课题组举办第七期交通技术论坛--美国辛辛那提大学魏恒教授做学术报告

2015514日,来自美国辛辛那提大学的魏恒教授为大家做了题为《How could connected vehicle impact on driver behaviors and whats their subsequent effect?》的报告。

魏老师首先从科研多年的感悟出发,从概念上阐述了对当前诸多热点问题的理解,并提出研究问题的三个关键步骤,由此引出他和他的团队的车联网项目的研究近期进展。在报告中,魏老师通过仿真分析了车联网下的信息互通对驾驶员行驶行为、交通安全、污染排放、以及交通流特性的影响,详细介绍了仿真框架的搭建、驾驶员操作行为的影响因素和最终的实验分析结果,并指出进一步的研究方向。

讲解结束后,与会师生就各自关注点与魏老师进行了讨论。

主讲人简介

Dr. Heng Wei is a Professor of Transportation Systems and Engineering, and Director of Advanced Research in Transportation Engineering & Systems (ART-Engines) Laboratory at The University of Cincinnati (UC). He has a wide spectrum of research interests and expertise in intelligent transportation systems (ITS).  Since his faculty appointment at UC, he has secured 32 research projects (including 10 Co-PI projects) from ODOT, FHWA, NSF, EPA, OTC, NEXTRANS Center, and UC URC/FDC. His research has resulted in 160 peer-reviewed papers and 9 professional books/chapters. He has been honored with UC College of Engineering and Applied Science Distinguished Researcher Award for Excellence in Research and Engineering Master Educator Award for Excellence in Teaching. In addition, he is a member of numerous outstanding professional committees, such as TRB AND20, ABJ70 and ABE90 Committees, ASCE T&DI Committees on Advanced Technology Committee and Transportation Safety and on Sustainability and Environment. He is the Chair of IEEE ITSS Travel Information and Traffic Management Committee and Immediate Past President of Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA). In addition, he has successfully organized or chaired 27 international conferences/sessions and symposiums.