Kitae Jang 

연구분야 > 지능형 모빌리티 기술 (en)연구분야 > 지속가능 모빌리티 기술 (en)연구분야 > 친환경 모빌리티 기술전임교수 (en)

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Summary

Research Interest

– Sustainable Transportation
– Transportation Operation
– Transportation Geography
– Transportation Safety
– Transportation Economics
– Bigdata in Transportation

Education

  • Ph.D. – Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2011.
  • M.S. – Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2006.
  • B.S. – Civil Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 2004.

 

Academic Experience

  • Professor, The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Sept. 2022 to present
    present.
  • Director, Research Center for Eco-friendly and Smart Vehicles, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Apr. 2021 to present.
  • Associate Professor, The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Mar. 2017 to
    Aug 2022.
  • Assistant Professor, The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Feb. 2012 to Feb. 2017.
  • Visiting Researcher, Korea Railroad Research Institute, Sep. 2012 to Aug. 2014.
  • Graduate Student Researcher, California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH), May. 2010 to Dec. 2011.
  • Graduate Student Researcher, University of California Transportation Center (UCTC), Aug. 2008 to May. 2010.
  • Graduate Student Researcher, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC), Jan. 2006 to Aug. 2008.

Biography

Dr. Kitae Jang is a Professor of The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Hanyang University, Seoul, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on transportation energy/environment policy, traffic operations, intelligent transportation system, congesting pricing and transportation for healty/safe communities.

Publication

Articles in International Journals

  • Sun, B., Gong, K., Shim, J., Jang, K., Park, B., Wang, H., and Hu, J., (Accepted) A Human-centric Machine Learning based Individual Drivers’ Route Choice Modeling for Personalized Route Recommendation, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning and Operation (SCIE, I.F. = 4.277)

 

  • Kim, J., Lee, J., Chung, S., and Jang, K., (Accepted) Evaluation of Injury Risks to Users of Seoul Metro Subway Stations, Journal of Transport & Health (Corresponding Author) (SSCI, I.F. = 2.796)

 

  • Kim, S., Lee, S., Ko, E., Jang, K., and Yeo, J. (2021) Changes in Car and Bus Usage amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Relationship with Land Use and Land Price, Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 96, 103168. (SSCI, I.F. = 4.986) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2021.103168

 

  • Kim, S., and Jang, K. (2021) Effects of Land Use on Time-of-day Transit Ridership Patterns, Transportatmetrica A: Transport Science, pp.1-17. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 3.496) https://doi.org/10.1080/23249935.2021.1970046

 

  • Yeo, J., Lee, J., and Jang, K. (2021) The Effects of Rainfall on Driving Behaviors based on Driving Volatility, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Vol. 15(6), pp.435-443. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI, I.F. = 3.929) https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2020.1756543

 

  • Yeo, J., Lee, J., Cho, J., Kim, D., and Jang, K. (2020) Effects of Speed Humps on Vehicle Speed and Pedestrian Crashes in South Korea, Journal of Safety Research, Vol. 75, pp.78-86. (Corresponding Author) (SCIE, I.F. = 3.487) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2020.08.003

 

  • Kwon, Y., Son, S. and Jang, K. (2020) User Satisfaction with Battery Electric Vehicles in South Korea, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 82, 102306. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 5.495) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2020.102306

 

  • Shim, J., Kwon, O., Park, S., Chung, S, and Jang, K. (2020) Evaluation of Section Speed Enforcement System using Empirical Bayes Approach and Turning Point Analysis, Journal of Advanced Transportation. (Corresponding Author) (SCIE, I.F. = 2.419) https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/9461483

 

  • Lee, J. and Jang, K. (2019) A Framework for Evaluating Driving Behaviors based on In-vehicle Driving Records, Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, 65, pp.610-619. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI, I.F. = 3.261) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2017.11.021

 

  • Shim, J., Yeo, J., Lee, S., Hamdar, S.H., and Jang, K. (2019) Empirical Evaluation of Influential Factors on Bifurcation in Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 102, pp.509-520. (Corresponding Author) (SCIE, I.F. = 8.089) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2019.03.005

 

  • Kim, S., Park, S. and Jang, K. (2019) Spatially-varying Effects of Built Environmental Determinants on Walking, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 124, pp.188-199. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 5.594) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2019.02.003

 

  • Choi, Y-Y, Kho, S-Y, Jang, K. and Kim, D-K. (2018) Evaluating Time Trend Correction Approaches Associated with Empirical Bayes Before-after Study for Road Safety, Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 22 (11), pp.4593-4601. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.805) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12205-017-0162-4

 

  • Kwon, Y., Son, S. and Jang, K. (2018) Evaluation of Incentives for Electric Vehicles: A Case Study on Jeju Island, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 116, pp.404-412. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 5.594) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2018.06.015

 

  • Jang, K., Kim, K., Park, S., Kim, H. and Kang, S. (2018) A Multi-level Analysis of the Relationship between Urban Built Environment and Severe Injury Traffic Crashes, Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 22 (4), pp.1427-1435. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.805) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12205-017-1251-0

 

  • Oh, S., Byon, Y., Jang, K. and Yeo, H. (2018) Short-term Travel-time Prediction on Highway: A Review on Model-based Approach, Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 22 (1), pp.298-310. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.805) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12205-017-0535-8

 

  • Kim, H., Kim, Y. and Jang, K. (2017) Systematic Relation of Instantaneous Speed and Actual Travel Speeds, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, Vol. 18 (10), pp.2780-2789. (Corresponding Author) (SCIE, I.F. = 6.492) https://doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2017.2713983
  • Ko, Y., Jang, K. and Radke, D. (2017) Toward a solar city: Trade-offs between on-site solar energy potential and vehicle energy consumption in San Francisco, California, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Vol. 11 (6), pp.460-470. (SSCI, I.F. = 3.929) https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2016.1274807

 

  • Byun, J., Park, S. and Jang, K., (2017) Rebound Effect or Induced Demand? Analyzing the Compound Dual Effects on VMT in the U.S., Sustainability, Vol. 9 (2), pp.219. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 3.251) https://doi.org/10.3390/su9020219

 

  • Baek, J., Hableel, E., Byon, Y-J., Wong, D., Jang, K. and Yeo, H. (2016) How to Protect ADS-B: Confidentiality Framework and Efficient Realization Based on Staged Identity-Based Encryption, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, Vol. 18(3), pp.690-700. (SCIE, I.F. = 6.492) https://doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2016.2586301

 

  • Shim, J., Jang, K., Park, S., Yeo, H., Lee, H and Kwon, O. (2016) Evaluating Safety Performance of Climbing Lane Configuration in Korean Expressways, Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2583, pp.65-72. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2583-09

 

  • Park, S., Deakin, E. and Jang, K. (2015) Can Good Walkability Expand the Size of Transit-Oriented Developments? Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2518, pp.157-164. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2519-17

 

  • Shim, J., Park, S., Chung, S. and Jang, K. (2015) Effects of Enforcement Avoidance Behavior near Automated Speed Enforcement Locations. Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 80, pp.57-66. (Corresponding Author) (SSCI, I.F. = 4.993) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2015.03.037

 

  • Jang, K., Kim, H. and Jang, I. (2015) Traffic Signal Optimization for Oversaturated Urban Network: Queue Growth Equalization, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, 16 (4), pp.2121-2128. (SCIE, I.F. = 6.492) https://doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2015.2398896

 

  • Park, M., Jang, K., Lee, J. and Yeo, H. (2015) Logistic Regression Model for Discretionary Lane-Changing under Congested Traffic, Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 11 (4), pp.333-344. (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 3.496) https://doi.org/10.1080/23249935.2014.994686

 

  • Oh, S., Byon, Y-J., Jang, K., and Yeo, H. (2015) Short-term Travel-time Prediction on Highway: A Review on Data-driven Approach, Transport Reviews, 35 (1), pp.4-32. (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 9.643) https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2014.992496

 

  • Yeo, J., Park, S. and Jang, K. (2015) Effects of Urban Sprawl and Vehicle Miles Traveled on Traffic Fatalities, Traffic Injury Prevention, 16 (4), pp.397-403. (Corresponding Author) (SCIE, I.F. = 1.491) https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2014.948616

 

  • Kwon, O., Yoon, Y., and Jang, K. (2015) Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Law Banning Handheld Cellphone Use While Driving, Safety Science, Vol. 70, pp.50-57. (SCIE, I.F. = 4.877) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2014.04.014

 

 

  • Jang, K., Chung, K. and Yeo, H., (2014) A Dynamic Pricing Strategy for High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 67, pp. 69-80. (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 5.594) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2014.05.009

 

  • Jung, S., Jang, K., Yoon, Y. and Kang, S. (2014) Contributing Factors to Vehicle to Vehicle Crash Frequency and Severity under Rainfall, Journal of Safety Research, Vol. 50, pp.1-10. (SCIE, I.F. = 3.487) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2014.01.001

 

  • Jang, K., Kim, D. and Chung, S. (2014) Heterogeneous Travelers’ Perception in Green House Gas (GHG) Tax, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Vol. 8 (4), pp.281-296. (SSCI, I.F. = 3.929) https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2012.665981

 

  • Jang, K., Park, S., Kang, S., Song, K.H., Kang, S. and Chung, S. (2013) Evaluation of pedestrian safety: Pedestrian Crash Hot Spots and Risk Factors for Injury Severity, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2393, pp. 104-116. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2393-12

 

  • Jang, K., Kang, S., Seo, J. and Chan, C. (2013) Cross-Section Designs for the Safety Performance of Buffer-Separated High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes, American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 139 (3), pp.247-254. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.520) https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000496

 

  • Yeo, H., Jang, K., Skabardonis, A. and Kang, S. (2013) Impact of Traffic States on Freeway Crash Involvement Rates, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 50, pp.713-723. (SCIE, I.F. = 4.993) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2012.06.023

 

  • Park, S., Jang, K., Park, S., Kim, D. and Chon, K. (2012) Analysis of Injury Severity in Traffic Crashes: A Case Study of Korean Expressways, Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 16 (7), pp.1280-1288. (Corresponding Author) (SCIE, I.F. = 1.805) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12205-012-1527-3

 

  • Jang, K. and Cassidy, M.J. (2012) Dual Influences on Vehicle Speeds in Special-Use Lanes and Critique of US Regulation, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 46 (7), pp. 1108-1123. (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 5.594) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2012.01.008

 

  • Kang, S., Spiller, M., Jang, K., Bigham, J.M. and Seo, J. (2012) Spatiotemporal Analysis of Macroscopic Patterns of Urbanization and Traffic Safety: A Case Study in Sacramento County, California, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2318, pp. 45-51. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2318-06
  • Jang, K., Oum, S. and Chan, C. (2012) Traffic Characteristics of High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes: Comparison of Contiguous and Buffer-Separated High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2278, pp. 180-193. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2278-20

 

  • Cassidy, M.J., Jang, K. and Daganzo, C.F. (2011) Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams for Freeway Networks: Theory and Observation, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2260, pp.8-15. (Corresponding Author) (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2260-02

 

  • Wu, G., Du, Y., Jang, K., Chan, C. and Boriboonsomsin, K. (2011) Preliminary Evaluation of Operational Performance of Different Types of High-Occupancy Vehicle Facilities in California Continuous Access versus Limited Access, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2229, pp.93-101. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2229-11

 

  • Chung, K., Jang, K., Madanat, S. and Washington, S. (2011) Proactive Detection of High Collision Concentration Locations, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Vol. 45 (9), pp. 927-934. (Corresponding Author) (Also in the 19th Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory 2011: Berkeley, edited by M.J. Cassidy and A. Skabardonis: Elsevier) (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 5.594) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.04.536

 

  • Cassidy, M.J., Jang, K. and Daganzo, C.F. (2010) The Smoothing Effect of Carpool Lanes on Freeway Bottlenecks, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Vol. 44 (2), pp. 65-75. (SSCI/SCIE, I.F. = 5.594) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2009.11.002

 

  • Cassidy, M.J., Daganzo, C.F., Jang, K. and Chung, K. (2009) Spatiotemporal Effects of Segregating Different Vehicle Classes on Separate Lanes, In the 18th Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory 2009: Golden Jubilee, edited by W. H. K. Lam., S. C. Wong and H. K. Lo: Springer US. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0820-9_4

 

  • Jang, K., Chung, K., Ragland, D.R. and Chan, C. (2009) Safety Performance of High-Occupancy Vehicle Facilities: Evaluation of HOV Lane Configurations in California, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2099, pp.132-140. (SCIE, I.F. = 1.560) https://doi.org/10.3141/2099-15

 

 

Articles in International Conference Proceedings

  • Yeo, J., Lee, S., Jang, K., and Lee, J. (2020) Real-time operations of shared connected autonomous vehicles with inter-and intra-zonal relocation, Seoul Metropolitan Fora & International Journal of Urban Sciences International Seminar

 

  • Lee, S., and Jang, K. (2019) Regularity of Vehicle Trips in Urban Areas, 2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC)

 

  • Oh, Y., Chung, K., Kang, S. and Jang, K. (2019) Evaluating the Reproducible Relationship between Travel Times and Vehicle Accumulation over Extended Freeway Segments: Detecting Onset of Traffic Conditions Leading to Marked Increase in Travel Times, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Yeo, J., Lee, J. and Jang, K. (2018) Develop Safety Surrogate Measure for Evaluating Motor Carrier Companies and Drivers, Proceedings of Road Safety on Five Continents, Jeju Island, South Korea

 

  • Silverstein, C. E., Hamdar, S.H., Camaaño, A., Kang, S. and Jang, K. (2018) Identification of Collision Formation Trends based on Traffic Characteristics for Freeway Networks, Proceedings of Road Safety on Five Continents, Jeju Island, South Korea

 

  • Kim, S. and Jang, K. (2017) Urban Form and Walking Activity: Analyzing their Relation within De-facto Boundaries for Walkers, Walk21 Calgary

 

  • Shim, J., Yeo, J., Lee, S. and Jang, K. (2017) Effects of Trip Characteristics on Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram in Urban Network, International Conference of Traffic and Granular Flow `17

 

  • Kim, H. and Jang, K. (2017) Confidence Interval for Predicted Travel Time based on Probe Vehicle Data on Congested Freeways, International Conference of Traffic and Granular Flow `17

 

  • Silverstein, C. E., Hamdar, S.H., Kang, S. and Jang, K. (2017) Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram for Collision Formation of Freeway Networks, International Conference of Traffic and Granular Flow `17

 

  • Yeo, J., Cho, J., Lee, H., Kim, D. and Jang, K. (2017) Observation and Experiment of Driving Behaviors near Speed Humps and Tables, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Y., Jang, K., Kang, W., and Park, M. (2017) Two-dimensional Nearest-neighbor Method for Real Time Travel Speed Prediction, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Lee, J. and Jang, K. (2016) Proactive Detection of Crash Hotspots Using In-Vehicle Driving Recorder, 2016 3rd Asia-Pacific World Congress on Computer Science and Engineering

 

  • Jang, K., Kim, S., and Jang, I.G. (2016) Case Study of Queue Growth Equalization for Urban Traffic Signal Optimization, International Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry

 

  • Kim, M., Jang, K. and Yoon. Y. (2016) Effectiveness of School Zone Improvement Program in Dongdaemun-gu, The Twenty-ninth KKHTCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering

 

  • Kim, S., Jang, K. and Jang. I. (2016) Case Study of Queue Growth Equalization for Urban Traffic Signal Optimization, Asian Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization

 

  • Schorr, J.P., Hamdar, S.H., Kang, S., Jang, K. and Kachouch, H. (2016) From Structural Equation Modeling to Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams: Investigating the Impact of Road Segments Safety on Network Level Efficiency, Proceedings of Road Safety on Five Continents, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

  • Jang, K., Kim, S., Lee, H and Cho, J. (2016) Effects of Pedestrian Volume on Per-Pedestrian Crash Rate and Severe Injury Probability, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Shim, J., Jang, K., Park, S., Yeo, H., Lee, H and Kwon, O. (2016) Evaluating safety performance of climbing lane configuration in Korean expressways, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Park, D., Deakin, E. and Jang, K. (2015) Can Good Walkability Expand the Size of TODs? Exploring the Concept of Acceptable Walking Distance and Critical Walkability Zone for Access Trips to the Station, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Tak, S., Kim, S., Jang, K., and Yeo, H. (2014) Real-Time Travel Time Prediction Using Multi-Level k-Nearest Neighbor Algorithm and Data Fusion Method, Proceedings of Computing in Civil and Building Engineering. 1861-1868.

 

  • Kim, H., Kim, Y. and Jang, K. (2014) Evaluation of Difference between Instantaneous and Actual Travel Speeds: Theory and Observation, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences (ICCES’14), Changwon, Korea.

 

  • Jang, K., Shim, J., Chung, S. and Park, S. (2014) Effectiveness of Managed Lanes on Korean Expressways, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K., Suh, J., Park, M., and Yeo, H. (2013) Synchronized Speed Reductions in Contiguous High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes, CKJSSTS-II.

 

  • Kim, H., Kim, S., Park, S. and Jang, K. (2013) Assessment of Travel Time Estimates based on Different Vehicle Speed Data: Spot Speed vs. Sampled Journey Speed in South Korean expressways, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, Taipei, Taiwan. (Received Outstanding Presentation Award)

 

  • Jang, K., Chan, C-Y. and Du, Y. (2013) Operational performance of High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) facilities: evaluation of HOV lanes in California, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 92th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K., Park, S., Kang, S., Song, K.H. and Chung, S. (2013) Evaluation of pedestrian safety: geographical identification of pedestrian crash hotspots and evaluating risk factors for injury severity, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 92th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Du, Y., Chan, C-Y. and Jang, K. (2013) Demand shifts and observed effects on traffic operation as a result of congestion pricing implementation on the San Francisco Bay Bridge, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 92th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jung, S., Jang, K., Yoon, Y. and Kang, S. (2013) Modeling highway safety in rainy weather influential factor impacts on vehicle to vehicle crash frequency and severity, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 92th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K., Suh, J., Park, M. and Yeo, H. (2012) Synchronized Speed Reductions in Contiguous High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes, 25th KKCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering, Busan 2012.

 

  • Byun, J., Jang, I.G., and Jang, K. (2012) Operational Schemes of Urban Transit for Improving Travel Time Reliability, International Symposium on Speed-up, Safety and Service Technology for Railway and Maglev Systems

 

  • Park, M., Jang, K. and Yeo, H. (2012) Relation between Discretionary Lane-change and Traffic Conditions, LATSIS, 2012.

 

  • Jang, K., Oum, S. and Chan, C. (2012) Traffic Characteristics of High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes: Comparison of Contiguous and Buffer-Separated High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 91th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Kim, K. and Jang, K. (2012) Spatiotemporal Clustering of Freeway Crashes, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 91th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Du, Y., Wu, G., Jang, K. and Chan, C. (2012) Empirical Evaluation of the Impacts of High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Collisions on Different Types of Lane Configuration in California, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 91th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K., Kang, S., Seo, J. and Chan, C. (2011) Cross-Section Designs for the Safety Performance of Buffer-Separated High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Cassidy, M.J., Jang, K. and Daganzo, C.F. (2011) Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams for Freeway Networks: Theory and Observation, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Du, Y., Jang, K. and Chan, C. (2011) Demand Shifts and Their Effects on Traffic Congestion due to Toll Changes on Bridges in San Francisco Area, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Wang, H., Jang, K., Chan, C. and Shi, Z. (2011) Multi-level Mixed-effects Regression Model for Truck Collisions, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Wu, G., Du, Y., Jang, K., Chan, C. and Boriboonsomsin, K. (2011) Comparison of Operational Performance between Different Types of HOV Facilities in California: Continuous-Access vs. Limited-Access, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Chung, K., Jang, K., Oum, S., Kim, Y. and Song, K. (2011) Investigation of Attributes of Kinematic Waves Preceding Traffic Collisions, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
  • Kim, D., Jang, K., Chon, K. and Lee, S. (2010) Impacts of Green House Gas (GHG) Tax on Reducing Green House Gas Emissions: A Case Study in Seoul, Korea, 19th Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress, Busan, Korea.

 

  • Wang, H., Jang, K. and Chan, C. (2010) Analysis and Multi-Level Modeling of Truck Freight Demand, Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP2) Freight Modeling and Data Symposium, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K. and Chung, K. (2010) A Dynamic Congestion Pricing Strategy for High-Occupancy Toll Lanes, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K., Park, S., Chung, S. and Song. K. (2010) Influential Factors on Level of Injury in Pedestrian Crashes: Applications of Ordered Probit Model with Robust Standard Errors, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Yeo, H., Jang, K. and Skabardonis, A. (2010) Impact of Traffic States on Freeway Collision Frequency, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Bigham, J.M., Jang, K., Song, K., Park, S. and Ragland, D.R. (2009) Evaluation of Traffic Safety in Sprawl and Urban Growth in California Metropolitan Areas, 137th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA.

 

  • Yeo, H., Jang, K. and Skabardonis, A. (2009) Impact of Traffic States on Freeway Collision Probabilities, 2nd International Symposium on Freeway and Tollway Operations, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

  • Cassidy, M.J., Jang, K. and Daganzo, C.F. (2009) Smoothing Effect on Freeway Bottlenecks: Experimental Verification and Theoretical Implications, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K., Chung, K., Ragland, D.R. and Chan, C. (2009) Safety Performance of High-Occupancy Vehicle Facilities: Evaluation of HOV Lane Configurations in California, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K. and Chan, C. (2009) High-Occupancy Vehicle Lane Configurations and Safety Performance of California Freeways: Investigation of Differential Distributions and Statistical Analysis, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Jang, K., Chung, K., Ragland, D.R. and Chan, C. (2008) Comparison of Collisions on HOV Facilities with Limited and Continuous Access during Peak Hours, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 87th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

 

  • Chung, K., Chan, C., Jang, K., Ragland, D.R. and Kim, Y. (2007) HOV Lane Configuration and Collision Distribution on Freeway Lanes – an Investigation of Historical Collision Data in California, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 86th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C

Awards

    • KAIST School of Engineering Technology Innovation Award(Dec. 2021)
    • Jeju Special Self-governing Province Governor’s Award for Developing Electric Vehicle Industry(Dec. 2018)
    • Presidential Award of Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology(Dec. 2018)
    • Best Poster Award, 18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management(May. 2017)

    – Evaluating Urban Network Performance Using Individual Vehicle Trip Data

    • 20th Excellence in Transportation Research Award, Korean Society of Transportation(Feb. 2016)
    • Best Paper Award, Annual Meetings of The Korea Institute of Intelligent Transportation Systems(Apr. 2015, Apr. 2017, Apr. 2018, Apr. 2019, Apr. 2021)
    • Chungcheongbuk-do Governor’s Award for Developing Future Railway and Transportation System(November, 2014)
    • Best Paper Award, Annual Meetings of Korea Society of Transportation(Oct. 2013, Feb. 2016, Feb. 2017, Mar .2018, Jun. 2020)
    • Seoul Research Paper Award(Dec. 2013)

    – The Impact Analysis of Urban Walking Environment on Pedestrian Volume

    • Best Paper Award, Annual Meetings of The Korean Society for Railway(Nov. 2013, Nov. 2014)
    • 50th Transportation Research Forum Graduate Student Best Paper Award(Mar. 2009)

    – A Dynamic Congestion Pricing Strategy for High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes

    • Excellence in Applied HOV Research at the 13th International HOV/HOT Conference by Committee of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies on High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Systems(Sep. 2008)
    • Institute of Transportation Engineers Student Paper Award (Grand Prize: 1st Place Award)(Apr. 2008)

    – Suburban Living: Public Transportation for Environmentally Sustainable and Healthy Communities

    • Korean Transportation Association in America Travel Grant Award(Jan. 2007, Jan. 2008, Jan. 2009, Jan. 2011)

Research

Government Funding

  • Jan. 2022 ~ Dec. 2022 (On-going) Transportation Data Warehouse Operation and Management – Year 2022, Daejeon Metropolitan City
  • Apr. 2021 ~ Dec. 2026 (On-going) Development of Traffic Safety Infrastructure Standardization and Evaluation Technology for Level 4 Operation of Autonomous Vehicles, Korean National Police Agency
  • Jan. 2022 ~ Dec. 2022 (On-going) Transportation Data Warehouse Operation and Management – Year 2021, Daejeon Metropolitan City
  • Nov. 2021 ~ Dec. 2021 (Completed) Strategic Plan for Tram Operation System and Legal System Development, Korea Railroad Research Institute
  • Jun. 2021 ~ Dec. 2022 (On-going) National ITS architecture Reform and Service Roadmap, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Jun. 2021 ~ Feb. 2022 (Completed) Development of AI-based Smart Transportation System (Preliminary Project for Smart City Challenge), Daegu Metropolitan City
  • Jun. 2021 ~ Dec. 2023 (On-going) Development of Urban Mobility Network Analysis and Prediction Model Based on Attention Mechanism and Graph Neural Network, National Research Foundation of Korea
  • Jan. 2021 ~ Dec. 2021 (Completed) Transportation Data Warehouse Operation and Management – Year 2021, Daejeon Metropolitan City
  • Jan. 2021 ~ Dec. 2021 (Completed) Development of Transportation Big Data Platform, National Information Society Agency
  • Dec. 2020 ~ Dec. 2020 (Completed) Relationship between Dangerous Driving Behavior and Traffic Crashes using TIMS data, Korea Transportation Safety Authority
  • Nov. 2020 ~ Dec. 2020 (Completed) Planning for Smart Mobility Living Lab in Jeju Innovation City, Jeju Free International City Development Center
  • Sep. 2020 ~ Nov. 2022(On-going) Development of Basic Operation Plan for Byeol-nae Subway Line, Guri City
  • Aug. 2020 ~ Dec. 2020(Completed) Transportation Safety Support System Operation and Update – Year 2020, Korea Transportation Safety Authority
  • Jun. 2020 ~ Dec. 2020(Completed) Revision of Laws for Tram Safety Management System, The Road Traffic Authority
  • Apr. 2020 ~ Dec. 2023(On-going)Development of Urban Transportation Brain Key Technology based on Cloud Edge, Ministry of Science and ICT
  • Jan. 2020 ~ Dec. 2020(Completed)Transportation Data Warehouse Operation and Management – Year 2020, Daejeon Metropolitan City
  • Dec. 2019 ~ Dec. 2020(Completed)Daejeon Tram Operation Plan and Road Traffic Impact Analysis, Daejeon Metropolitan City
  • Nov. 2019 ~ Dec. 2019(Completed)Big Data Center Optimized for AI Algorithm in Daejeon Metropolitan City, National Information Society Agency
  • Oct. 2019 ~ Dec. 2019(Completed)Evaluation of Safe Driving Index for Buses, Korea Transportation Safety Authority
  • Jun. 2019 ~ Dec. 2019(Completed)Development of Tram Safety Management System, The Road Traffic Authority
  • Mar. 2019 ~ Feb. 2021(Completed)Models for Energy Consumption and Battery Health of Electric Vehicles, National Research Foundation of Korea
  • Mar. 2019 ~ Jun. 2019(Completed)Demonstration of Introducing and Operating New Eco-friendly Vehicles, Jeju Free International City Development Center
  • Oct. 2018 ~ Dec. 2018(Completed)Public Bus Traffic Safety Improvement Plan, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Jul. 2018 ~ Jun. 2019(Completed)The 5th China-Korea Joint Seminar on Sustainable Transportation Systems, National Research Foundation of Korea
  • Aug. 2017 ~ Dec. 2017(Completed)Development of Traffic Data Collection and Analysis Tools from Drone Video Images, Korea Expressway Corporation Research Institute
  • Jul. 2017 ~ Mar. 2021(Completed)Development of Hybrid Electric Vehicle Conversion Kit for Diesel Delivery Trucks and its Commercialization for Parcel Services, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Apr. 2017 ~ Dec. 2018(Completed)Models for Predicting Roadway Surface Condition and Risk Level under Different Weather Conditions, Korea Meteorological Administration
  • Jun. 2016 ~ Feb. 2020(Completed)Estimation and utilization of route-type traffic information, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Apr. 2016 ~ Oct. 2016(Completed)Developing Deep Learning Environment for Real-time Roadway Traffic Data Processing, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)
  • Nov. 2015 ~ Dec. 2017(Completed)Network-wide Traffic Signal Operation using V2X Communication Network Environment, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Jun. 2015 ~ Jun. 2017(Completed)Bus Travel Time Prediction System using Big Data, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Nov. 2014 ~ Oct. 2017(Completed)Large-scale Travel Patterns Analysis using Big Data Analytics and Complex Network Theory, National Research Foundation of Korea
  • Nov. 2013 ~ May. 2014(Completed)Plan for Establishing Authorization Center for Railways, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Dec. 2012 ~ Dec. 2013(Completed)Roadmap for Welfare Mobility, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Oct. 2012 ~ Dec. 2013(Completed)Effect of drivers’ psychological factors on traffic safety, Korea Transportation Safety Authority
  • Aug. 2012 ~ Nov. 2014(Completed)Traffic States Prediction, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Apr. 2012 ~ Nov. 2012(Completed)Optimizing Subway Operation using Analysis of Subway User Behavior, Ehwa Women’s University

 

Industry Funding

  • Aug. 2021 ~ Dec. 2021(Completed)Big Data-based Development of Safe Transportation Management System for Hazardous Materials, Clunix Co.
  • Jun. 2021 ~ Dec. 2021(Completed)Mobility Innovation, MBN Co.
  • Nov. 2020 ~ Oct. 2021(Completed)Development of Optimal Traffic Signal Algorithm, Dong-in Co.
  • Feb. 2020 ~ Jun. 2020(Completed)Development of Prediction Models for Highway Traffic Volume and Density using Probe Vehicle Data, Hyundai MnSoft Co,
  • Oct. 2019 ~ Dec. 2019(Completed) Generation of Basic Information on Roadway Risk, Neighbor System Co.
  • Apr. 2019 ~ Jul. 2019(Completed)Traffic Signal Priority for Emergency Vehicles, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co.,Ltd.
  • Jul. 2018 ~ Mar. 2019(Completed)Institutional Improvement Plan for Reducing Commercial Vehicle Traffic Crashes, General Insurance Association of Korea
  • Jun. 2018 ~ May. 2019(Completed)Development of Traffic Forecast Algorithms and its Future Development Direction, Korean Expressway Corporation
  • Apr. 2018 ~ Mar. 2019(Completed)Wireless Tram Operation and Maintenance, GMTech Co.
  • Aug. 2017 ~ Dec. 2017(Completed)Advancing Travel Demand Prediction, CocoaPlus Co.
  • May. 2017 ~ Jul. 2017(Completed)Design for New Walking Support Facility, InCity Co.
  • Oct. 2016 ~ Nov. 2016(Completed) Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash Characteristics and Preventive Measures in Roadways with Pedestrian-Vehicle Mixed Traffic, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co.,Ltd
  • Jan. 2014 ~ Mar. 2017(Completed) Eco-operation of traffic flows by enhancing efficiency of urban transport network, Saudi Aramco Overseas

 

KAIST Funding

  • Feb. 2019 ~ Oct. 2019(Completed) Transportation Industry and Research based on e-Mobility, KAIST
  • Jun. 2017 ~ Dec. 2017(Completed) Planning for the Next Generation Transportation Operation and Planning System based on Transportation Big Data, KAIST
  • Jun. 2016 ~ Feb. 2019(Completed)Developing Key Components of Diesel-Electric Hybrid Delivery Truck, KAIST
  • Jul. 2014 ~ Aug. 2015(Completed) Traffic Monitoring and Travel Time Prediction using Mobile Sensing Data, KAIST
  • May. 2013 ~ Jan. 2014(Completed) Real Time Traffic Monitoring and Network-wide Travel Time Prediction with Multi-Sensor Data Fusion in Mobile Environment, KAIST
  • Feb. 2012 ~ Dec. 2014 (Completed) Planning, Design and Operation Solutions for Sustainable Future Urban Transportation System, KAIST Other Funding
  • Mar. 2021 ~ Feb. 2025 (On-going) Jeju Innovative Growth Center Autonomous Electric Vehicle Industry Incubating Project, Jeju Free International City Development Center
  • Mar. 2020 ~ Dec. 2022 (On-going) Development of Electric Vehicle related Industry, Jeju Special Self-governing Province
  • Feb. 2019 ~ Dec. 2021 (Completed) Electric Vehicle Policy Research Center, Jeju Special Self-governing Province
  • Feb. 2012 ~ Dec. 2014 (Completed) Future Railway-Transportation Systems and Industry-University-Research Institute Connection Project, ChungCheongBuk-Do

Teaching

  • Introduction to Green Transportation System, GT500
  • Intelligent Transportation System, GT502
  • Traffic Safety, GT610
  • Introduction to Transportation Economics, GT611
  • Special Topics in Operation & Management for Green Transportation, GT814
    • Transportation Data Analysis/Traffic Safety/Transportation Operation and Planning/Introduction to Transportation Economics

Students

Jaehwan Kim

Ph.D. Students

Jooyoung Lee

Ph.D. Students

Eunjung Ko

Ph.D. Students

Sujin Lee

Ph.D. Students

Boyoung Park

Ph.D. Students

Suseong Chae

Ph.D. Students

Dongmin Kim

Ph.D. Students

Former Students

Jihye Byun

ph.D. students

Hyungjoo Kim

ph.D. students

Yeongmin Kwon

ph.D. students

Suji Kim

ph.D. students

Jiho Yeo

ph.D. students

Jisup Shim

ph.D. students

Eunmo Koo

M.S. students

Jaeyoon Lee

M.S. students

Mentary Adisthi

M.S. students

Jisoo Kim

M.S. students

Muhammad Bilal

M.S. students

Sungjin Lee

M.S. students

Hui Zhi Ng

M.S. students