Ali Reza Fayazi

Post-Doctoral fellow
(Efficient Mobility via Connectivity and Control lab, Clemson University, SC)

Efficient Mobility via Connectivity and Control (EMC2) lab conducts research within the Systems and Control discipline under supervision of Dr. Ardalan Vahidi. (URL)
May. 2017 – Current:
To conduct research in autonomous and connected vehicles. Also responsible for directing graduate students in analytical and experimental research

Visiting Researcher
(BMW IT Research Center, Greenville, SC)

Located in Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), the BMW Information Technology Research Center conducts IT innovation projects in collaboration with universities and IT companies. (URL)
Sept. 2014 – May 2016:
Implemented applications for connected vehicles and autonomous driving technology at signalized intersections, as part of my PhD work.

Research Associate
(University of California, Berkeley, CA)

Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at the University of California, Berkeley is one of the leading centers for transportation research. It houses transportation research centers such as Partners for Advanced Transportation TecHnology (PATH).
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Sept. 2012 - Sept. 2013:
Worked in Arterial Control team. Conducted modeling, simulation, data analysis, and control of arterial traffic corridors (signalized intersections).

Visiting Researcher
(BMW Group Technology Office, Mountain-View, CA)

The BMW Group Technology Office is located in Mountain View and concentrates on mechatronics, information, and communication in automobiles. (URL)
Sept. 2012 – Sept. 2013:
Served as part of a team that conducted a street-level connected vehicle experiment. Implemented crowd-sourcing algorithms, data structures, and back-end infrastructure. Managed databases and built a testing web-based interface.

R&D Engineer
(R&D Center of Kerman Tablo Corp. (KTC), Tehran, Iran.)

KermanTablo Corp. (KTC) is one of the leading companies in the fields of process automation, oil, gas, petrochemical, and power industries. (URL:
Dec. 2008 - Aug. 2011:
Worked as part of the only team that has developed a complete decentralized automation system in the country. Developed embedded applications of analog and digital I/O cards (VMEbus), including temperature measurement and digital input event detector.

Internship Experiences

Summer 2004:
Worked with the Farine-Sanat Company, Tehran, Iran to change an old Gas Turbine control system with a new PLC based system. Worked on a part of the system that was based on 8085 microcontroller and had peripherals like PLL, PPI, and USART. Farine was a company in the field of Industrial Automation and Control, HMI developing, and fieldbus connectivity.