Dr. Junmin Wang has been the Accenture Endowed Professor in Mechanical Engineering at University of Texas at Austin since August 2018. Dr. Wang’s research interests cover control, modeling, estimation, optimization, and diagnosis of dynamical systems, especially for automotive, vehicle, transportation, smart and sustainable mobility applications. Prof. Wang’s research programs have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, the Department of Energy, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the Texas Department of Transportation. Dr. Wang has authored or co-authored more than 330 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Wang was named an SAE Fellow (2015) and an ASME Fellow (2016). He serves as Editor for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
Widespread deployment of autonomous vehicles connected to 5G-enabled roadway infrastructure would make travel easier, cheaper, and safer.