Dr. C. Y. David Yang is the Executive Director of AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and he oversees the day-to-day operations of this non-profit research and education organization. Previously, he was with U.S. Department of Transportation. Dr. Yang attended Purdue University and received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the field of civil engineering.
Shadan Sadeghian is a post doc researcher at Experience & Interaction group at the University of Siegen in Germany. She has previously worked as a researcher in OFFIS institute for IT, Fraunhofer FKIE, and the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Germany. Her research focuses on designing human machine interfaces for automated vehicles, exploring multimodal interaction, and user experience in automated vehicles. She has been serving as publication chair, student volunteer chair, and work-in-progress chair in the last AutomotiveUI conferences.
Andreas Riener is professor for Human Machine Interface and Virtual Reality at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) with co-appointment at the CARISSMA research center. He is program manager for User Experience Design and leads the Usability research/UXD and driving simulator labs. In 2017, he founded the interdisciplinary Human-Computer Interaction Group. His research interests include ergonomics, driver state assessment, and trust/acceptance/ethics in automated driving.