Yang Cheng

University of Wisconsin-Madison


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Research Scientist in the Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Laboratory – University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dr. Cheng’s research areas include Collaborative Automated Driving Systems (CADS), mobile traffic sensor modeling, work zone operations and safety, and traffic data management and information systems. Dr. Cheng has published more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and he also has more than ten granted patents about CADS and mobile traffic sensor technologies in the US, China, and Japan. He currently serves as the secretary of the Committee on Connected and Autonomous Mobility of the International Road Federation (IRF). Dr. Cheng has led more than twenty externally funded research projects and served as an active reviewer for more than fifteen journals.

Their Research

Prototyping a Low-cost Roadside Device System for Cooperative Automated Driving
Principal Investigator(s):
Yang Cheng, Bin Ran, & Steven Parker
Research Focus: Safety, Mobility