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Shengchao Yan

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Technische Fakultät
Autonome Intelligente Systeme
Georges-Köhler-Allee 080
D-79110 Freiburg i. Br., Germany
Office:   080-01-024

Phone:   +49 761 203-98633
Fax:   +49 761 203-8007

About me

  • 02/2019 - now: Working at the Autonomous Intelligent Systems group of Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard as Ph.D. student
  • 04/2015 - 10/2018: Master o.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • 08/2011 - 03/2015: Design/Systems Engineer, eMobility System Schaeffler Group, China/Germany
  • 09/2007 - 07/2011: Bachelor in Mechatronics Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Research Interests

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Cooperative Motion Planning


  • Shengchao Yan, Tim Welschehold, Daniel Büscher, Wolfram Burgard
    Courteous Behavior of Automated Vehicles at Unsignalized Intersections via Reinforcement Learning
    IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), 2021
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  • Shengchao Yan, Jingwei Zhang, Daniel Büscher, Wolfram Burgard
    Efficiency and Equity are Both Essential: A Generalized Traffic Signal Controller with Deep Reinforcement Learning
    Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas, USA, 2020
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  • Jannik Quehl, Shengchao Yan, Sascha Wirges, Jan-Hendrik Pauls, Martin Lauer
    Estimating Object Shape and Movement Using Local Occupancy Grid Maps
    10th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles IAV 2019
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Current Research Projects

  • Lernen kooperativer Trajektorien im gemischten Verkehr


  • TA, Robot Mapping, University of Freiburg, WS 2019/20, WS 2020/21, WS 2021/22
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