Co-founder & CEO, AIWaysion
Dr. Wei Sun is the Co-Founder and CEO of AIWaysion, Inc. AIWaysion leverages technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and edge computing for safer and more efficient transportation. Prior to founding AIWaysion, Dr. Sun worked as a research associate in the Smart Transportation Applications and Research Laboratory (STAR Lab) at the University of Washington (UW). He has a Ph.D. in transportation engineering from University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree in transportation engineering from South China University of Technology.
Dr. Sun is an expert in edge AI, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), transportation data analytics, and traffic operations and safety. Dr. Sun has worked on a variety of research projects funded by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), etc. Dr. Sun is the Principal Investigator for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project funded by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).