Feng Zhou

University of Michigan-Dearborn


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Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering – University of Michigan-Dearborn

Dr. Zhou joined the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Michigan at Dearborn in Sept. 2017. His research focuses on physiological computing, sentiment analysis, and human factors issues in automated driving. He has been involved in multiple projects to understand the influence of various factors on takeover performance and driver trust in automated driving. Prior, he was a research scientist at MediaScience. At MediaScience, he worked on various research projects to understand consumer behavior using physiological and behavioral measures. Dr. Zhou held a Ph.D. degree in Engineering Design from the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech in Dec 2014 under the supervision of Dr. Roger Jiao. Also in 2011, Dr. Zhou held a Ph.D. degree in Human Factors Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Zhou has published various peer-reviewed papers in the areas of engineering design, human-computer interaction, human factors engineering, and human-centered design.

Their Research

Promoting Inclusive Design and Deployment of Connected and Automated Vehicles for Older Adults Through Education and Training of Engineering Students and Older Drivers
Principal Investigator:
Lisa Molnar, Feng Zhou, David W. Eby, Carol Flannagan, & Ping Yi
Research Thrusts: Control & Operations, Enabling Technology, Human Factors