Soyoung Ahn

Associate Professor

Room: 1208
Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 265-9067
Fax: (608) 262-5199
ahn37@wisc.edu


Profile Summary

Dr. Soyoung Ahn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She received her Ph.D. (2005) in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research and teaching interests are in traffic flow theory and operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems applications, and traffic operational impacts on environment and safety. Her research goals are to 1) better understand the fundamental nature of traffic flow through observation, experimentation and the application of quantitative (statistical) methods, 2) examine the environmental and safety impact of traffic flow phenomena, and 3) apply the knowledge in developing traffic theories and control strategies through applications of ITS.

Education

Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2005
M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2001
B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ohio State University, 2000

Research Interests

Traffic Flow Analysis and Modeling
Traffic Control
Effects of Traffic Flow on Environment
Applications of Intelligent Transportation Systems

Courses

Fall 2015-2016

  • CIVENGR 370 - Transportation Engineering
  • CIVENGR 679 - Special Topics in Transportation and City Planning
  • CIVENGR 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • Profile Summary

    Dr. Soyoung Ahn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She received her Ph.D. (2005) in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research and teaching interests are in traffic flow theory and operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems applications, and traffic operational impacts on environment and safety. Her research goals are to 1) better understand the fundamental nature of traffic flow through observation, experimentation and the application of quantitative (statistical) methods, 2) examine the environmental and safety impact of traffic flow phenomena, and 3) apply the knowledge in developing traffic theories and control strategies through applications of ITS.


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