PEOPLE

  • Professor
  • Kitae Jang장기태

  • The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation,
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

    Faculty Wing F405, 193 Munji-ro, Yuseong-gu
    Daejeon 34051, Republic of Korea

  • +82-42-350-1264

    kitae.jang@kaist.ac.kr

    tops.kaist.ac.kr

EDUCATION

Dec. 2011

Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

- Dissertation : Traffic Interaction in Freeways with Carpool Lanes

- Minors : Economics and Public Health

May. 2006

M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Aug. 2004

B.S. Civil Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

Sep. 2003 - Jun. 2004

- Exchange Program, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Mar. 2017 – Present

Associate Professor, The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Feb. 2012 – Feb. 2017

Assistant Professor, The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Sep. 2012 – Aug. 2014

Visiting Researcher, Korea Railroad Research Institute

May. 2010 – Dec. 2011

Graduate Student Researcher, California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH)

Aug. 2008 – May 2010

Graduate Student Researcher, University of California Transportation Center (UCTC)

Jan. 2006 – Aug. 2008

Graduate Student Researcher, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC)

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Semesters Course No. Course Title
Spring 2013~2014 GT500 Introduction to Green Transportation System
Fall 2012~2015 GT502 Transportation System Analysis and Design
Fall 2016~ GT502 Intelligent Transportation System
Spring 2017~ GT611 Introduction to Transportation Economics
Spring 2012 GT814 Special Topics in Operation & Management for Green Transportation – Traffic Safety
Spring 2013~ GT814 Special Topics in Operation & Management for Green Transportation – Traffic Safety
Spring 2014~2015 GT814 Special Topics in Operation & Management for Green Transportation – Transportation Operation and Planning
Fall 2020~ GT814 Special Topics in Operation & Management for Green Transportation – Introduction to Transportation Economics

HONORS AND AWARDS

Dec. 2018

Jeju Special Self-governing Province Governor’s Award for Developing Electric Vehicle Industry

Dec. 2018

Presidential Award of Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology

May. 2017

Best Poster Award, 18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management

- Evaluating Urban Network Performance Using Individual Vehicle Trip Data

Feb. 2016

20th Excellence in Transportation Research Award, Korean Society of Transportation

Apr. 2015, Apr. 2017, Apr. 2018

Best Paper Award, Annual Meetings of The Korea Institute of Intelligent Transportation Systems

Nov. 2014

Chungcheongbuk-do Governor’s Award for Developing Future Railway and Transportation System

Oct. 2013, Feb. 2016,
Feb. 2017, Mar. 2018

Best Paper Award, Annual Meetings of Korea Society of Transportation

Nov. 2013, Nov. 2014

Best Paper Award, Annual Meetings of The Korean Society for Railway

Mar. 2009

50th Transportation Research Forum Graduate Student Best Paper Award

- A Dynamic Congestion Pricing Strategy for High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes

Sep. 2008

Excellence in Applied HOV Research at the 13th International HOV/HOT Conference by Committee of Transportation Research Board of the National Academies on High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Systems

Apr. 2008

Institute of Transportation Engineers Student Paper Award (Grand Prize: 1st Place Award)

- Suburban Living: Public Transportation for Environmentally Sustainable and Healthy Communities

Jan. 2007, Jan. 2008,
Jan. 2009, Jan. 2011

Korean Transportation Association in America Travel Grant Award