Changxu (Sean) Wu

Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2007

Professor

Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering

University of Arizona

Office: 318 ENG

Phone: 520- 621-2558 (Before mid of Sep 2017); 520-621-2342 (After mid of Sep 2017);

Email: changxuwu @ email.arizona.edu (Remove the spaces); changxuwu6@gmail.com

Director, Cognitive System Lab at University of Arizona

Chair, Human Performance Modeling Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

Associate Editor: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

Associate Editor: IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems

Associate Editor: Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries

Associate Editor: Behaviour & Information Technology

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  News

  +  Dr. Wu leads the mathematical modeling of human performance area and its applications in design tools

  +  Great congratulations for Dr. Wu's PhD student Dr. Yiqi Zhang who will be an Assistant Professor at Penn State University!

  +  Dr. Wu receives his 4th main NSF grant with total grant 2 million dollars as a co-PI (The 4th under 40!)

  +  Dr. Wu receives the Senior Researcher of the Year Award from the Dean of School the Engineering & Applied Sciences

  +  Dr. Wu was elected as the Chair of Human Performance Modeling Technical Group, HFES (Link)

  +  Dr. Wu is the Leading Guest Editor for a Special Issue of Human Performance Modeling of International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (Call for Journal Manuscripts of Human Performance Modeling) (Link)

  +  Dr. Wu will establish and lead a new Center for Healthy Mobility including prevention and interruption of driving under influence of alcohol and drugs funded by UTRC

  +  The 2nd patent in smart system design of Dr. Wu is authorized

 

 

Research Interests and Summary

Dr. Wu is interested in integrating cognitive science and engineering system design, especially modeling human cognition system with its applications in system design, improving transportation safety, promoting human performance in user-centered human-machine interaction, and inventing innovative sustainable and smart energy systems with human in the loop.

Overall, Dr. Wu has a total of 106 publications with 1,095 citations (See his Google Scholar Page), including about peer-reviewed 70 journal papers, 35 conference papers, and 1 book chapter as well as 2 authorized patents. Dr. Wu's research is supported by NSF, NIH, UTRC/DOT, and Cisco. Dr. Wu provides students with systematic research training and has graduated 5 doctoral students as assistant professors and a R&D researcher.

 

Receiving Awards

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Lab Research

Guiding Students

Teaching Courses

Safety Education

 

Education

Grants & Awards  

Publications

Teaching

Presentations

Students Graduated

Research Demonstrations

Professional Activities

Industry Experience

 

 

Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2007)

 

M.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2004)

 

M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences (2002)

 

B.S., Zhejiang University (1999) (Graduated with Honor of the Whole Province and the University)

 

 

Grants & Awards

       

Major Grants

1. NSF (National Science Foundation): Human Factors in Connected Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles (2014-2017) (PI) In collaborating with researchers in computer science, civil engineering and NYSCEDII

 

2. NSF (National Science Foundation): Interdisciplinary, Multi-modal and Partial REality Experimental System with Instrumented Vehicles and Environment (Co-PI) In collaborating with researchers in computer science, civil engineering and NYSCEDII (2016-2020)

 

3. NSF (National Science Foundation): Addressing Design and Human Factors Challenges in Cyber Transportation Systems (2010-2014) (Co-PI) In collaborating with researchers in computer science, civil engineering and NYSCEDII

 

4. NIH (National Institute of Health): Innovative Intelligent Transportation Systems Technology to Enhance Road Safety (2013-2015) (PI) In collaborating with researchers in computer science and Research Institute of Addiction

 

5. NSF (National Science Foundation): Computational Framework of Robust Intelligent System for Mental State Identification and Human Performance Prediction with Biofeedback (2009-2013) (PI)

 

6. UTRC (University Transportation Research Center, Fund from Department of Transportation): Model Driver Behavior with its Application in Intelligent Transportation System Design (2011-2013) (PI)

 

7. UTRC (University Transportation Research Center, Fund from Department of Transportation): Addressing the Four Leading Factors of Accidents of Young Drivers in Region II (2014-2015) (PI)

 

8. Cisco University Research Program Fund (Co-PI) Basic Research in Human Factors Aware Cyber-Transportation Systems. In collaborating with researchers in computer science, civil engineering and NYSCEDII

 

8. UB2020 Interdisciplinary Research Development (PI) collaborated with Dr. Rebecca Houston at UB Research Institute of Addition

 

Major Awards

I. Senior Researcher of the Year Award at SUNY Buffalo

 

II. Nomination of National Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists

 

III. State University of New York UUP Professional Development Award

 

IV. Excellent Mentor Award

 

V. Outstanding Student Instructor Award (American Society of Engineering Education, ASEE)

 

VI. University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) (Doctor Research Program) (Research Grant)

 

 

Teaching

SIE 411/511 at UA Human Machine Interaction

IE 306 at UB Statistics for Engineers

IE 435/535 Human-Computer Interaction

IE 507 at UB Design of Experiment (DOE)

IE 531 at UB Human Factors Research Methodology

IE 532 at UB Human Information Processing

IE 635 at UB Cognitive Modeling and Intelligent System Design

   

 

Publications and Patents

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers (by Areas):

Area 1. Human Performance Modeling with its Applications in Intelligent System Design

Area 2. Transportation Safety and Transportation Systems

Area 3. Human-Machine Interaction and Healthcare

Area 4. Smart Energy Systems for Sustainability

 

 

 

Area 1. Human Performance Modeling and its Applications in Intelligent System Design (Selected Papers)

 

    ****** Mathematical Modeling of Human Performance with Queuing Network-Model Human Processor ******

 

   ******Mathematical Model-based Human-Machine Interface Design Tools ******

      [Smartphone Clock UI User Performance Prediction Mini Tool] [Speech Warning Design Tool (coming soon)]

               Contact Dr. Wu if you need a specific design tool for your human-machine interface, saving huge experiment cost

 

1.      Wu, C*. (Accepted) The Five Key Questions in Human Performance Modeling, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics [PDF] (This is an article introduces the key knowledge and future of modeling in human performance)

 

2.      Zhang, Y., Wu, C*., and Wan, J (Accepted) A Human-in-the-loop Wireless Warning Message Notification Model and Its Application in Connected Vehicle Systems, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems [PDF]

 

3.      Zhang, Y., Wu, C*., and Wan, J (Accepted). Mathematical Modeling of the Effects of Speech Warnings Characteristics on Human Performance and Its Application in Transportation Cyber-Physical Systems, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems [PDF]

 

4.      Zhang, Y., Wu, C*., and Wan, J. (In Press) Development and Validation of a Model to Predict Blood Alcohol Concentrations: Updating the NHTSA Equation, Addictive Behaviors, 2017 [PDF]

 

5.      Wu, C.* , and Liu, Y. (2008) Queuing Network Modeling of Psychological Refractory Period (PRP), Psychological Review [Impact Factor: 8.83], 115 (4), 913-954 [PDF]  

 

6.      Wu, C.* , and Liu, Y. (2008) Queuing Network Modeling of Transcription Typing, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 15 (1), 6:1-45 [PDF]

 

7.      Wu, C.* , Liu, Y. and Walsh, C. (2008) Queuing Network Modeling of a Real-time Psychophysiological Index of Mental Workload---P300 in Event-Related Potential (ERP), IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Part A), 38 (5), 1068-1083 [PDF]

 

8.      Wu, C.* , and Liu, Y. (2007) Queuing Network Modeling of Driver Workload and Performance, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol 8 (3), 528-537 [PDF]

 

9.      Wu, C.* , Tsimhoni, O., and Liu, Y. (2008)  Development of an Adaptive Workload Management System using Queueing Network-Model of Human Processor, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 9 (3), 463-475 [PDF]

 

10.  Wu, C.* , Tsimhoni, O., and Liu, Y. (2008) Application of Scheduling Methods in Designing Multimodal In-vehicle Systems, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars-Electronic and Electrical Systems, 2008 (1), 202-210 [PDF]

 

11.  Lin, C., Wu, C.* Chaovalitwongse, W. (Accepted) Integrating Human Behavior Modeling and Data Mining Techniques to Predict Human Errors in Numerical Typing, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems.

 

12.  Lin, B., Wu, C.*  (2011) Mathematical Modeling of the Human Cognitive System in Two Serial Processing Stages with its Applications In Adaptive Workload-Management Systems, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol 12 (1), 221-231 [PDF]

 

13.  Wu, C.*, Liu, Yijun, and Lin, B. (In Press) A Queuing Model-based Intelligent Human-Task Allocator, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System 

 

14.  Ding, N., He, Q., Wu, C., Fetzer, J. (Accepted) Modeling Traffic Control Agency Decision Behavior for Multi-modal Manual Signal Control under Event Occurrences, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

 

15.  Lin, C., Wu, C.* (Accepted) Mathematical Modeling the Effects of Pacing, Finger Strategies and Urgency on Numerical Typing Performance with Queuing Network Model Human Processor, Ergonomics [PDF]

 

16.  Zhao, G., Wu, C.*, and Qiao, C. (In Press) A Mathematical Model for the Prediction of Speeding with its Validation, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems [PDF]

 

17.  Zhuang, X. and Wu, C.* (Accepted) Modeling Pedestrian Crossing Paths at Unmarked Roadway, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems [PDF]

 

18.  Zhao, G., and Wu, C.* (Accepted) Mathematical Modeling of Driver Speed Control with Individual Differences, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Part A)

 

19.  Wu, C.* , and Liu, Y. (2007) A New Software Tool for Modeling Human Performance and Mental Workload, Ergonomics in Design, vol 15 (2), 8-14

 

20.  Wu, C.* , and Liu, Y. (2009) Development and Evaluation of an Ergonomic Software Package for Predicting Multiple-Task Human Performance and Mental Workload in Human-Machine Interface Design and Evaluation, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 56(1), 323-333 [PDF]

 

21.  Liu, Y., Wu, C. and Berman, M. (2012). Computational neuroergonomics, NeuroImage, vol 59 (1), 109-116 [PDF]

 

22.  Fu, X., Cai, L., Liu, Y., Jia, J., Chen, W., Yi, Z., Zhao, G., Liu, Y., Wu, C. (2014) A Computational Cognition Model of Perception, Memory, and Judgment, Science China (Information Sciences), Volume 57, Issue 3, pp 1–15

 

23.  Wu, C.* , Li, H., Yang, Q., and Zhang, K. (2003) Human Performance Modeling in Spatial Segmentation Chinese Handwriting Recognizer, Acta Psychologica Sinica, vol 35(6), 767-776 [PDF]

 

 

Area 2. Transportation Safety and Transportation Systems (Selected Papers)

24.  Wan, J., Wu, C*., Zhang, Y. (Accepted) Effects of Lead Time of Verbal Collision Warning Messages on Driving Behavior in Connected Vehicle Settings, Journal of Safety Research [PDF]

 

25.  Zhang, Y., Wu, C, Qiao, C., Sadek, A., Hulme, K. Addressing the Safety of Transportation Cyber-physical systems (CPS): Development and Validation of a Verbal Warning Utility Scale (VWUS) for Intelligent Transportation Systems. Special Issue of Cyber-Physical Systems in Manufacturing and Service Systems, in the Journal of Mathematical Problems in Engineering [PDF]

 

26.  Zhang, Y., Houston, R., Wu, C., (Accepted) Psychometric Examination and Validation of the Aggressive Driving Scale (ADS). Aggressive Behavior [PDF]

 

27.  Ding, N, He, Q, and Wu, C. (Accepted) Performance Measures of Manual Multimodal Traffic Signal Control, Journal of the Transportation Research Board

 

28.  Zhang, G., Li, G, Caic, T., Bishaid, D., Wu, C*, Chanf, Z. (Accepted) Factors Contributing to Hit-and-Run Crashes in China, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour

 

29.  Zhuang, X. and Wu, C*(Accepted) Pedestrian Gestures Increase Driver Yielding at Uncontrolled Mid-block Road Crossings Accident Analysis & Prevention

 

30.  Hou, Y., Zhao, Y., Wagh, A., Zhang, L., Qiao, C., Hulme, K., Wu, C., Sadek, A., and Liu, X (Accepted) Simulation Based Testing and Evaluation Tools for Transportation Cyber-Physical Systems, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

 

31.  Sun, R., Zhuang, X., Wu, C.* (Accepted) The Estimation of Vehicle Speed and Stopping Distance by Pedestrians Crossing Streets in a Naturalistic Traffic Environment, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour [PDF]

 

32.  Wang, L, Wu, C, Sun, R.. (2013). Pilot Operating Characteristics Analysis of Long Landing based on Flight QAR Data. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, V(8020), 157-166

 

33.  Zhang, J., Yang, J., Wu, C. (Accepted) From Trees to Forest: Relational Complexity Network and Workload of Air Traffic Controllers, Ergonomics

 

34.  Wang, L., Wu, C*. Sun, R. (Accepted) An Analysis of Flight Quick Access Recorder (QAR) Data and its Applications in Preventing Landing Incidents, Reliability Engineering & System Safety

 

35.  Wagh, A., Hou, Y., Qiao, C., Zhang, L., Li, X., Sadek, A., Hulme, K., Wu, C., Xu, H., and Huang, L. (Accepted) Emerging Applications for Cyber Transportation Systems, Journal of Computer Science and Technology

 

36.  Wang, S. Zhang, Y., Wu, C*. Chaovalitwongse, W. (Accepted) Online Prediction of Driver Distraction Based on Brain Activity Patterns, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System

 

37.  Wu, C.* , Zhao, G., Lin, B., & Lee, J (In Press) Navigating Cars in an Unfamiliar Country Using Internet Maps: Effects of Street Languages, Map Orientation Consistency, Gender on Driver Behavior, Behaviour & Information Technology [PDF]

 

38.  Zhang, Y., Wu, C.*, The Effects of Sunshields on Red Light Running Behavior of Cyclists and Electric Bike Riders, Accident Analysis & Prevention [PDF]

 

39.  Zhao, G. and Wu, C.* Effectiveness and Acceptance of the Intelligent Speeding Prediction System (ISPS), Accident Analysis & Prevention [PDF]

 

40.  Wu, C.*, Yao, L., & Zhang, K. (In Press) The Red Light Running Behavior of Electric Bike Riders and Cyclists at Urban Intersections in China: An Observational Study. Accident Analysis & Prevention

 

41.  Zhao, G., Wu, C.* , Houston, R., and Creager, W. (2010) The Effects of Heavy Drinking and Socio-Economic Status on Sober Driving Behavior, Traffic Injury Prevention, vol 11 (4), 342-352 [PDF]

 

42.  Zhuang, X. and Wu, C.* (2011) Pedestrians Crossing Behaviors and Safety at Unmarked Roadway in China, Accident Analysis & Prevention, vol 43 (6), 1927-1936

 

43.  Zhao, G. and Wu, C.* (2012) The Effects of Driver Identity on Driving Safety in a Retrospective Feedback, Accident Analysis & Prevention, vol 45, 354-365 [PDF]

 

44.  Li, X., Qiao. C., Wagh, A., Sudhakaar, R., Addepalli, S., Wu, C. and Sadek, A. (Accepted) A Holistic Approach to Service Delivery in Driver-in-the-Loop Vehicular CPS, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (IEEE JSAC)

 

45.  Zhou, R., Wu, C., Rau, P. And Zhang, W (2009). Young Driving Learners' Intention to Use a Handheld or Hands-free Mobile Phone When Driving, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 12(3), 208-217 [PDF]

 

46.  Ou, B., Wu, C. *, Zhao, G. and Wu, J. (2012) P300 Amplitude Reflects Individual Differences of Navigation Performance in a Driving Task, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol 42(1), 8-16 [PDF]

 

47.  Zhuang, X. and Wu, C.* (2012) The Safety Margin and Perceived Safety of Pedestrians at Unmarked Roadway, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, vol 15(2), 119-131

 

48.  Yao, L. and Wu, C.* (Accepted) Traffic Safety of E-Bike Riders in China: Safety Attitudes, Risk Perception, and Aberrant Riding Behaviors, Journal of the Transportation Research Board

 

49.  Hsiao, Y., Drury, C., Wu, C. and Paquet, V. (Accepted) Predictive Models of Safety Based on Audit Findings: Part 1: Model Development and Reliability, Applied Ergonomics [PDF]

 

50.  Hsiao, Y., Drury, C., Wu, C and Paquet, V. Predictive Models of Safety Based on Audit Findings: Part 2: Model Validation and Applications, Applied Ergonomics [PDF]

 

Area 3. Human-Machine Interaction and Healthcare (Selected Papers)

51.  Wu, X., Wu, C*., Zhang, K. (Accepted) Residents' Numeric Inputting Error in Computerized Physician Order Entry Prescription, International Journal of Medical Informatics [PDF]

 

52.  Wu, C.* , Zhang, K., and Hu, Y. (2003) Human Performance Modeling in Temporary Segmentation Chinese Character Handwriting Recognizers, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 58, 483-508 [PDF]

 

53.  Lin, C. and Wu, C.*  (2011) Factors Affecting Numerical Typing Performance of Young People in a Hear-and-type Task, Ergonomics, vol 54 (12), 1159-1174 [PDF]

 

54.  Wang, S., Lin, C., Wu, C., and Chaovalitwongse, W. (2011). Early Detection of Numerical Typing Errors Using Data Mining Techniques, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Part A), vol 41 (6), 1199-1212 [PDF]

 

55.  Lin, C. and Wu, C.* (2010) Improved Link Analysis Method for User Interface Design---Modified Link Table and Optimization-based Algorithm, Behaviour & Information Technology, vol 29 (2), 199-216 [PDF]

 

56.  Lin, C. and Wu, C.* (Accepted) Reactions, Accuracy and Response Complexity of Numerical Typing on Touchscreens, Ergonomics [PDF]

 

57.  Zhang, J., Wu, C.* (Accepted) The Influence of Dispositional Mindfulness on Safety Behaviors, Accident Analysis and Prevention.

 

58.  Zhang, J., Li, Y., Wu, C.* The Influence of Individual and Team Cognitive Ability on Operators Task and Safety Performance: A Multilevel Field Study in Nuclear Power Plants, PLOS ONE, 8(12), e84528 (9 pages)

 

59.  Lin, C. and Wu, C.* (Accepted) Predicting Numerical Data Entry Errors by Classifying EEG Signals with Linear Discriminant Analysis, Behaviour & Information Technology, vol 29(2), 199-216

 

60.  Zhang, J., Li, Y., Wu, C*. (Accepted) Task Complexity Matters: The Influence of Trait Mindfulness on Task and Safety Performance of Nuclear Power Plant Operators, Personality and Individual Differences

 

61.  Li, H., Zhang, Y., Wu, C., Mei, D. (2016) Effects of Field Dependence-Independence and Frame of Reference on Navigation Performance Using Multi-Dimensional Electronic Maps, Personality and Individual Differences, vol97, 289-299

 

62.  Wu, C.* , Yang, Q., Zhang, K., and Hu, Y. (2003) Major Factors in Determining Human Performance in Using Handwriting Recognition Systems, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics , vol 9(3), 55-57

 

63.  Lin, B., Cheng, L., Li, Q., and Wu, C. (2003) A Developmental Intervention Study on Children's Social Perspective-Taking, Psychological Science (China), vol 26(6), 1030-1033 (This work involved the multimedia interface design and human learning and training)

 

64.  Zheng, Q., Zhu, H., Hu, L., Wu, C., and Ding, Y. (2001) Biased Information Sampling in Group Decision Making, Acta Psychologica Sinica, vol 33(1), 68-74

 

65.  Wu, C.* (2001) A Review of Usability Evaluation Methods in Human Computer Interaction, Psychological Science (China), vol 6(24), 727-729

 

66.  Wu, C.* and Zhang, K. (2000) Inspection Methods in User Interface Usability Evaluation (a): Qualitative and Quantitative Comparison, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, vol 6(4), 35-38 [PDF]

 

67.  Wu, C.* and Zhang, K. (2000) Inspection Methods in User Interface Usability Evaluation (b): Introduction and Evaluation, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, vol 6(3), 54-57 [PDF]

 

Area 4. Smart Energy Systems for Sustainability (Selected Papers)

68.  Wu, C.*, Wan, J., and Zhao, G. (In Press) Addressing Human Factors in Electric Vehicle System Design: Building an Integrated Computational Human-Electric Vehicle Framework, Journal of Power Source [PDF]

 

69.  Zhuang, X., Wu, C.* (Accepted) Saving Energy when using Air conditioners in Offices--Behavioral Pattern and Design Indications, Energy and Buildings

 

70.  Wu, C.*,  Zhao, G., and Ou, B. (2011) A Fuel Economy Optimization System with Applications in Vehicles with Human Drivers and Autonomous Vehicles, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, vol 16 (7), 515-524 [PDF]

 

Note: Student Name are in Italic font. * Corresponding Author.

 

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Wu, C.* , Berman, M., & Liu, Y. (2010). Optimization in the Brain? ---Modeling Human Behavior and Brain Activation Patterns with Queuing Network and Reinforcement Learning Algorithms. In A. Chaovalitwongse & P. Xanthopoulos (Eds.), Computational Neuroscience. Springer, New York. [PDF]

 

 

Patents and Disclosures

 

P1. A Smart Energy-Saving System for Automatic Transmission Vehicles (Authorized)

 

P2. A New Algorithm and Method to Predict Li-ion Battery Lifetime in Electric Vehicle (Authorized)

 

Patent Disclosure: A New Sensor System for Human Status Monitoring



Peer Reviewed Proceeding Papers

C36. Chanawangsa, P. Chen, C., Wan, J., Wu, C. (2014) A Novel 2D-3D Hybrid Approach to Vehicle Trajectory and Speed Estimation. 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Qindao, China.

C35. Wang, X., J. Wan, and Wu, C. (Accepted). Development and Test a New Non-Intrusive Seat Sensor System in Detecting Drunk Drivers in Human Factors and Ergonomics Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, USA

C34. Rui, J. Zhang, J., Zhao, G., Wu, C. (2014) Enhancing Speed Estimation Accuracy of Electric Bike Riders Through Training. 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Qindao, China.

C33. Wan, J. and Wu, C. (2014). The effect of driver speed prediction-based battery management system on Li-on battery performance for electric vehicles. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C32. Wan, J., Wu, C., & Zhang Y. (2014). The effects of lead time of verbal collision warning messages on driving performance. 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Detroit, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C31. Hou, Y., Wan, J., Zhao, Y., Hulme, K., Wu, C., and Qiao C. (2014). The effect of autonomous speed control system: an investigation on minimum headway and drivers acceptance. 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Detroit, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C30. Zhang, Y., Wu, C. (2014). Modeling the effect of loudness and semantics of speech warnings on human performances. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. SAGE Publications, Chicago, IL, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C29. Zhang, Y., Wu, C. (2014). The application of the human-in-the-loop warning messages notification model in the design of vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication systems. In 21th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Detroit, MI, USA, 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C28. Ding, N, He, Q., and Wu, C. (2013) Performance Measures of Manual Multi-Modal Traffic Signal Control, Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2014 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 18 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C27. Kundu, S., Wagh, A., Qiao, C., Li, X., Sadek, A., Hulme, K., Wu, C. (2013), Vehicle Speed Control Algorithms for Eco-Driving, The 2nd International Conference on Connected Vehicles (ICCVE 2013), Las Vegas, Nevada, US 2 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C26. Zhang, Y., Wu, C., Wan, J., and Qiao, C. (2013) Development and Validation of Warning Message Utility Scale (WMUS) 2013 International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October, 2013, San Diego, California, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C25. Zhao, G ., Wu, C., Liu, Yongjing (2013) The Effects of Image Set Size and Time Pressure on Human Performance and Mental Workload in a Cyber Image Search Task 2013 International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October, 2013, San Diego, California, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C24. Qiao, C., Sadek, A., Hulme, K., and Wu, C. (2011) Addressing Design and Human Factors Challenges in Cyber-Transportation Systems with an Integrated Traffic-Driving-Networking Simulator, NSF/NIST/USCAR Workshop on Automotive Cyber-Physical Systems, Troy, Michigan. 3 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C23. Wu, C., Wan, J., and Li, L. (2011) Addressing Human Factors in Electronic Vehicle System Design: Building an Integrated Human-Electric Vehicle Framework, The 14th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 11), Washington D.C. 6 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C22. Zhao, G .and Wu, C. (2011) Mathematical Modeling of Average Driver Speed Control with the Integration of Queuing Network-Model Human Processor and Rule-Based Decision Field Theory, 55th Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). Las Vegas, Nevada. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C21. Lin, C. and Wu, C. (2011) Human Performance in Numerical Hear-and-type Tasks, 55th Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). Las Vegas, Nevada. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C20. Wagh, A., Li, X., Wan, J. Qiao, C., and Wu, C (2011). Human Centric Data Fusion in Vehicular Cyber-Physical Systems, The First International Workshop on Cyber-Physical Networking Systems (CPNS). Shanghai, China, April 15, 2011. 6 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C19. Ou, B., Wu, C., Lee, J., and Zhao, G; (2009). ERP P300 Amplitude reflects human navigation performance in driving, The 53rd Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Antonio, Texas. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C18. Lin, C. and Wu, C. (2009) Detecting Typing Errors in a Numerical Typing Task with Linear Discriminant Analysis of Single Trial EEG, The 53rd Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Antonio, Texas. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C17. Zhao, G., Wu, C., Houston, R., and Creager, W. (2009) The Effects of Binge Drinking and Socio-Economic Status on Sober Driving Behavior, The 53rd Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Antonio, Texas. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C16. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2009) Queuing Network Modeling of Transcription Typing, CHI Conference, Boston, USA. 10 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C15. Wu, C. (2009) Determine Optimal Interval of In-vehicle Messages in Adaptive Workload Management System using Mathematical Modeling Approaches, 17th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) August, 2009, Beijing, China. 10 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C14. Lin, C., Yu, W., and Wu, C. (2008) Improving Link Analysis Method in User Interface Design using a New Computational Optimization Algorithm, The 52nd Annual Conferences of Human Factors & Ergonomics Annual Meeting, New York City, New York, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C13. Zhao, G., Wu, C., Li, J., Ou, B., and Sun, X. (2008) Development of Intelligent Navigation Systems for Chinese Users, Society of Automobile Engineering (SAE) World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, USA. 9 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C12. Berman, M., Liu, Y., and Wu, C. (2007). A 3-node Queuing Network Template of Cognitive and Neural Differences As Induced by Gray and White Matter Changes, International Conference of Cognitive Modeling (ICCM) 2007. Ann Arbor, MI, USA. 6 pages of conference paper and a poster in the conference

C11. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2006) Queuing Network Modeling of Driver Workload and Performance, The 50th Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Francisco, CA, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C10. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2006) Queuing Network Modeling of a Real-time Psychophysiological Index of Mental Workload---P300 Amplitude in Event-Related Potential (ERP), The 50th Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Francisco, CA, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C9. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2006) Queuing Network Modeling of Age Differences in Driver Mental Workload and Performance, The 50th Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Francisco, CA, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C8. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2006) Queuing Network Modeling of Reaction Time, Response Accuracy, and Stimulus-Lateralized Readiness Potential Onset Time in a Dual Task, The 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 6 pages of conference paper and a poster in the conference

C7. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2006) Modeling fMRI BOLD Signal and Reaction Time of a Dual Task with a Queuing Network Modeling Approach, The 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 6 pages of conference paper and a poster in the conference

C6. Tsimhoni, O., and Wu, C. (2005) Learning Simulation through Team Projects Winter Simulation Conference, Orlando, Kuhl, et al. eds., Orlando, FL, USA. 6 pages of conference paper and a poster in the conference

C5. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2004a). Modeling Behavioral and Brain Imaging Phenomena in Transcription Typing with Queuing Networks and Reinforcement Learning Algorithms, Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM-2004), Pittsburgh, PA, USA.  6 pages of conference paper and a poster in the conference

C4. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2004b). Modeling Human Transcription Typing with QN-MHP (Queuing Network-Model Human Processor), Proceedings of the 48th Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, New Orleans, LA, USA. 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C3. Wu, C. and Liu, Y. (2004c). Modeling Psychological Refractory Period (PRP) and Practice Effect on PRP with Queuing Networks and Reinforcement Learning Algorithms, Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM-2004), Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 6 pages of conference paper and a poster in the conference

C2. Wu, C. and Zhang, K. (2002) Prediction and Verification of the Human Performance Model in Online Chinese Characters Handwriting Recognizer, Asia-Pacific Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (APCHI), Beijing, China. 10 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

C1. Liu, Y., Fu, X., and Wu, C. (2001) Presentation of Visual and Audio Information for Human Computer Interface, Society for Information Display (SID), vol 32(1), 595-597, 5 pages of conference paper and an invited presentation in the conference

 

Conference Abstract

Wu, C. (2008) Optimization in the Brain?--Modeling Brain Activation Patterns and Human Behavior with Queuing Network and Reinforcement Learning Algorithms, Computational Neuroscience Conference, University of Florida, FL, USA

Wu, C., and Liu, Y. (2006) Queuing Network Modeling of Behavioral and Psychophysiological Measurements in Multitasking, Society of Mathematical Psychology's 2006 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Panczakiewicz A., Houston RJ, and Wu, C. (2010) Aggressive Driving Behavior: The P300 in Response to Aggressive and Normal Road Events, Psychophysiology, 47, S48-S48

 

 

Students Graduated

- PhD Students Graduated at UB

1.    Yiqi Zhang (2017) Thesis: Mathematical Modeling of Driver Performance in Warning Responses under the Connected Vehicle Settings,, Assistant Professor at Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Penn State University (Starting Aug 2017)

 

2.    Jingyan Wan (2016) Thesis: Experimental Studies of Driver Behavior in Operating Autonomous Vehicles. Current Position: Research Scientist, General Motors (GM)

 

3.    Cheng-Jhe (Robert) Lin (2012) Thesis: Improve Human Performance in Perceptual-motor Tasks through Integration of Cognitive Modeling and Data Mining Techniques. Current Position: Assistant Professor at Department of Industrial Management at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (One of Top Research Universities in Taiwan)

 

4.    Guozhen Zhao (2011) Thesis: Modeling Driver Speed Control and its Applications in Transportation Safety. Current Position: Assistant Professor at Chinese Academy of Sciences (One of Top Research Institutes in China)

 

5.    Yulin (Anderson) Hsiao (2011) Thesis: Developing a Safety Management Model for Aviation Maintenance Audit System. (Co-advised with Dr. Colin Drury) Position: Assistant Professor at Chung Yuan Christian University (Research University in Taiwan)

 

- MS Students (Sample)

1.    Jonghoon Lee (2008), LG Inc., USA

2.    Yen-Chih Chiang (2011), eTeam Inc., USA

3.    Bo Ou (2011), Lenovo Inc., Beijing, China

 

 

Professional Activities

- Chair, Human Performance Modeling Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

 

- Leading Guest Editor, Special Issue of Human Performance Modeling of International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics

 

- Public Transportation Safety Education

  1) Invited and interviewed as an expert in transportation safety to introduce pedestrian safety, underlying cognitive processes, transportation infrastructure design in a national public TV program (Scientific Education Channel, CCTV)

  2) Invited and interviewed as an expert in transportation safety, describing the risks in using mobile phones and text messages on (UB report) and a local radio station (WBEN Buffalo)

  3) Presented a transportation safety demonstration to local preschool students at a local community center (JCC community center at Amherst NY)

 

- Faculty Mentor of Assistant Professors

 

- Invited Guest Editor Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems in Manufacturing and Service Systems for Journal of Mathematical Problems in Engineering

 

- Invited Research Scientist Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in an Aviation Safety Human Factors Workgroup

 

- Journal Paper Peer Reviewer

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Part A)

Applied Ergonomics

Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour

Journal of Automobile Engineering

Injury Prevention

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics

Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing

Computer-Aided Design

Science (China)

 

- Proposal Reviewer

European National Funding Applications

UB2020 Interdisciplinary Research Development Fund

 

- Faculty Advisor

Department Student Career Service Faculty Advisor: Providing students IE related job search consultations and IE related job interview consultations & practice)

 

HFES Local Chapter at SUNY-Buffalo (2008)

 

-Others:

Department Seminar Organizer (ISE, SUNY-Buffalo, 2008-2009)

Chair of Corporation Coordination Committee, Engineering Graduate Student Symposium at the University of Michigan

Co-Chair of Human Performance Modeling Group (Session 5), HFES Annual Meeting

 

 

Research Demonstrations

 

 

Presentations and Posters

 

 

 

 

 

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