technology-USA and served as its President in 1999. He is Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Qingpeng Zhang
Qingpeng Zhang received the B.S. degree in Automation from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2009, and the M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Systems and Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona, in 2011 and 2012, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at the City University of Hong Kong. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 2012 to 2013, a Ph.D. intern at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the summer of 2011, and a visiting scientist in the State Key Laboratory of Management and Control for Complex Systems at Chinese Academy of Sciences in the summer of 2010. His research interests include social computing, complex systems, network science, artificial societies and social simulation, science of team science, Web science, semantic Web, and cyber-enabled social movement organizations.