Desheng Zhang

Assistant Professor
Computer Science, Rutgers
Office: CoRE Building 307
Phone: (848) 445-8307
desheng AT cs.rutgers.edu

Visiting Professor
Media Lab, MIT
desheng AT mit.edu

The research activities in my group are generously by diverse funding sources such as NSF (4 Programs), DoT, Industry (Google), and internal sources. I as PI raised more than $4 million and as Co-PI raised for $1.5 million from 2018 to 2020.

NSF

Grants


  1. NSF CNS: Smart and Connected Community Program
    Socially Informed Services Conflict Governance through Specification, Detection, Resolution and Prevention
    Budget: $2,300,000; Duration: 10.2020-09.2023; Led by Rutgers.
    Lead PI: Desheng Zhang

  2. NSF CNS: Smart and Connected Community Program
    Making Micromobility Smarter and Safer (M2S2)
    Budget: $1,032,658; Duration: 10.2020-09.2023; Led by Rutgers.
    Co-PI: Desheng Zhang

  3. NSF OAC: Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Program
    Private Data Analytics Synthesis, and Sharing for Large-Scale Multi-Modal City Mobility
    Budget: $516,000; Duration: 07.2020-06.2023; Led by Rutgers.
    Lead PI: Desheng Zhang

  4. NSF CNS: Cyber-Physical Systems Program
    A Data-Driven Control Framework for Heterogeneous Mobile CPS
    Budget: $562,336; Duration: 09.2019-08.2022; Led by Rutgers.
    Lead PI: Desheng Zhang

  5. NSF IIS: Smart and Autonomous Systems
    Adaptable Vehicular Sensing and Control for Fleet-Oriented Systems
    Budget: $649,883; Duration: 04.2019-03.2022; Led by Rutgers.
    Lead PI: Desheng Zhang

Industry & DoT

Grants


 
  1. DoT: Smart and Connected Community Program
    Making Micromobility Smarter and Safer (M2S2)
    $467,342; Duration: 10.2020-09.2023; Led by Rutgers.
    Co-PI: Desheng Zhang

  2. Google Research Grant
    Mobility Inference and Modeling for Community Spreading of COVID-19 in Public Transit
    Budget: $14,000; Duration: 2020-2021; Led by Rutgers.
    PI: Desheng Zhang

Internal

Grants


 
  1. Rutgers Research Council Grant, 2020
    Trustworthy Data-Driven AI Scheduling in Instant Delivery for On-demand Economy
    Budget:$4,000
    PI: Desheng Zhang

  2. Rutgers Global Research Grant, 2017
    Fleet-Oriented Charging for Commercial Electric Vehicles
    Budget: $8,000
    PI: Desheng Zhang

  3. Rutgers Research Council Grant, 2017
    Human Mobility Modeling based on Cross-domain Data
    Budget: $2,300
    PI: Desheng Zhang

  4. Doctoral Dissertation Grant from University of Minnesota, 3.2014
    Improving Efficiency of Transportation Systems with Online Data Feeds
    $30,000

  5. Thesis Research Travel Grant from University of Minnesota, 11.2013
    a Novel System Architecture for Heterogeneous Big Transportation Data
    $5,000

  6. ADC Fellowship Grant from Digital Technology Center in UMN, 4.2011
    Communication Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks
    $50,000

  7. Provincial Excellent Thesis Grant from Heilongjiang Department of Education, 10.2010
    Study on Multi-channel MAC protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks
    ¥10,000