Ziran Wang

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: HAMP G133
Phone: (765) 494-2154


Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2019
B.E., Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 2015

Research Interests

Dr. Wang leads the Digital Twin Lab, which aims to build digital replicas of real-world entities based on AI, big data, cloud/edge computing, and mixed reality. One particular application domain of his research is connected and automated vehicles, where he also gained related experience from his last role as a Principal Researcher at Toyota Motor North America. Besides actively publishing peer-reviewed papers, Dr. Wang has also filed more than 50 patent applications in the U.S., Japan, and China.

Dr. Wang's primary research interests include:

  • Digital Twin
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Human-Autonomy Teaming
  • Personalized Recommendation

Selected Publications
For the complete list of Dr. Wang's publications and patents, please see the Google Scholar page: