Yunpeng Wang (1966—) is a professor and PhD supervisor as well as Dean of the School of Transportation Science and Engineering and Flying College, Beihang University. He is the founding director of the Transportation Program at Beihang University, the director of Beijing Key Laboratory of Connected Vehicles Infrastructure and Safety Control, and currently serves as the Vice President of the University. In 2012, he was elected as a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program.
Prof. Wang is Head of a national innovation research team in intelligent transportation supported by the Ministry of S&T, and he has also been the Vice Chair, Distinguished Expert, and Convenor for many research committees, conferences, and organizations in transportation safety and intelligent transportation. He is also an active member of numerous national educational committees organized by Ministry of Education to support the curriculum development in traffic engineering, energy engineering, safety, and technology innovations. In addition, Prof. Wang is the recipient of many awards such as the Seventh China Youth S&T Award, and was selected as a New Century National Talent.
Overyears, Prof. Wang has devoted himself to the study of connected vehicles, traffic safety, intelligent transportation, and urban traffic control. He has published more than 100 papers in top-level international journals such as PNAS, Transportation Research Part B/C, IEEE Trans., and has been authorized 37 patents. He is the author or co-author of seven books, including one nationally used high-quality textbook. He has led many national projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 973 Program, 863 Program, and National Key Technology Support Program.