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Dr Xiaoxiang Na AFHEA


Xiaoxiang Na

University Assistant Professor in Applied Mechanics

Academic Division: Mechanics, Materials and Design

Research group: Applied Mechanics

Telephone: +44 1223 7 48526


Strategic themes

Energy, transport and urban infrastructure


Xiaoxiang Na is a University Assistant Professor in Applied Mechanics at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge (CUED). He is a lead investigator with the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight (CSRF). His research interests include condition monitoring of road freight vehicles and buses, vehicle energy performance evaluation, and driver-vehicle dynamics.

Xiaoxiang Na received his BSc and MSc degrees in Automotive Engineering from the College of Automotive Engineering, Jilin University, China in 2007 and 2009, respectively. He joined the Driver-Vehicle Dynamics Group at CUED as a PhD student in October 2010 and received his PhD degree in November 2014. He worked as a Research Associate at CUED since May 2014 and a Senior Research Associate since August 2019, before taking up his current position in July 2023.

Xiaoxiang Na has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed journal papers, and chaired or co-chaired many special sessions and workshops in international conferences. He serves as Associate Editors for IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica and IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, and co-chairs the Technical Committee on Human-Machine Interface for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. 

Xiaoxiang Na was awarded a Borysiewicz Interdisciplinary Fellowship in December 2021.