Director, Northland Advanced Transportation Systems Research Laboratory
Office: 252 Swenson Civil Engineering Building
In 2000, Dr. Kwon was a 3M McKnight Visiting Professor in the UMD Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. During his appointment, he helped lay the groundwork for the establishment of the Northland Advanced Transportation Systems Research Laboratories (NATSRL).
Dr. Kwon now returns to UMD from the Minnesota Department of Transportation's (MnDOT) Office of Traffic Safety and Operations, where he served as the Director of Traffic Research. While working for MnDOT, Dr. Kwon also served on the NATSRL Advisory Board where he assisted in the selection process for UMD's transportation research projects.
Dr. Kwon currently serves as the director for NATSRL. With his extensive background, he is a leader in the expansion of UMD's on-going program in transportation research.