Xianfeng Terry YANG portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin

Publications

  • Yun Yuan, Zhao Zhang, Xianfeng Yang & Shandian Zhe (2021). Macroscopic Traffic Flow Modeling with Physics Regularized Gaussian Process: A New Insight into Machine Learning Applications in Transportation. Transportation Research Part B. Vol. 146, 88-110. Published, 02/18/2021.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Yun Yuan, Xianfeng Yang & Zhitong Huang (2021). Adaptive and Multi-path Progression Signal Control under Connected Vehicle Environment. Transportation Research Part C. Published, 01/23/2021.
  • Chenfeng Xiong, Xianfeng Yang, Lei Zhang & Minha Lee (2020). An integrated modeling framework for active traffic management and its applications in the Washington D.C. area. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems. Published, 06/30/2020.
  • Zhao Zhang & Xianfeng Yang (2020). Analysis of highway performance under mixed connected and regular vehicle environment. Journal of Intelligent and Connected Vehicle. Published, 06/30/2020.
  • Zhao Zhang, Runan Yang, Glenn Blackwelder & Xianfeng Yang (2020). Examining Driver Injury Severity in Left-turn Crashes using Hierarchical Ordered Probit Models. Traffic Injury Prevention. Published, 06/20/2020.
  • Zhao Zhang & Xianfeng Yang (2020). Freeway Traffic Speed Estimation by Regression Machine Learning Techniques Using Probe Vehicle and Traffic Sensor Data. Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 146(12). Published, 06/12/2020.
  • Yongjie Lin, Xianfeng Yang & Qinzheng Wang (2020). New transit signal priority scheme for intersections with nearby bus rapid transit median stations. IET Intelligent Transport Systems. Vol. 14(12), 1606 – 1614. Published, 05/20/2020.
  • Wei Hao, Li Liu & Xianfeng Yang (2020). Reducing CACC Platoon Disturbances Caused by State Jitters by Combining Two Stages Driving State Recognition With Multiple Platoons' Strategies and Risk Prediction. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System. Published, 06/20/2020.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Ke Huang, Zhehao Zhang & Zhao Zhang (2020). Eco-Driving System for Connected Automated Vehicles: Multi-Objective Trajectory Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System. Published, 06/11/2020.
  • Zhao Zhang, Yun Yuan & Xianfeng Yang (2020). Freeway Traffic Speed Estimation in Traffic Monitoring Systems using a Hybrid Machine Learning Approach. Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2674(10), 68-78. Published, 06/22/2020.
  • Qinzheng Wang (2020). Multi-vehicle Trajectory Optimization for Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) Platoon Formation. Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2674(4), 30-41. Published, 03/20/2020.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Xianfeng Yang, Blaine Leonard & Jamie Mackey (2020). Field Evaluation of Connected Vehicle-based Transit Signal Priority System under Two Different Signal Base Plans. Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2674:(7), 172-180. Published, 06/02/2020.
  • Liu Xu, Xianfeng Yang & Gang-Len Chang (2019). Two-stage model for optimizing traffic signal control plans of signalized Superstreet. Transportmetrica Part A: Transport Science. Vol. 15:2, 993-1018. Published, 02/01/2019.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Zhao Zhang, Gang-Len Chang & Pengfei Li (2019). Smart Signal Control System for Accident Prevention and Arterial Speed Harmonization under Connected Vehicle Environment. Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2673:(5), 61-71. Published, 02/01/2019.
  • Wei Hao, Yongjie Lin, Yao Cheng & Xianfeng Yang (2019). Signal Progression Model for Long Arterial: Intersection Grouping and Coordination. IEEE Access. Vol. (6), 30128 - 30136. Published, 01/22/2019.
  • Yongjie Lin, Xianfeng Yang & Nan Zou (2019). Passive Transit Signal Priority for High Transit Demand: Model Formulation and Strategy Selection. Transportation Letters: the International Journal of Transportation Research. Vol. 11(3), 119-129. Published, 02/23/2019.
  • Yang, Xianfeng, Wei Hang & Yang Lu (2018). Inventory Slack Routing Application in Emergency Logistics and Relief Distributions. PLOS ONE. Vol. 13(6), e0198443. Published, 07/25/2018.
  • Li, Xin, Liyu Wu & Xianfeng Yang (2018). Exploring the Impact of Social Economic Variables on Traffic Safety Performance in Hong Kong: A Time Series Analysis. Journal of Safety Science. Vol. 109, 67-75. Published, 07/15/2018.
  • Huang, Ke, Xianfeng Yang, Yang Lu & Chris Mi (2018). Ecological Driving System for Connected/Automated Vehicle using a Two-Stage Control Hierarchy. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System. Vol. 19(7), 2373 - 2384. Published, 07/01/2018.
  • Yang, Xianfeng, Yao Cheng & Gang-Len Chang (2018). Integration of Adaptive Signal Control and Freeway Off-ramp Priority Control for Commuting Corridors. Transportation Research Part C. Vol. 86, 328-345. Published, 01/01/2018.
  • Cheng, Yao & Xianfeng Yang (2018). Signal Coordination Model for Local Arterial with Heavy Bus Flows. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations. Vol. 22(5), 422-432. Published, 03/14/2018.
  • Atsushi Nara, Xianfeng Yang, Sahar Ghanipoor & Ming Tsou (2017). An Integrated Evacuation Decision Support System Framework with Social Perception Analysis and Dynamic Population Estimation. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. Vol. 25, 190-201. Published, 10/01/2017.
  • Pu Lyu, Yongjie Lin, Lei Wang & Xianfeng Yang (2017). Variable Speed Limit Control for Delay and Crash Reductions at Freeway Work Zone Area. Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 143(12), 04017062. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Liu Xu, Xianfeng Yang & Gang-Len Chang (2017). Computing Minimal U-Turn Offset for Unsignalized Superstreet. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2618, 48-57. Published, 02/28/2017.
  • Xianfeng Yang & Gang-Len Chang (2017). Estimation of Time-Varying Origin-Destination Patterns for Design of Multipath Progression on a Signalized Arterial. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2667, 28-38. Published, 02/28/2017.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yang Liu & Wei Hao (2017). Origin Destination (O-D) Estimation using Probe Vehicle Trajectory and Link Counts. Journal of Advanced Transportation. Vol. 2017, 4341532. Published, 01/23/2017.
  • Xianfeng Yang & Yao Cheng (2017). Development of Signal Optimization Models for Asymmetric Two-Leg Continuous Flow Intersections. Transportation Research Part C. Vol. (74), 306-326. Published, 01/01/2017.
  • Wei Hao, Camille Kamga & Xianfeng Yang (2016). Driver Injury Severity Study for Truck Involved Accidents at Highway-rail Grade Crossing in the United States. Transportation Research Part F. Vol. 43, 379-386. Published, 12/01/2016.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yao Cheng & Gang-Len Chang (2016). Operational Analysis and Signal Design for Asymmetric Two-Leg Continuous-Flow Intersection. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2553, 72-81. Published, 07/30/2016.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yang Carl Lu & Yongjie Lin (2016). Optimal Variable Speed Limit Control System for Freeway Work Zone Operations. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Vol. 31(1), 04016044. Published, 07/21/2016.
  • Zhijie Dong, Mengcheng Wang & Xianfeng Yang (2016). The Application of Public Private Partnerships in Public Transportation: Comparative Study between China and United States. Journal of Modern Transportation. Vol. 24 (3), 215-223. Published, 04/23/2016.
  • Xiaoyun Lu, Jie Yu, Xianfeng Yang, Shuliang Pan & Nan Zou (2015). Flexible Transit Route Design to Enhance System Accessibility in Urban Area. Journal of Advanced Transportation. Vol. 50 (4), 507-521. Published, 12/15/2015.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yang Car Lu & Gang-Len Chang (2015). A Dynamic Signal Priority Control Strategy to Mitigate the Off-ramp Queue Spillback to the Freeway Mainline Segment. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2438, 1-11. Published, 07/30/2015.
  • Yang Carl Lu, Xianfeng Yang & Gang-Len Chang (2015). Algorithm for Detector-Error Screening on Basis of Temporal and Spatial Information. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2443, 40-48. Published, 07/29/2015.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yang Carl Lu & Gang-Len Chang (2015). Exploratory Analysis of An Optimal Variable Speed Control System for a Recurrently Congested Freeway Bottleneck. Journal of Advanced Transportation. Vol. 49(2), 195-209. Published, 07/21/2015.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yao Cheng & Gang-Len Chang (2015). Integrating Off-Ramp Spillback Control with a Decomposed Arterial Signal Optimization Model. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2487, 112-121. Published, 07/06/2015.
  • Yongjie Lin, Xianfeng Yang, Nan Zou & Mark Franz (2015). Transit Signal Priority Control at Signalized Intersections: A Comprehensive Review. Transportation Letters. Vol. 7(3), 168-180. Published, 07/05/2015.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yao Cheng & Gang-Len Chang (2015). A Multi-path Progression Model for Synchronization of Arterial Traffic Signals. Transportation Research, Part C. Vol. 53, 93-111. Published, 02/01/2015.
  • Yang Lu & Xianfeng yang (2015). Estimating Dynamic Queue Distribution in a Signalized Network through a Probability Generating Model. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 15(1), 334-344. Published, 02/01/2015.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Gang-Len Chang & Saed Rahwanji (2014). Development of a Signal Optimization Model for Diverging Diamond Interchange. Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 140(5), 04014010. Published, 07/18/2014.
  • Xianfeng Yang & Shanjiang Zhu (2014). Solution to the Multi-depot Inventory Slack-Routing Problem at the Planning Stage. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Vol. 30(1), 04014115. Published, 07/15/2014.
  • Shuliang Pan, Jie Yu, Xianfeng Yang & Nan Zou (2014). Designing a Flexible Feeder Transit System Serving Irregularly Shaped and Gated Communities: Determining Service Area and Feeder Route Planning. Journal of Urban Planning and Development. Vol. 141(3), 04014028. Published, 07/15/2014.
  • Xianfeng Yang & Lei Feng (2013). Inventory Routing Problem: Routing and Scheduling Approach with the Objective of Slack Maximization. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2378, 32-42. Published, 09/26/2013.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Gang-len Chang, Saed Rahwanji & Yang Lu (2013). Development of Planning-Stage Models for Analyzing Continuous Flow Intersections. Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 139(11), 1124-1132. Published, 07/24/2013.
  • Yongjie Lin, Xianfeng Yang, Nan Zou & Lei Jia (2013). A Passive Transit Signal Priority Control at Urban Arterial. Journal of Northeastern University: Natural Science. Vol. 34(9), 1227-1231. Published, 07/23/2013.
  • Yongjie Lin, Xianfeng Yang, Nan Zou & Lei Jia (2013). Real-Time Bus Arrival Time Prediction: A Case Study for Jinan, China. Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 139(11), 1133-1140. Published, 07/17/2013.
  • Yongjie Lin, Xianfeng Yang, Gang-Len Chang & Nan Zou (2013). Transit Priority Strategies for Multiple Routes under Headway-Based Operations. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2356(1), 34-43. Published, 07/15/2013.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Yang Lu & Yongjie Lin (2013). Interval optimization for signal timings with time-dependent uncertain arrivals. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Published, 05/22/2013.
  • Jia Hu, Zihan Zhang, Yongwei Feng, Xin Li & Xianfeng Yang (2021). Transit Signal Priority Enabling Connected and Automated Buses to Cut Through Traffic. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System. Published, 06/15/2021.
  • Qinzheng Wang & Xianfeng Yang (2021). Dynamic Multi-path Signal Progression Control based on Connected Vehicle Technology. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. Published, 04/30/2021.

Research Keywords

  • Unconventional Intersection Design
  • Traffic Signal Optimization
  • Evacuation System Design
  • Intelligent Transportation System
  • Traffic Operations and Control
  • Traffic Safety
  • Connected Automated Vehicles

Presentations

  • Jiahu, Lianhua An, & Xianfeng Yang*, (2021), ”Modeling Maximum Throughput of Free-way Merging Area with Partially Connected Automated Traffic”, 24th IEEE Intelligent Trans-portation Systems Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 06/13/2021.
  • Zhao Zhang, Yun Yuan, & Xianfeng Yang*, (2021), ”Freeway Traffic State EstimationUsing Physics-guided Machine Learning Technique”, 100th Transportation Research BoardAnnual Meeting, Washington D. C. #21-03216. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/26/2021.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Xianfeng Yang*, Zhitong Huang, & Yun Yuan, (2021), ”Adaptive and Multi-path Progression Signal Control under Connected Vehicle Environment”, 100th Trans-portation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #21-00844. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/26/2021.
  • Yun Yuan, Xin Wang, Xin Li, & Xianfeng Yang*, (2021), ”A Deep Q-learning Method for Optimal Dynamic Privileged Parking Permit Policy ”, 100th Transportation Research BoardAnnual Meeting, Washington D. C. #21-01648. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/26/2021.
  • Yun Yuan, Zhao Zhang, & Xianfeng Yang*, (2021), ”Modeling Macroscopic Traffic Flow using a New Physics Regularized Machine Learning Approach”, 100th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #21-00836. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/26/2021.
  • Yun Yuan, Zhao Zhang, & Xianfeng Yang*, (2021), ”Traffic State Estimation with Physics Regularized Gaussian Process: Discretized Formulation”, 100th Transportation ResearchBoard Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #21-00840. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/26/2021.
  • Zhao Zhang, & Xianfeng Yang*, (2021), ”Freeway Traffic State Prediction using Constructed Traffic Information from Hybrid Machine Learning”, 100th Transportation ResearchBoard Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #21-03439. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/26/2021.
  • Xianfeng Yang, (2020) ”Modeling Stochastic Traffic Flow Patterns with Physics RegularizedGaussian Process: Domain Knowledge-based Machine Learning”, University of MarylandTraffic Operation Center, College Park, MD. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/30/2020.
  • Yun Yuan & Xianfeng Yang, (2020) ”Traffic State Estimation with Physics RegularizedMachine Learning: A New Insight into Machine Learning Applications in Traffic Flow Modeling”, Automated Vehicle Symposium 2020, San Diego, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/20/2020.
  • Yun Yuan, Xianfeng Yang*, Hao Wang, Tian Zhao & Yang Liu, (2020), ”A Model-based Deep Q-Learning Algorithm for Traffic Signal Timing Control at Isolated Intersections”, 99thTransportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C.#20-01867. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Wei Hao, Cathy Liu, (2020) ”Probabilistic Stationary Queuing Model at signalized Intersections Experiencing Potential Downstream Queue Spillover”, 99th Trans-portation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. 20-02475. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Lianhua An, Jia Hu*, & Xianfeng Yang, (2020) ”Modeling System Dynamics for MixedTraffic with Partially Connected and Automated Vehicles”, 99th Transportation ResearchBoard Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. #20-01778. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Yunyi Liang, Ning Ma, Jia Hu*, Xin Li, &Xianfeng Yang, (2020) ”Data-Driven Roadside Unit Location Optimization for Information Propagation under Stochastic Traffic Condition”, 99th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. $20-01608. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Xianfeng Yang*, Zhehao Zhang, Yun Yuan & Xin Li, (2020) ”Freeway Traffic State Estimation with Mixed Connected Automated Vehicles and Human-Driven Vehicles”, 99th Trans-portation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. #20-01806. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Zhao Zhang & Xianfeng Yang*, (2020) ”Freeway Traffic Speed Estimation in Traffic Monitoring Systems using a Hybrid Machine Learning Approach”, 99th Transportation ResearchBoard Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. #20-04421. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Bahar Azin, Xianfeng Yang*, & Kelly Njord, (2020), ”Multi-stage Algorithm for Detection-Error Identification based on the Detector Station Type”, 99th Transportation ResearchBoard Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #20-05342. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Xianfeng Yang*, Blaine D. Leonard, & Jamie Mackey, (2020), ”Field Evaluation of Connected Vehicle-based Transit Signal Priority System under Two DifferentSignal Base Plans”, 99th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C.#02-04044. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Xianfeng Yang*, (2020), ”Dynamic Multi-path Signal Progression Control based on Connected Vehicle Technology”, 99th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #20-05011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Xianfeng Yang*, Zhitong Huang, & Yun Yuan, (2020), ”Multi-vehicle Trajectory Optimization for Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) Platoon Formation”,99th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #20-04227. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Zhao Zhang, Runan Yang, Glenn Blackwelder, &Xianfeng Yang*, (2020) ”Examining Driver Injury Severity in Left-turn Crashes using Hierarchical Ordered Probit Models”, 99thTransportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C.#20-04782. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2020.
  • Yun Yuan, Hao Wang, Tian Zhao, Yang Liu. & Xianfeng Yang, (2019), ”A Deep Model-based Deep Q-learning Algorithm for Traffic Signal Timing at Urban Intersection”, INFORMSAnnual Meeting, Seattle, WA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/22/2019.
  • Bahar Azin & Xianfeng Yang, (2019), ”Integrated Wildfire Evacuation Decision Support System (IWEDSS) Framework Development by Link Transmission Modeling”, NSF ASMEMeeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/15/2019.
  • Zhao Zhang, Xianfeng Yang*, Cathy Liu, Kelly Burns, & Glenn Blackwelder, (2019), ”Data Screening Algorithm for Detecting Freeway Wrong Way Driving”, 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C., #19-05930. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/15/2019.
  • Jessica Dozier, Kimberly McFarland, Sahar Ghanipoor Machiani, Atsushi Nara, Xianfeng Yang, & Ming-Hsiang Tsou, (2019), ”Improve Disaster Communication in Hyperlocal Online and Offline Communities using Social Media: A Case Study of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake”,98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C., #19-02557. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/15/2019.
  • Farzana Chowdhury, Peirong (Slade) Wang, Pengfei Li*, Li Zhang, & Xianfeng Yang,(2019), ”Resilient Mixed Integer Linear Programming Formulation for Heterogeneous TrafficSignal Priority Scheduling Problem”, 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C., #19-06026. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/15/2019.
  • Yongjie Lin & Xianfeng Yang*, (2019), ”Real-time Signal Control for Bus Rapid Transit with Connected Vehicle Technology”, 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C., #19-04639. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/15/2019.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Xianfeng Yang*, Zhitong Huang, & Yun Yuan, (2019), ”Multi-vehicle Tra-jectories Design During Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) Platoon Formation”,2019 Automated Vehicle Symposium, Orlando, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/15/2019.
  • Xianfeng Yang*, Zhao Zhang, Gang-Len Chang, & Pengfei Li, (2019), ”Smart Signal Control System for Accident Prevention and Arterial Speed Harmonization under ConnectedVehicle Environment”, 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., #19-05811. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2019.
  • Xianfeng Yang, Zhehao Zhang, & Zhao Zhang (2018), ”Macroscopic Traffic Flow Modeling with Mixed Connected and Human-driven Vehicles”, INFORMS 2018 General Session, Phoenix, AZ. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/19/2018.
  • Yang, X. & Chang, G.L. (2018), “Real-time Urban Arterial Signal Control Under Connected Automated Vehicle Environment”, Automated Vehicle Symposium 2018, San Francisco, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/09/2018.
  • Yang, X., (2018), “Next Generation of Intelligent Transportation System”, CAST-UT 2018 Annual Conference AI Session, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/03/2018.
  • Yang, X.*, Zhang, Z., Tsou, M., Ghanipport, S., Nara, A., (2018), Development of Integrated Wildfire Evacuation Decision Support System (IWEDSS) with Population Density Distrbution and Robust Optimization Framework, 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2018.
  • Yang, X.*, Huang, K., Hao, W., Lu, Y., (2018), Development of Two-stage Based Eco-Driving System for Connected Automated Vehicles, 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2018.
  • Yang, X., (2017), "Traffic Operations with Connected and Automated Vehicles", University of Utah Freshman Engineering Scholar Program Tour, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/05/2017.
  • Yang, X., (2017), "Stage-based Evaluation Plan with Robust Optimization", NSF Project Summer Workshop - Social Media Analytics and Decision Support Systems: Applications to Public Health and Crisis Management, San Diego, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/15/2017.
  • Yang, X., (2017), Traffic Control with Connected Automated Vehicles, AAAI-workshop: Artificial Intelligence for Connected Automated Vehicles. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/02/2017.
  • Xu, L., Yang, X.*, Chang, G.L., Rahwanji, S., (2017), "Computing the of Minimal U-turn Offset for an Un-Signalized Superstreet", 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #17-2645. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/11/2017.
  • Yang, X.*, Chang, G.L. (2017), "Estimation of time-varying origin-destination patterns for design of multi-path progression on a signalized arterial";, 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #17-2643. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/11/2017.
  • Yang, X.*, Cheng, Y., Sanchez, J. (2017), "Arterial Corridor Decomposition Model for Improving Signal Progression Efficiency", 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #17-3522. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/10/2017.
  • Yang, X.*, Chang, G.L. (2017), "Integrating of Adaptive Signal Control and Freeway Off-ramp Priority Control for Commuting Corridors";, 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #17-2566. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/10/2017.
  • Yang, X., Lu, Y., (2017), "A Two-Stage Solution Algorithm for a Meanderable Urban Logistic Problem;, 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #17-3651. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/09/2017.
  • Xu, L., Yang, X.*, Chang, G.L. (2017), "Two-stage Signal Optimization Model for Signalized Superstreet", 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #17-2544. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/09/2017.
  • Qiao, W.*, Zhu, T., Yang, X., Liu, J. (2016), "Transit Signal Priority Control Algorithm with Gaming Theory: An Application in Beijing, China", 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #16-5498. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/11/2016.
  • Cheng, Y., Yang, X.*, Chang, G.L. (2016), "DUALBAND: A Signal Progression Model to Synchronize both Through and Turning Traffic on Local Arterials", 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #16-4255. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/11/2016.
  • Xu, L., Yang, X.*, Chang, G.L., Rahwanji, S. (2016), "Development of Interval-based Planning Models for Evaluating the Geometric Features of Signalized Superstreet" , 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #16-4287. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/11/2016.
  • Yang, X., Cheng, Y., Chang, G.L. (2016), "Operational Analysis and Signal Design for Asymmetric Two-Leg Continuous Flow Intersections", 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #16-4155. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/11/2016.
  • Lin, Y., Yang, X.*, Dong, Z., Xing, J. (2016), "Passive Transit Signal Priority on Local Arterials: Model Formulation and Strategy Selection", 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #16-4671. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/11/2016.
  • Yang, X., Lin, Y., (2015), "Dynamic Speed Control of Connected Vehicles to Enhance Operational Efficiency and Safety at Freeway Work-zones", the 7th Biennial Workshop on Digital Signal Processing for In-Vehicle Systems, San Francisco, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/09/2015.
  • Cheng, Y., Yang, X.*, Chang, G.L. (2015), "A bus-based progression system for arterials with heavy transit flows", 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/12/2015.
  • Yang, X., Cheng, Y.*, Chang, G.L. (2015), "Integrating off-ramp spillback control with the decomposed arterial signal optimization model", 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/12/2015.
  • Yang, X., (2015), “Integrated Corridor Signal Control of Freeway off-ramp and Local Arterial”, 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/11/2015.
  • Yang, X.*, Cheng, Y., Chang, G.L., (2014) "Real-Time Traffic Queue Length Estimation at the Freeway Off-ramp Using Dual-Zone Detectors", ITS World Congress, Detroit, Michigan. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/09/2014.
  • Chang, G.L.*, Yang, X., Rahwanji, S., (2014), “Development of a Multi-stage Design System for Diverging Diamond Interchange”, Alternative Intersection & Interchange Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/24/2014.
  • Yang, X.*, Song, X., Kim, H., Chang, G.L., Rahwanji, S., (2014), “Design and Performance Evaluation for Superstreet Intersections”, Alternative Intersection & Interchange Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/24/2014.
  • Yang, X., Cheng, Y.*, Chang, G.L., Kim, M., Rahwanji, S., (2014), “Maryland Unconventional Intersection Design (MUID): A Useful Tool to Design and Evaluate Alternative Intersections”, Alternative Intersection & Interchange Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/24/2014.
  • Yang, X.*, Lu, C.Y., Chang, G.L., (2014) "Integrated Control of an Urban Freeway Off-ramp and Neighboring Intersections", 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), Barcelona, Spain. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/21/2014.
  • Lin, Y.*, Yang, X., Zou, N., (2014), "Dynamic Controls for Bus Rapid Transit System at the Station-Neared Intersections", 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #14-3557. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/14/2014.
  • Pan, S., Yang, X., Zou, N.*, Franz, M., 2014, "Flexible Transit Designs to Enhance the Transport Accessibility of Disabled and Senior Passengers", 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #14-3031. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/14/2014.
  • [13] Pan, S., Yu, J.*, Yang, X., Liu, Y., Zou, N., (2014) "Flexible Feeder Transit System for Chinese Cities: Service Area Determination and Feeder Route Planning", 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #14-3043. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2014.
  • Yang, X.*, Lu, C.Y., Chang, G.L., (2014) "Dynamic Signal Priority Control Strategy to Mitigate Off-ramp Queue Spillback to Freeway Mainline Segment", 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #14-0419. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2014.
  • Lu, C.Y.*, Yang, X., Chang, G.L., (2014) "A Detector-Error Screening Algorithm Based on Temporal and Spatial Information", 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #14-2214., also published in TRR. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2014.
  • Yang, X.*, Lu, C.Y, (2014) "Development of Optimal Variable Speed Limit Control System for Freeway Work Zone Operations", 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #14-3591. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/13/2014.
  • Yang, X., Lin, Y.*, Lu, Y., Zou, N., (2013) "Optimal Variable Speed Limit Control for Real-time Freeway Congestions". 13th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP), Shenzheng, China. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/24/2013.
  • Lin, Y.*, Yang, X., Zou, N., Jia, L., (2013) " Development of model-based transit signal priority control for local arterials", 13th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP), Shenzheng, China. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/24/2013.
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  • Yang, X.,* Chang, G.L., Rahwanji, S., (2013), "Multistage System for Planning Analysis and Signal Design of Diverging Diamond Interchange". 92nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #13-3245. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/15/2013.
  • Yang, X.*, Feng, L., 2013, "Routing and Scheduling Approach for Urgent Material Distribution Problem". 92nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D. C. #13-4343, also published in TRR. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/15/2013.
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Research Groups

  • Bahar Azin, Graduate Student. Civil & Environmental Engineering. 01/01/2019 - present.
  • Qinzheng Wang, Graduate Student. 08/13/2018 - present.
  • Zhao Zhang, Graduate Student. 01/08/2018 - present.
  • Zhehao Zhang, Graduate Student. 08/21/2017 - present.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Mandarin Chinese, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Canada
  • Singapore