Prof. Yang ZHENG
University of California, San Diego
Yang Zheng is an assistant professor in the ECE department at UC San Diego. Yang Zheng received the DPhil (Ph.D.) degree in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford in 2019. He received the B.E. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University in 2013 and 2015, respectively. From February 2019 to August 2020, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the SEAS and CGBC at Harvard University. He was a research associate at Imperial College London in 2021.
Dr. Zheng’s research interests include learning, optimization, and control of network systems, and their applications to cyber-physical systems, autonomous vehicles, and traffic systems. His work has been acknowledged by several awards, including the 2019 European PhD Award on Control for Complex and Heterogeneous Systems, the Best Student Paper Award Finalist at the 2019 European Control Conference, the Best Student Paper Award at the 17th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, and the Best Paper Award at the 14th Intelligent Transportation Systems Asia-Pacific Forum. He also received the National Scholarship, Outstanding Graduate in Tsinghua University, the Clarendon Scholarship at the University of Oxford, and the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad.