Fred Feng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

University of Michigan-Dearborn

2320 HPEC, 4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128

(313) 593-5274

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Research Areas

  • Methods: Behavioral data analytics, human factors, human performance modeling, human-machine interaction
  • Applications: Road safety, driver behavior, bicycling and pedestrian safety, human-centered mobility, automated vehicles

Prospective Students

I'm looking for PhD students starting in Fall 2021. Our PhD program is affiliated with the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan, and is administered by UM-Dearborn. Contact me if you are interested.


Selected Publications

Drivers overtaking bicyclists - An examination using naturalistic driving data  [published version]  [preprint]  [Forbes]
Authors: Feng, Bao, Hampshire, and Delp
Journal: Accident Analysis & Prevention, 115, 98-109. (2018)
Estimating lead vehicle kinematics using camera-based sensor data for distraction detection [paper]
Authors: Feng, Bao, Jin, Sun, Saigusa, Tahmasbi-Sarvestani, and Dsa
Journal: International Journal of Automotive Engineering, 9(3), 158-164. (2018)
Effects of quantity and size of buttons of in-vehicle touch screen on drivers' eye glance behavior  [published version]  [accepted manuscript]
Authors: Feng, Liu, and Chen
Journal: Int'l Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 34(12), 1105-1118. (2018)
Can vehicle jerk associated with gas pedal operation be used to identify aggressive drivers? an examination using naturalistic driving data  [link]
Authors: Feng, Bao, Sayer, Flannagan, Manser, and Wunderlich
Journal: Accident Analysis & Prevention, 104, 125-136. (2017)
A computer-aided usability testing tool for in-vehicle infotainment systems  [published version]  [preprint]
Authors: Feng, Liu, and Chen
Journal: Computers & Industrial Engineering, 109, 313-324. (2017)


  • Doctoral students: H. Vasanth Munnamgi
  • Master's students: Ayah Hamad, Linyan Wang
  • Undergraduate students: Hamze Berro, Colleen Hillard (UM-Ann Arbor)

Affiliations at University of Michigan

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