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Research Interests

  • Networked Cyber-Physical Systems: Modeling of Hybrid Systems
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems: Connected and Automated Vehicles
  • Wireless Communication and Networking
  • Smart Cities, Transportation and Energy Systems
  • Electric vehicles and powertrain control

On-going research projects:

  • CAREER: Multi-Resolution Model and Context Aware Information Networking for Cooperative Vehicle Efficiency and Safety Systems, National Science Foundation, NSF CAREER – PI
  • V2V Communication Research: Safety Networks, Communication and Congestion Control, CAMP (US-DoT NHTSA) – PI
  • Modeling and Control of Information Driven Smart Transportation Systems, collaborative project with Texas A&M Univ., Qatar National Research Fund, QNRF – PI
  • Cooperative Vehicle Safety System Emulation, Ford Motor co, PI
  • Autonomous Vehicle Information Networking and Sensor Processing, Toyota ITC, USA – PI

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • Chair, Program Committee, IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Comm., WiVEC 2011, 2014
  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE Connected Vehicle Initiative (VTS)
  • Workshop Chair, IEEE Cyber Science and Tech. Conf. 2017
  • Chair, IEEE Workshop on V2X Communication: Applications and Technology, Oct. 2015
  • Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, Conference on Smart Urban Mobility Services (SUMS) 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Researcher Award – West Virginia University, College of Engineering (2016)
  • NSF Career Award (2015)
  • NSERC Canada Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2008)
  • Bell Canada Graduate Award (2005)