Honors & Awards


  • Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship, Swiss National Science Foundation (2019-2020)

Professional Education


  • Bachelor of Science, Tsinghua University (2011)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University (2011)
  • Master of Science, Tsinghua University (2014)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH Zurich) (2019)

All Publications


  • Implementing transit signal priority in a connected vehicle environment with and without bus stops TRANSPORTMETRICA B-TRANSPORT DYNAMICS Yang, K., Menendez, M., Guler, S. 2019; 7 (1): 423–45
  • Heterogeneity aware urban traffic control in a connected vehicle environment: A joint framework for congestion pricing and perimeter control Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies Yang, K., Menendez, M., Zheng, N. 2019; 105: 439-455
  • Queue Estimation in a Connected Vehicle Environment: A Convex Approach IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems Yang, K., Menendez, M. 2019; 20 (7): 2480 - 2496
  • Providing public transport priority in the perimeter of urban networks: A bimodal strategy Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies He, H., Yang, K., Liang, H., Menendez, M., Guler, S. 2019; 107: 171-192
  • An auction-based approach for prebooked urban logistics facilities Omega: The International Journal of Management Science Yang, K., Roca-Riu, M., Menendez, M. 2019
  • Evaluating the effects of automated vehicle technology on the capacity of freeway weaving sections TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART C-EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES Tilg, G., Yang, K., Menendez, M. 2018; 96: 3–21
  • Multi-scale perimeter control approach in a connected-vehicle environment Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies Yang, K., Zheng, N., Menendez, M. 2018; 94: 32-49
  • Continuous and Discrete-Time Optimal Controls for an Isolated Signalized Intersection JOURNAL OF SENSORS Tan, J., Shi, X., Li, Z., Yang, K., Xie, N., Yu, H., Wang, L., Li, Z. 2017
  • Isolated intersection control for various levels of vehicle technology: Conventional, connected, and automated vehicles TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART C-EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES Yang, K., Guler, S., Menendez, M. 2016; 72: 109–29
  • The optimality condition of the multiple-cycle smoothed curve signal timing model TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART C-EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES Li, L., Yang, K., Li, Z., Zhang, Z. 2013; 27: 46–57