Day: January 11, 2023

Kuilin Zhang, Yintong Tan Receive Gartner Prize

Sequence of vehicle illustrations showing connected communication. Follow the article for more context.
The communication topology for the distributed cooperative adaptive cruise control model. See Transportation Research Record article.

Associate Professor Kuilin Zhang (CEGE/CS) and PhD student Yintong Tan (civil engineering) were presented with the 2022 Gartner Prize by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) ACP50 Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee.

The award recognizes theoretical papers with significant methodological contributions.

Zhang and Tan received the Gartner Prize for a paper titled “A Real-Time Distributed Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control Model Considering Time Delays and Actuator Log.”

The paper was supported by Zhang’s NSF Career Award on connected and automated vehicles.