STAR Lab

Director

Yinhai Wang

Professor and Director of PacTrans and STAR Lab

yinhai[at]uw.edu

(206) 616-2696

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Dr. Yinhai Wang is a professor in transportation engineering and the founding director of the Smart Transportation Applications and Research Laboratory (STAR Lab) at the University of Washington (UW). He also serves as director for Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans), USDOT University Transportation Center for Federal Region 10 and visiting chair for the Traffic Information and Control Department at Harbin Institute of Technology. He has a Ph.D. in transportation engineering from the University of Tokyo (1998), a master's degree in computer science from the UW, and another master's degree in construction management (1991) and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering (1989) from Tsinghua University in China. Dr. Wang's active research fields include traffic sensing, e-science of transportation, big-data analytics, traffic operations and simulation, smart urban mobility, transportation safety, etc. He has published over 120 peer reviewed journal articles and delivered more than 130 invited talks and nearly 220 other academic presentations.

Currently, his research effort has been dedicated in developing (1) new traffic sensors; (2) data quality control algorithms; (3) big data analytics tools; (4) data-driven methods; and (5) data management solutions to support the research and practical needs in traffic operations, traffic safety, urban mobility, connected/automated vehicle deployments, etc.

Posdoctoral Researchers

Ziqiang Zeng

ziqiang[at]uw.edu

Ying Jiang

yjiang9[at]uw.edu

Ph.D. Students

Cole Kopca

ckopca[at]uw.edu
PacTrans Assistant Director

Kris Henrickson

henr2237[at]uw.edu

John Ash

jeash[at]uw.edu

Wenbo Zhu

wbzhu[at]uw.edu
Lab Manager

Ziyuan Pu

ziyuanpu[at]uw.edu

Ruimin Ke

ker27[at]uw.edu

Zhiyong Cui

zhiyongc[at]uw.edu

Master Students

Yifan Zhuang

zhuang93[at]uw.edu

Mayuree Binjolkar

mayureeb[at]uw.edu

Mingjian Fu

mjfu[at]uw.edu

Ye Bi

yb9[at]uw.edu

Chris Gottsacker

gottsc[at]uw.edu

Hao Yang

haoya[at]uw.edu

Visiting Scholars & Students

Ge Guo

Visiting Scholar
China Academy of Railway Sciences

Xiaofei Wang

Associate Professor
South China University of Technology

Yang Yang

Visiting Ph.D. Student
Beijing Jiaotong University

Luqi Wang

Visiting Ph.D. Student
Harbin Institute of Technology

Jinyang Li

Visiting Ph.D. Student
Harbin Institute of Technology

Ning Ma

Visiting Ph.D. Student
Sichuan University

Chenglong Liu

Visiting Ph.D. Student
Tongji University

Meihui Li

Visiting Ph.D. Student
Sichuan University

Fei Hui

Associate Professor
Chang'an University

Jun Chen

Professor
Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology

Yunyi Liang

Visiting Ph.D. Student
Tongji University

Dan Liu

Associate Professor
Chang'an University

Director

Posdoctoral Researchers

Ph.D. Students

Master Students

Visiting Scholars & Students