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Yiqi Zhang

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Larson Transportation Institute
  • Social Science Research Institute
  • Center for Socially Responsible Artificial Intelligence

209 Leonhard Building

yuz450@psu.edu

814-865-3529

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Human Factors/Ergonomics

Interest Areas:

Intelligent transportation systems, human performance modeling, and warning system design

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Applied Psychology, Zhejiang University, 2011
  • Ph D, Industrial Engineering, The State University of New York at Buffalo, 2017

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Bijun Wang, Onur Asan and Yiqi Zhang, 2024, "Shaping the future of chronic disease management: Insights into patient needs for AI-based homecare systems", International Journal of Medical Informatics, 181, pp. 105301
  • Sara Freed, Lesley Anne Ross, Jacqueline Ann Mogle, Alyssa A. Gamaldo and Yiqi Zhang, 2023, "Driver license renewal requirements predict driving mobility among older drivers with health-related travel difficulties", Transportation Research Record, 2677, (8), pp. 185-195
  • Greene Alicia, Yiqi Zhang, Onur Asan, Joseph Clark, Barry Fell, Kevin Harter, Thomas Samson, Dino Ravnic, Robert Cilley, Peter Dillon, Donald Mackay and Anthony Tsai, 2023, "Successful application of the innovation process to a case of Floyd Type I tracheal agenesis", Surgery Open Science
  • Zheng Ma and Yiqi Zhang, 2023, "Fostering drivers’ trust in automated driving styles: The role of driver perception of automated driving indicators", Human Factors, 00187208231189661
  • Harsh Sanghavi, Yiqi Zhang and Myounghoon Jeon, 2023, "Exploring the influence of driver affective state and auditory display urgency on takeover performance in semi-automated vehicles: Experiment and modelling", International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 171, (102979)
  • Xiaomei Tan and Yiqi Zhang, 2022, "A computational cognitive model of driver response time for scheduled freeway exiting takeovers in conditionally automated vehicles", Human Factors
  • Sangjin Ko, Harsh Sanghavi, Yiqi Zhang and Myounghoon Jeon, 2022, "Modeling the effects of perceived intuitiveness and urgency of various auditory warnings on driver takeover performance in autonomous vehicles", TRF: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 90, (2022), pp. 70-83
  • Zheng Ma and Yiqi Zhang, 2022, "Driver-automated vehicle interaction in mixed traffic: Types of interaction and drivers’ driving styles", Human Factors
  • Xiaomei Tan and Yiqi Zhang, 2022, "The effects of takeover request lead time on drivers’ situation awareness for manually exiting from freeways: A web-based study on level 3 automated vehicles", Accident Analysis & Prevention, 168, pp. 106593
  • Joshua Avalos, Debrina Roy, Onur Asan and Yiqi Zhang, 2022, "The influential factors on nurses’ situation awareness in inpatient settings: A literature review", Human Factors in Healthcare, 1, pp. 100006
  • Xiaomei Tan, Yiqi Zhang and Jing Wang, 2022, "Assessing the potential impacts of connected vehicle systems on driver’s situation awareness and driving performance", Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 84, (2022), pp. 177-193
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu, Chunming Qiao, Adel Sadek and Kevin Hulme, 2022, "A cognitive computational driver model of warning response performance in connected vehicle systems", IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, 23, (9), pp. 1-16
  • Zheng Ma and Yiqi Zhang, 2021, "Drivers trust, acceptance, and takeover behaviors in fully automated vehicles: Effects of automated driving styles and driver’s driving styles", Accident Analysis and Prevention, 159, pp. 106238
  • Sangjin Ko, Kyle Kutchek, Yiqi Zhang and Myounghoon Jeon, 2021, "Effects of non-speech auditory cues on control transition behaviors in semi-automated vehicles: Empirical study, modeling, and validation", International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 38, (2), pp. 185-200
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu, Chunming Qiao and Yunfei Hou, 2019, "The effects of warning characteristics on driver behavior in connected vehicles systems with missed warnings", Accident Analysis and Prevention, 124, pp. 138-145
  • Zhen Yang, Jinlei Shi, Yin Zhang, Duming Wang, Hongting Li, Changxu Wu, Yiqi Zhang and Jingyan Wan, 2018, "Head-up display graphic warning system facilitates simulated driving performance", International Journal of Human--Computer Interaction, 35, (9), pp. 796-803
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu and Jingyan Wan, 2017, "A human-in-the-loop wireless warning message notification model and its application in connected vehicle systems", Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 21, (2), pp. 148-166
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu and Jingyan Wan, 2017, "Development and validation of a model to predict blood alcohol concentrations: Updating the NHTSA equation", Addictive Behaviors, 71, pp. 46-53
  • Jingyan Wan, Changxu Wu, Yiqi Zhang, Rebecca J. Houston, Chang Wen Chen and Panya Chanawangsa, 2017, "Drinking and driving behavior at stop signs and red lights", Accident Analysis & Prevention, 104, pp. 10-17
  • Hongting Li, Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu and Dan Mei, 2016, "Effects of field dependence-independence and frame of reference on navigation performance using multi-dimensional electronic maps", Personality and Individual Differences, 97, pp. 289-299
  • Jingyan Wan, Changxu Wu and Yiqi Zhang, 2016, "Effects of lead time of verbal collision warning messages on driving behavior in connected vehicle settings", Journal of safety research, 58, pp. 89-98
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu and Jingyan Wan, 2016, "Mathematical modeling of the effects of speech warning characteristics on human performance and its application in transportation cyberphysical systems", IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17, (11), pp. 3062-3074
  • Yiqi Zhang, Rebecca Houston and Changxu Wu, 2016, "Psychometric examination and validation of the aggressive driving scale (ADS)", Aggressive behavior, 42, (4), pp. 313-323
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu, Chunming Qiao, Adel Sadek and Kevin F. Hulme, 2015, "Addressing the safety of transportation cyber-physical systems: development and validation of a verbal warning utility scale for intelligent transportation systems", Mathematical Problems in Engineering
  • Shouyi Wang, Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu, Felix Darvas and Wanpracha Art Chaovalitwongse, 2015, "Online prediction of driver distraction based on brain activity patterns", IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 16, (1), pp. 136-150
  • Yiqi Zhang and Changxu Wu, 2013, "The effects of sunshields on red light running behavior of cyclists and electric bike riders", Accident Analysis & Prevention, 52, pp. 210-218
  • Tiju Baby, Hatice Sahin Ippoliti, Philipp Wintersberger, Yiqi Zhang, Sol Hee Yoon, Jieun Lee and Seul Chan Lee, , "Development and classification of autonomous vehicle’s ambiguous driving scenario.", Accident Analysis & Prevention., 2024

Conference Proceedings

  • Zheng Ma and Yiqi Zhang, 2022, "Investigating the effects of automated driving style and drivers’ driving style on drivers’ perception of automated vehicle driving indicators.", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting., SAGE Publications, 66, (1), pp. 1859-1859
  • Gupta Shantanu, Rohit Mishra, Yu-hao Chang, Zheng Ma, Fenglong Ma and Yiqi Zhang, 2022, "Modeling driver takeover intentions in automated vehicles with an attention-based CNN algorithm", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting., 66, (1), pp. 1607-1611
  • Xiaomei Tan and Yiqi Zhang, 2021, "The relationship between takeover request lead time and drivers’ situation awareness for manually exiting from freeways: A web-based study on conditional automation in driving.", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 65, (1), pp. 1385-1389
  • Myounghoon Jeon, Yiqi Zhang, Heejin, Jeong, Christian Janssen and Shan Bao, 2021, "Computational modeling of driving behaviors: challenges and approaches.", 13th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 160-163
  • Myounghoon Jeon, Chihab Nadri and Yiqi Zhang, 2021, "Introduction of a computational modelling approach to auditory display research: case studies using the QN-MHP framework", The 26th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD), pp. 48-56
  • Harsh Sanghavi, Yiqi Zhang and Myounghoon Jeon, 2020, "Effects of anger and display urgency on takeover performance in semi-automated vehicles", 12th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications., pp. 48-56
  • Rohit Mishra, Yiqi Zhang, Fenglong Ma and Anlong Li, 2020, "The prediction of collisions in connected vehicle systems with a long short-term memory model", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting., 64, (1), pp. 775-779
  • Zheng Ma and Yiqi Zhang, 2020, "Investigating the effects of automated driving styles and driver’s driving styles on driver trust, acceptance, and take over behaviors", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting., SAGE Publications, 64, (1), pp. 2001-2005
  • Sangjin Ko, Yiqi Zhang and Myounghoon Jeon, 2019, "Modeling the effects of auditory display takeover requests on drivers' behavior in autonomous vehicles.", Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications: Adjunct Proceedings, Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 392-398
  • Xiaomei Tan and Yiqi Zhang, 2019, "The effects of warning lead time on situation awareness in connected vehicle systems", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 63, (1), pp. 2024
  • Yiqi Zhang and Changxu Wu, 2018, "Modeling the effects of warning lead time, warning reliability and warning style on human performance under connected vehicle settings", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 62, (1), pp. 701
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu, Chunming Qiao and Yunfei Hou, 2018, "Effects of warning characteristics on driver performance in connected vehicle systems with missing warnings", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 62, (1), pp. 1827
  • Yiqi Zhang and Changxu Wu, 2017, "Learn to integrate mathematical models in human performance modeling", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 61, (1), pp. 776-780
  • Hongting Li, Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu and Dan Mei, 2016, "Individual differences in orienting and navigating tasks when using north-up and track-up electronic maps", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 60, (1), pp. 840-840
  • Yiqi Zhang and Changxu Wu, 2014, "Modeling the effect of loudness and semantics of speech warnings on human performances", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 58, (1), pp. 817-821
  • Yiqi Zhang, Rebecca Houston and Changxu Wu, 2014, "Psychometric examination and validation of the aggressive driving scale (ADS)", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 58, (1), pp. 2131-2135
  • Jingyan Wan, Changxu Wu and Yiqi Zhang, 2014, "The effect of lead time of collision warning messages on driver performance", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 58, (1), pp. 2088-2092
  • Yiqi Zhang, Changxu Wu, Jingyan Wan and Chunming Qiao, 2013, "Development and validation of warning message utility scale (WMUS)", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 57, (1), pp. 1179-1183
  • Xiaomei Tan and Yiqi Zhang, , "Modeling the effect of takeover request lead time on driver reaction time for freeway existing in conditionally automated vehicles.", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publications, 66, (1), pp. 1601-1601
  • Myounghoon Jeon, Yiqi Zhang, Heejin Jeong and Shan Bao, , "Dummies, Learning Modeling Made Easy”: Improving Modeling Education in Human Factors Research", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, Association for Computing Machinery, 66, (1), pp. 1586-1590
  • Seul Chan Lee, Philipp Wintersberger, Hatice Sahin, Yiqi Zhang, Sol Hee Yoon and Jieun Lee, , "Driving Style and Policy of Automated Vehicles in Ambiguous Driving Scenarios", 14th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, Association for Computing Machinery

Abstracts

Research Projects

  • August 2023 - August 2025, "Enhancing Situation Awareness of Adversary ML in Human-AI Collaboration for Safe Implementation of Automated Driving Systems," (Sponsor: Center for Socially Responsible Artificial Intelligence).
  • June 2022 - October 2024, "The Effects of Training Content Exposure and Training Approaches on Drivers' Understanding, Performance, Trust and Acceptance of Advanced Driving Assistance Systems," (Sponsor: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety).
  • January 2022 - January 2023, "Socially Responsible AI for Autonomous Vehicles," (Sponsor: Penn State Center for Socially Responsible Artificial Intelligence).
  • March 2019 - September 2022, "CRII:CHS: Addressing Individual Differences in Human- Autonomous Vehicle Interaction in Mixed Transportation Systems," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2019 -  2021, "Impact of CAV Technologies on Driver Behavior," (Sponsor: COE 2019 Multidisciplinary Seed Grants).
  • November 2017 - August 2019, "Degraded Human Cognitive Skills with Automated Cognitive Aids: A study on the Influence of Connected Vehicle Systems on Drivers’ Situation Awareness," (Sponsor: PSU/Technion Marcus Funds).
  • April 2020 -  , "Modeling of Driver Performance in Connected Vehicle Systems with Machine Learning Algorithms," (Sponsor: IndustryXchange Grant).

Honors and Awards

  • Best Student Paper Award, HFES Human Performance Modeling Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2022
  • Best Student Paper Award Honorable Mentions, HFES Human Performance Modeling Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, September 2022
  • Stephanie Binder Young Professional Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society-Surface Transportation Technical Group, October 2022
  • Best Student Paper Award, HFES Surface Transportation Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, September 2021
  • 2020 Outstanding Mentor Award, Center for Engineering Outreach & Inclusion, Penn State University, 2020 - 2020
  • Best Student Paper Award, HFES Surface Transportation Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, September 2020
  • Best Paper Award, HFES Human Performance Modeling Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2018
  • Best paper award, International Chinese Association Human Factors (ICAHF), 2016 - 2016

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Faculty advisor, Penn State Student Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2021
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Steering Committee Member, Engineering Energy & Environmental Institute (E3I), March 2020
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Working Committee Member, Center for Immersive Experiences, August 2019
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Graduate Committee Member, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Graduate Recruitment Committee, September 2017
  • Other, Reviewer, CERS Paper Reviewer, College of Engineering, March 2019
  • Other, Judge, CERS Oral Presentation and Poster Judge, College of Engineering, April 2019
  • Other, Reviewer, Reviewer for Undergraduate Research Exhibition, Penn State Undergraduate Education, April 2018
  • Other, Judge, CERS Oral Presentation and Poster Judge, College of Engineering, April 2021

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, Workshop & Tutorial Co-Chair, 14th International ACM Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, February 2022 - September 2022
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Director, Technical Group Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2022
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Reviewer, Associate Chair, 13th International ACM Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, May 2021 - June 2021
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Director, Technical Group Program Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2020 - October 2022
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, HPM Session co-Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2021
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, HPM Session co-Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2022
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, HPM Session Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2018
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, STTG Session Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2018
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, STTG Session Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2019
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Panelist, Student Career and Professional Development Day, Session 2: Transitioning Through Academia: Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Tenure- Track Faculty, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2019
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, STTG Session Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, October 2023
 


 

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