Hyungjun Park

Hyungjun Park
Senior Scientist

University of Virginia

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Thornton Hall
351 McCormick Road
PO Box 400742
Charlottesville, VA
22904-4742
Phone: 434-924-1651
hpark@email.virginia.edu

Hyungjun Park is a Senior Scientist in the University of Virginia Center for Transportation Studies. He is a recipient of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship from the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Dr. Park received a B.S. (1996) and M.S. (1999) in City Planning from the Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea and an M.S (2005) and Ph.D. (2008) in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Virginia. Prior to joining the University of Virginia, he worked as a Transportation Specialist for the Seoul Metropolitan Government in South Korea for five years. His work in Seoul focused on the establishment of traffic management and traveler information systems.

Awards

  • Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 2007-2008
  • Selected Participant with Travel Grant for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Conference, NSF, 2008
  • KUSCO-KSEA Scholarship, Korea-US Science Cooperation Center (KUSCO) and Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA), 2007

Research Interests

His research interests include freeway operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and microscopic traffic simulations, especially in the Connected Vehicle (CV) research area.

Research and Publications

Refereed Archived Journal Publications

  • Huanghui Zeng, Hyungjun Park, Michael D. Fontaine, Brian L. Smith and Kevin K. McGhee. “Identifying Deficient Pavement Sections using an Improved Acceleration-based Metric.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2015. Accepted for Publication.
  • Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. “Investigating Benefits of IntelliDriveSM in Freeway Operations – Lane Changing Advisory Case Study.” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 138, No. 9. 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000407. American Society of Civil Engineers. 2012. pp. 1113-1122.
  • Hyungjun Park, Adelin Miloslavov, Joyoung Lee, Malathi Veeraraghavan, Byungkyu Park and Brian L. Smith. “Integrated Traffic/Communications Simulation-Based Evaluation Environment for IntelliDriveSM Applications: Utilizing SAE J2735 Dedicated Short Range Communications Message Sets.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2243. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011. pp. 117-126.
  • Hyungjun Park, Chiranjivi Sarma Bhamidipati and Brian L. Smith. “Development and Evaluation of an Enhanced IntelliDriveSM-Enabled Lane Changing Advisory Algorithm to Address Freeway Merge Conflict.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2243. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011. pp. 146-157.
  • Hyungjun Park, Brian L. Smith, Ramkumar Venkatanarayana and Houbing Song. “Exploration of Interoperability Operational Concepts for Robust Inter-Regional Transportation System Operations.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2178. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2010. pp. 138-146.
  • Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, Brian L. Smith and Hyungjun Park. “Scenario-Driven Computer-Based Regional Incident Management Training.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2064. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, C., 2008. pp. 1-6.
  • Hyungjun Park, Yi Qi, Brian L. Smith and Kevin O’Meara. “A New Methodology for Development of Regional Vehicle-Mapping Tables for MOBILE Emissions Model.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1987. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, C., 2006. pp. 92-102.

Refereed Archived Journal Publications – in review

  • Hayat, Md Tanveer, Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. “Investigating Drivers’ Response Time to Freeway Merge Management Advisory Messages in a Connected Vehicle Environment.” Submitted for publication in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2016.
  • Alona Green, Hyungjun Park, David Recht, and Brian Smith. “Investigating Cost Savings Expected from Connected Vehicle-Enabled Applications: Virtual Dynamic Message Sign System Case Study.” Submitted for publication in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2016.
  • Robert Kluger, Brian Smith, and Hyungjun Park. “Identification of Safety-Critical Events in Connected Vehicle Environments.” To be submitted for publication in Journal of Transportation Technologies. 2016
  • Huanghui Zeng, Hyungjun Park, and Brian Smith. “An Improved Acceleration-Based Metric Incorporating Vehicle Dynamic Systems for Pavement Roughness Estimation.” To be submitted for publication in ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems. American Society of Civil Engineers. 2016.

Refereed Proceedings Publications

  • Md Tanveer Hayat, Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. “Investigating Drivers’ Response Time to Freeway Merge Management Advisory Messages in a Connected Vehicle Environment.” Accepted for inclusion In Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2016.
  • Alona Green, Hyungjun Park, David Recht, and Brian Smith. “Investigating Cost Savings Expected from Connected Vehicle-Enabled Applications: Virtual Dynamic Message Sign System Case Study.” Accepted for inclusion In Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2016.
  • Robert Kluger, Brian Smith, and Hyungjun Park. “Identification of Safety-Critical Events in Connected Vehicle Environments.” Accepted for inclusion In Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2016.
  • Huanghui Zeng, Hyungjun Park, and Brian Smith. “An Improved Acceleration-Based Metric Incorporating Vehicle Dynamic Systems for Pavement Roughness Estimation.” Accepted for inclusion In Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2016.
  • Hayat, Md Tanveer, Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. “Investigating Drivers’ Response to Merge Management Advisory Messages in a Connected Vehicle Environment.” In Proceedings of the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2015.
  • Huanghui Zeng, Hyungjun Park, Michael D. Fontaine, Brian L. Smith and Kevin K. McGhee. “Identifying Deficient Pavement Sections using an Improved Acceleration-based Metric.” In Proceedings of the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2015. Also accepted for publication in TRR.
  • Hayat, Md Tanveer, Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. “Connected Vehicle Enabled Freeway Merge Assistance System Field Test: Preliminary Results of Driver Compliance to Advisory.” In Proceedings of 2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV’14). Dearborn, Michigan. June 8-11, 2014.
  • Hayat, Md Tanveer, Hyungjun Park and Brian Smith. “Development of an Advisory Response Model for A Connected Vehicle Enabled Freeway Merge Assistance System: Interim Status.” In Proceedings of the 21st ITS World Congress. Detroit, Michigan. 2014.
  • Hyungjun Park, Shize Su, Md Tanveer Hayat and Brian Lee Smith. “A Prototype Freeway Merging Control Algorithm under a Connected Vehicle Environment.” In Proceedings of the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2014.
  • Sampson Kwasi Asare, Adu-Gyamfi Yaw Okyere, Nii Attoh-Okine, and Hyungjun Park. “Adaptive Freeway Incident Detection Algorithm Using the Hilbert-Huang Transform.” In Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2013.
  • Hyungjun Park, Adelin Miloslavov, Joyoung Lee, Malathi Veeraraghavan, Byungkyu Park and Brian L. Smith. “Integrated Traffic/Communications Simulation-Based Evaluation Environment for IntelliDriveSM Applications: Utilizing SAE J2735 Dedicated Short Range Communications Message Sets.” In Proceedings of the 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2011. Also published in TRR No. 2243.
  • Hyungjun Park, Chiranjivi Sarma Bhamidipati and Brian L. Smith. “Development and Evaluation of an Enhanced IntelliDriveSM-Enabled Lane Changing Advisory Algorithm to Address Freeway Merge Conflict.” In Proceedings of the 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2011. Also published in TRR No. 2243.
  • Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, Hyungjun Park, Brian L. Smith, Corbin Skerrit, Jr. and Nina W. Ruhter. “Application of IntelliDriveSM to Address Oversaturated Conditions on Arterials.” In Proceedings of the 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2011.
  • Hyungjun Park, Brian L. Smith and Melissa Lance. “Infrastructure-Oriented IntelliDriveSM Applications: IntelliDriveSM Pooled Fund Study Overview.” In Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Busan, South Korea. 2010.
  • Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. “Investigating Benefits of IntelliDriveSM in Freeway Operations – Lane Changing Advisory Case Study.” In Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2010. Also published in ASCE JTE Vol. 138, No. 9.
  • Hyungjun Park, Brian L. Smith, Ramkumar Venkatanarayana and Houbing Song. “Exploration of Interoperability Operational Concepts for Robust Inter-Regional Transportation System Operations.” In Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2010. Also published in TRR No. 2178.
  • Hyungjun Park, Brian L. Smith and Guimin Zhang. “Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII)-Enabled Local Ramp Metering Using Lane-Changing Advisory.” In Proceedings of 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems. NY. 2008.
  • Brian L. Smith, Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, Hyungjun Park, and Stephen Griffin. “Enforcement of High Occupancy Toll Facilities – A Simulation-Based Evaluation Methodology.” In Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2008.
  • Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, Brian L. Smith and Hyungjun Park. “Scenario-Driven Computer-Based Regional Incident Management Training.” In Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2008. Also published in TRR No. 2064.
  • Hyungjun Park, Yi Qi, Brian L. Smith and Kevin O’Meara. “A New Methodology for Development of Regional Vehicle-Mapping Tables for MOBILE Emissions Model.” In Proceedings of the 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2006. Also published in TRR No. 1987.
  • Hyungjun Park, Dae-Ho Kim and Doo-Seok Song. “A Study on the Method of Defining Congested Area for Supporting Network Manager’s Decision Making – A Case Study in Seoul.” In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems. New York City, NY. 2002.
  • Dae-Ho Kim and Hyungjun Park. “Urban Expressway Traffic Management Systems in Seoul (on the Naebu Expressway).” In Proceedings of the 5th ASIA-PACIFIC ITS Forum. Seoul, South Korea. 2002.
  • Hyungjun Park, Jong-Uk Choi and Jeonghyun Rho. “Development of a Dynamic Route Guidance System, SHARP (System for Highly Adaptive Route Planning), Using Blackboard System Architecture.” In Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Toronto, Canada. 1999.
  • Hyungjun Park, Jong Choi and Jeonghyun Rho. “Development of an Optimal Path Finding Algorithm Using Prior Knowledge of Layered Path.” In Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Seoul, South Korea. 1998.

Conference Presentations (without associated proceedings publications)

  • Alona Green, Hyungjun Park, David Recht, and Brian L. Smith. “Quantifying the Benefits and Costs of Virtual Dynamic Message Signs Relative to Traditional Dynamic Message Signs Using a Case Study of the I-66 Connected Vehicle Testbed.” Presented at the 9th University Transportation Center Spotlight Conference: Automated and Connected Vehicle. Organized by Transportation Research Board and Sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. November 2015.
  • Huanghui Zeng, Hyungjun Park, and Brian L. Smith. “Monitoring Pavement Conditions Using a Connected Vehicle-enabled Application.” Presented at the 9th University Transportation Center Spotlight Conference: Automated and Connected Vehicle. Organized by Transportation Research Board and Sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. November 2015.
  • Robert Kluger, Brian L. Smith, and Hyungjun Park. “Identifying Safety-Critical Events using the Basic Safety Message.” Presented at the 9th University Transportation Center Spotlight Conference: Automated and Connected Vehicle. Organized by Transportation Research Board and Sponsored by U.S. Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. November 2015.
  • Brian L. Smith, Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, Hyungjun Park, Noah Goodall and Jay Datesh. “Signalized Intersection Performance Measures with Connected Vehicles.” Presented at the Transportation Research Board Fourth International Transportation Systems Performance Measurement Conference. 2011.
  • Hyungjun Park, Noah Goodall and Ramkumar Venkatanarayana. “IntelliDrive Traffic Signal Control Algorithms.” Presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, D.C. 2011.
  • Hyungjun Park. “Research in the Smart Travel & Traffic Operations Laboratories.” ITS Virginia 14th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 2008.
    Invited presentation
  • Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith, “Investigating Potential Benefits of Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII)-Enabled Ramp Metering,” National Science Foundation (NSF) Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2008.
    Presented as a selected participant with travel grant
  • Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. “Investigating Potential Benefits of Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) on Isolated Ramp Metering – Preliminary Results.” US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. 2008.
    Presented as a recipient of KUSCO-KSEA scholarship and travel grant

Technical Reports and Theses

  • Brian L. Smith, Hyungjun Park, and Md Tanveer Hayat. Connected Vehicle Enabled Freeway Merge Management – Field Test. Final Report for Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center Sponsored by the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT). 2015.
  • Brian L. Smith, Robert Kluger, and Hyungjun Park. Infrastructure Safety Assessment in a Connected Vehicle Environment. Final Report for Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center Sponsored by the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT). 2015.
  • Brian L. Smith, Jiaqi Ma, and Hyungjun Park. Prototyping and Evaluating a Smartphone Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) Application. Final Report for Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center Sponsored by the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT). 2015.
  • Brian L. Smith, Hyungjun Park, Malathi Veeraraghavan, and Byungkyu (Brian) Park. Advanced Freeway Merge Assistance: Harnessing the Potential of Connected Vehicles. Final Report for Exploratory Advanced Research Program of Federal Highway Administration. DTFH61-10-H-00001. 2012.
  • Brian L. Smith, Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, Hyungjun Park, Noah Goodall, Jay Datesh, and Corbin Skerrit. IntelliDriveSM Traffic Signal Control Algorithms. Final Report for the Cooperative Transportation Systems Pooled Fund Study. 2011.
  • Hyungjun Park and Brian L. Smith. Interoperability of Virginia Transportation Operations Centers. Final Technical Assistance Report for Virginia Transportation Research Council. 2009.
  • Hyungjun Park. Investigating Potential Benefits of Vehicle Infrastructure Integration-Enabled Ramp Metering. Final Report for CalTrans and PATH. 2008.
  • Hyungjun Park. Development of Ramp Metering Algorithms Using Individual Vehicular Data and Control under Vehicle Infrastructure Integration. PhD Dissertation. University of Virginia. 2008.
  • Brian L. Smith, Yi Qi, and Hyungjun Park. A Methodology to Estimate Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Fractions as an Input to the Mobile Emission Model. Final Contract Report for Federal Highway Administration and Virginia Transportation Research Council Report. FHWA/VTRC 06-CR11. 2006.
  • Hyungjun Park. A Methodology to Estimate Vehicle Mile Traveled Fractions as an Input to the MOBILE6 Model. Master’s Thesis. University of Virginia. 2005.
  • Hyungjun Park. Development of a Dynamic Route Guidance System, SHARP (System for Highly Adaptive Route Planning), Using Blackboard System Architecture. Master’s Thesis. Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. 1999. Written in Korean.

Affiliated Projects

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