News

May 26, 2022: Congrats to the first M.S. graduate of the BAT Lab, Vidya Krishnamoorthy. She will be an Associate Software Product Manager at Tesla, Inc.
 
​May 13, 2022: Congratulations to our graduate student, Kimberly Martinez, for winning the 2022 Donald Beall-Rockwell Award for Engineering Accomplishment.

April 15, 2022: Dr. Huang presented our lab's work in aging, automated vehicle, and multimodal display at the 2022 Collaborative Symposium held by San Jose State University Center for Healthy Aging in Multicultural Populations (CHAMP) and Stanford Aging and Ethnogeriatrics (SAGE) Research Center.

Mar 18, 2022: Congratulations to BAT Lab graduate student, Kimberly Martinez, for winning the 2022-23 Research and Innovation Student RSCA Fellowship for a proposed project related to human-machine interface design for universal drivers in automated vehicles. 

Mar 11, 2022: Our research group has received a multi-year grant from National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project aiming to develop human-machine interfaces for the aged population in automated vehicles. Learn more details here.


Feb 4, 2022: Dr. Huang received the SJSU Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Activity Level-Up Grant (RSCA) for a project aiming to enhance human performance in driving. We look forward to working with Co-PIs: Drs. Etu and Lin Jiang and presenting outcomes.

Jan 4, 2022: Dr. Huang (Co-PI) will collaborate with Drs. Lin Jiang (PI), Egbe-Etu E. Etu (Co-PI), and Joseph D. Miller (Co-PI) on an SJSU College of Engineering Small Group Project on teleoperated medical robots.

Nov 4, 2021: Dr. Huang presented a survey study on age, self-perceived driving abilities, and autonomous vehicle acceptance at the virtual 2021 Technology, Mind & Society Conference. The conference is available on-demand until May 5, 2022. Learn more about it here

Oct 14, 2021: Dr. Huang obtained his second Mineta Transportation Institute seed grant for a project with Dr. Etu on public transportation technology and older adults. See details here.

Oct 11, 2021: A study Dr. Huang conducted has been published in Applied Ergonomics. The study covered age-related behavioral differences, and multimodal signal and physical exercise effects on semi-autonomous vehicle takeover requests responses. Read the article here.


Oct 7, 2021:
 Dr. Huang presented a study on the effects of aging, physical exercise, and multimodal display on semi-autonomous vehicle takeover performance at the 65th HFES Annual Meeting. See details here.

Sep 8, 2021: Dr. Huang presented a pilot study related to non-chronological aging and driving at the IEEE International Conference on Human-Machine Systems, titled "Driver-Vehicle Interaction: The Effects of Physical Exercise and Takeover Request Modality on Automated Vehicle Takeover Performance."