Kai Wang, Ph.D.

Statistician & Transportation Safety Engineer

Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering with a concentration in Transportation & Urban Engineering at the University of Connecticut, as well as a Master of Transportation Engineering at the South Dakota State University. His research interest includes State-of-the-art statistical models in crash count and crash severity prediction, crash data analysis, data mining technologies, transportation economics, risk analysis and simulations in transportation decision making, driver errors and human behavior analysis as well as GIS and GPS applications in transportation.

Dr. Wang joined the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center (CTSRC) in August, 2016, and is currently working as a transportation safety engineer to develop Safety Performance Functions (SPFs) in the context of Highway Safety Manual (HSM), and offer cost-effective countermeasures to improve transportation safety for the State of Connecticut.

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