Zuo ZHANG, Ph.D.

    Professor

    Department of Automation

    Director, News Center of Tsinghua University

    Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

    Tel: +86 10 62781805

    Email: zhangzuo@tsinghua.edu.cn

 Education

Ph. D. in Automatic Control and Applications, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1995

M.S. in Automatic Control and Applications, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1991

B.S. in Industrial Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1989 

  Working Experience

Professor, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 2004.12 -present

Associate Professor, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 1998.08-2004.12

Assistant Professor, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 1994.08-.1998.08

Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, GSAS, 1999.09-2000.07

Director, News Center of Tsinghua University, 2015.01-present

Executive Associate Dean, School of Information Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, 2011.04-2016.06

Chair of Executive Board, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 2006.12-2011.04

Deputy director, Academic Affairs Office, Tsinghua University, 2003.04-2007.03

  Expertise and Research Interests

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Theory and Application

IT Technology Enforcement and Social Influence Analysis for New Mass Media

High Education Management 

  Academic/Social Activities and Memberships

IEEE, SM’91, M’97

Member, Board of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence, 2010.08-present

Responsible Officer, China Intelligent Transportation Systems Association, 2008.05-presnet

Secretary General, National Teaching Guidance Committee of Automation Majors, assigned by Chinese Ministry of Education, 2013.04-present

Administrative Vice Director, China Association of College Newspapers, 2015.12-present

   Grants and Contracts / Research Projects

[1] Research on the Direction and Path of the Inter-Disciplinary Development of Information Science. Natural Science Foundation of China, key member, 2014.

[2] Active Safety Technologies at Urban Intersections of Vehicle Road and Railway Based on Cooperative Vehicle Infrastructure System. Company Collaboration Program PI, 2013-2014.

[3] Intelligent Urban Traffic System Performance Evaluation Based on Big Data Approach. International Collaboration Program PI, 2013-2014.

[4] Driving, Simulation and Performance Evaluation for Group of Mini-scale Intelligent Cars. Tsinghua University, PI, 2012-2014.

[5] Traffic Situation Assessment and Rescue Channels Organization for Urban Major Emergencies. Natural Science Foundation of China, PI, 2010-2012.

[6] Intelligent Transportation System Based on Cooperative Vehicle Infrastructure System Tsinghua University, member, 2009-2012.

   Honors and Awards

[1] Second-level Awardee of Shanghai Municipal Awards for Science & technology Development (. A Cross-platform Master-slave Streaming Media Server Based on Speed Smoothing and Buffer Control. Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission, 2005.

[2] First-level Awardee of 5th National High Education Awards Re-engineering the Undergraduate Education Systems Towards the Research-oriented University. Ministry of Education PRC, 2005.

   Academic Achievements

I. Book Chapters

[1] ZHANG Zuo, Information and Big Data Ethics. /Li Zhengfeng (ed.), Chapter 10, Engineering Ethics, Tsinghua University Press, 2016.

[2] ZHANG Zuo, WAN Qiguang, Dong Jing translated. An Introduction to General Systems Thinking. Tsinghua University Press (by Gerald M. Weinberg), 2003.

[3] WU Qiufeng, ZHANG Zuo, Automation Systems Computer Network. China Machine Press, 2001.

 

II. Journal Papers

[1] L Hou, YT Lao, YH Wang, Z Zhang, Y Zhang, ZH Li. Time-varying effects of influential factors on incident clearance time using a non-proportional hazard-based model. Transportation Research Part A, 63 (2014) 12–24.

[2] Lin Hou, Yunteng Lao, Yinhai Wang, Zuo Zhang, Yi Zhang, Zhiheng Li. Modeling Freeway Incident Response Time: A Mechanism-Based Approach. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 2013, 28: 87-100.

[3] Hou L. Zhang Z., Lu B., Xu R., Zhang Y. Estimation of incident-induced congestion on signalized arteries using traffic sensor data. Tsinghua Science and Technology: 17(3):296-303, June 2012.

[4] Zhiheng LI, Dong SUN, Xuexiang JIN, Di YU, Zuo ZHANG. Pattern-Based Study on Urban Transportation System State Classification and Properties. Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 8(5): 83-87.

[5] Research and Application of Adaptive Streaming Media Scheme (in Chinese), LI Zhengming, ZHANG Zuo, YE Dejian, Computer Engineering: 32(12), 226-228, June, 2006.

[6] Brown Method, A Simulation based Method in Finite Zero Sum Game Solution (in Chinese), WANG Long, ZHANG Zuo, WANG Ke-xin, Computer Simulation, August, 2005.

[7] Dejian, Y., Qiufeng, W., & Zhang, Z. (2003). A control-theoretical approach to adaptive internet video streaming. IEICE transactions on communications, 86(2), 585-594.

[8] Dejian Y, Zuo Zhang, Qiufeng Wu. A receiver-buffer-driven approach to adaptive Internet video streaming. IEE Electronics Letters, 38(22): 1405-1406.

[9] XIA Bing, ZHANG Zuo, ZHANG Yi, HU Jian-ming, Study on the Route Selection Algorithm Based on Multi-Agent System (in Chinese), Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development: 20(1), Feb., 2002.

[10] DONG Jing, ZHANG Zuo, Characterizing and Avoiding Braess' s Paradox for Traffic Networks, (in Chinese), Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development: 21(5), May, 2004.

[11] REN Yanpin, ZHANG Zuo, WU Qiufeng, Research on a Class of Rule-Based Scheduling System Using Petri Net (in Chinese), CIMS: 5(2), Apr., 1999.

[12] REN Yanpin, ZHANG Zuo, WU Qiufeng, Model ing of priority scheduling rules (in Chinese), Journal of Tsinghua University (Sci & Tech): 38(9), 1998.

[13] Zhang Zuo, Xie Dong, Wu Qiufeng, Han Zengjin, Unified structure of the general production scheduling (in Chinese), Journal of Tsinghua University (Sci & Tech): 37(4), 1997.

 

III. Conference Papers

[1] C.S. Sun, J Hao, X Pei, Z Zhang, Y Zhang., A data-driven approach for the duration evaluation of accidents impact on urban intersection traffic flow, 19th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC). 2016.

[2] J Cui, R Fu, C Dong, Z Zhang. Extraction of Traffic Information from Social Media Interactions: Methods and Experiments, 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC). 2014.

[3] M Xu, Z Zhang, Y Wan, L Li. A simulation study on real-time parking Guidance, 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC). 2014.

[4] Yunkai Su, Zuo Zhang, Zhiheng Li, Xiao Ma. A two-phase BP neural network method to predict average delay of signalized intersection under multi-saturation traffic states. Proc. Of the 23rd Chinese Control and Decision Conference (2011 CCDC), p3870-3875, Mianyang, Sichuan, May 22-24, 2011.

[5] Binghao Lu, Runmin Xu, Lin Hou, & Zuo Zhang. Signal Control for Urban Traffic against Incident-Induced Congestion. Proc. Of the 23rd Chinese Control and Decision Conference (2011 CCDC), p1910-1914, Mianyang, Sichuan, May 22-24, 2011.

[6] Ding J., Zhang Z.. A Simulation study of data collection based on vehicle infrastructure cooperation. Proc. Of ICCTP 2011: pp1671-1683, Nanjing, Jiangsu, Aug 14-17, 2011.

[7] Ma X., Zhang Z., Li Z., Ding J.. Modeling and analysis of traffic accidents' inducements based on factorial experiment method. Proc. Of ICCTP 2011: pp1988-1998, Nanjing, Jiangsu, Aug 14-17, 2011.

[8] Zhou Dabing, Zhang Zuo, Li Zhiheng, Su Yunkai, Hou Lin. A multi-objective control for urban intersections based on 3E criteria. Proc of 2010 Chinese Control and Decision Conference: 3052-3058. May 26-28, 2010, Xuzhou, China.

[9] Yuanhui Dai, Houli Duan, Zhiheng Li, Zuo Zhang. A multi-agent coordinate model for urban traffic signal control. Proc 2010 8th IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA 2010):1882-7. 9-11 June 2010, Xiamen, China.

[10] Bin Deng, Jianming Hu, Zhiguang Dai, Li He, Zuo Zhang. Using 3S Technology to Estimate OD Matrix. Proceedings of the 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, St. Louis, MO, USA, October 3-7, 2009.

[11] Zhiheng Li, Zuo Zhang, Qian Chen, Yudong Chen. A Transportation Facilities Management Tree Model Based on IPv6. Proceeding of the 10th IEEE Conference on ITSp235-240, Oct3-6, Seattle, USA.

[12] Wan Ke, Zuo Zhang, Chen Zhiquan. A general model of vehicle route guidance systems based on distributive learning scheme. Proceedings of 12th World Congress on ITS: #3017, Nov 7-9, 2005, San Francisco, USA.

[13] Chen Zhiquan, Li Zhiheng, Zuo Zhang. Design and implementation of traffic control management synthesized database based on UTC/SCOOT. Proceedings of 12th World Congress on ITS: #3541, Nov 7-9, 2005, San Francisco, USA.

[14] Jing Dong, Zuo Zhang, Daosong Ma. Emergent Phenomenon and The Local Information Based DTA Model. IEEE 6th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Shanghai, China, Oct. 2003.

[15] Dejian Qiu, Zuo Zhang, Qiufeng Wu. Performance evaluation of traffic smoothing algorithms. Proceeding of IEICE general conference, Tokyo, 2002.

[16] Zuo Zhang, Pingxin Zhang, Lin Hou, Yaomin Yin. Analysis on Urban Traffic Network States Evolution Based on Grid Clustering and Wavelet De-noising. IEEE 11th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems: pp1183-1188, Beijing, China, Oct .12-15, 2008.