Has now left the Unit
Current work and interests
Hong was a visiting researcher in the Public Health Modelling Group. He is a cross-disciplinary researcher, focusing on the automotive industry development strategy, technology evaluations and decisions, with a special interest in Intelligent and Connected Vehicle (ICV).
Hong has developed models to help understand the safety impacts of Autonomous Vehicles. He is currently involved with developing a quantitative model to study the impact of Intelligent and Connected Vehicles deployment on physical activity and its potential health influence. The quantitative model can offer references for the government and enterprises to take next steps for the ICV industry.
Background and experience
Hong is currently a Ph.D candidate at the School of Vehicle and Mobility, Tsinghua University (Beijing, China). He is also a member of the Tsinghua Automotive Strategy Research Institute (TASRI). He previously conducted strategical research related to the Intelligent and Connected Vehicle industry with Professor Fuquan (Frank) Zhao, President (2018-2020) of FISITA (International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies).