Ross Wang

R&D Staff

Dr. Chieh (Ross) Wang is an R&D Staff Member in the Vehicle Connectivity & Autonomy Research (VCAR) Group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).  His research revolves around utilizing emerging sensing and computational technologies for transportation data collection, analysis, visualization, simulation, modelling, and application.  His current research includes developing traffic simulation and analysis for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and smart cities applications.  He is also one of the key investigators of USDOT's national transportation data programs, including the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) and the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF).  He is one of the key developers for the NHTS website (, for which he is developing web-based data analytics and visualization tools.  Dr. Wang received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the National Taiwan University and his Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.