Supported by the 111 Project on Information of Vehicle-Infrastructure Sensing and ITS, Professor Asad Jan Khattak of University of Tennessee, USA, visited our base for 18 days.
In the afternoon of December 20, 2017, Professor Asad Jan Khattak visited our base and gave a lecture entitled “The Role of Connected & Automated Vehicles: How can urban areas use the data they create?”. He first introduced the opportunity and challenge of Connected & Automated Vehicles, then presented the related data analysis framework, vehicle behavior identification model and simulation results. Finally, he discussed the incoming influence of Connected & Automated Vehicles with faculties and students, which made this seminar very instructive.
Prof. Asad Jan Khattak received a master's degree in civil engineering and a Ph.D. in engineering from Northwestern University in the United States in 1988 and 1991 respectively. He is currently a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Tennessee, USA, focusing on research work on a variety of innovative projects, including Intelligent transportation system, transportation safety and sustainable transportation, and mainly engaged in research and education projects on the Southeast Transportation Center and the National Railway University Transportation Center. In recent years, he has organized a research center on traffic continuity in the University of Tennessee. At the same time, he also served as editor-in-chief of SCI “Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems”, and deputy chief editor of SCI “International Journal of Sustainable Transportation”.
Prof. Khattak made an academic report in 2017