Achievements and Awards

Welcome to our Achievements and Awards section. To accelerate innovation in automotive industry and translate research outcomes into practical and viable urban mobility solutions, Continental-NTU Corporate Lab has been working on trailblazing projects, venturing off the beaten path, and striving to shape the future of mobility with diverse ideas, talents, backgrounds and experiences.

We are pleased to share the achievements that Continental-NTU Corporate Lab has made until now.




Technology Disclosure


Patent Applications


Other Awards


  1. Yuekang Li, Hongxu Chen, Cen Zhang, Siyang Xiong, Chaoyi Liu and Yi Wang, "Ori: A Greybox Fuzzer for SOME/IP Protocols in Automotive Ethernet", APSEC 2020 : Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference
  2. Xiaoshi Zhong, Erik Cambria and Amir Hussain, "Do Semantics Always Aid Syntax? An Empirical Study on Named Entity Recognition and Classification", Neural Computing and Applications
  3. Mingyue Cui, Christian Wiraja, Mengjia Zheng, Ken Tye Yong and Chenjie Xu, "Advancement of skin-on-the-chip platforms", Advanced Therapeutics
  4. Yang Song, Qiyu Kang, and Wee Peng Tay, "Error-Correcting Output Codes with Ensemble Diversity for Robust Learning in Neural Networks", AAAI - Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
  5. Guohao Peng, Jun Zhang, Heshan Li and Danwei Wang, "Attentional Pyramid Pooling of Salient Visual Residuals for Place Recognition", ICCV2021
  6. Ruikang Luo, Yicheng Zhang, Yao Zhou, Hailin Chen, Le Yang, Jianfei Yang and Rong Su, "Deep Learning Approach for Long-Term Prediction of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Availability", ITSC 2021
  7. Y. Cao, Y. Zheng, S. Lin, Y. Liu, Y. Teo, Y. Toh and V. Adiga, "Automatic HMI Structure Exploration Via Curiosity-Based Reinforcement Learning", ASE’21 Industry
  8. Kang QiYu, Yang Song, Tay Wee Peng and Ding QinXu, "Stable Neural ODE with Lyapunov-Stable Equilibrium Points for Defending Against Adversarial Attacks", Neural Information Processing Systems, 2021
  9. Yujie Liu, Yong Liang Guan and David González G., "Near-Optimal BEM OTFS Receiver with Low Pilot Overhead for High-Mobility Communications", IEEE Transactions on Communications
  10. Ge MengShi and Erik Cambria, "Explainable Metaphor Identification Inspired by Conceptual Metaphor Theory", AAAI - Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence 2022
  11. Yangfeng Zhang, Xu Zhu, Yujie Liu, Yufei Jiang, Yong Liang Guan and Vincent K. N. Lau, "Hierarchical BEM based Channel Estimation with Very Low Pilot Overhead for High Mobility MIMO-OFDM Systems", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  12. Yujie Liu, Yong Liang Guan and David González G., "BEM OTFS Receiver with Superimposed Pilots over Channels with Doppler and Delay Spread", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2022
  13. Joash Lee En Jie, "Deep Reinforcement Learning for Time Allocation and Directional Transmission in Joint Radar-Communication", 2022 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)
  14. Liping Huang, Sida Zhao, Ruikang Luo, Rong Su, Mohit Sindhwani, Siew Kiat Chan, George Rosario Dhinesh, "An Incremental Map Matching Approach with Speed Constraints for High Sampling Rate Vehicle Trajectories", IEEE 17th International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA) 2022
  15. Yaowen Zheng, Yuekang Li, Cen Zhang, Hongsong Zhu, Yang Liu and Limin Sun, "Efficient Greybox Fuzzing of Applications in Linux-based IoT Devices via Enhanced User-mode Emulation", 31st ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis, ISSTA 2022
  16. Rui Mao, Qian Liu, Kai He, Wei Li, and Erik Cambria, "The Biases of Pre-trained Language Models: An Empirical Study on Prompt-based Sentiment Analysis and Emotion Detection", IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing
  17. Avalpreet Singh Brar, Prafull Kasture, Su Rong, "Supply Demand Balancing for EV rental fleet", IEEE ITSC 2022
  18. Zhai LiMing, "A3GAN: Atribute-Aware Anonymization Networks for Face De-identification", ACM Multimedia 2022
  19. Jose Peeterson Emerson Raja and Arvind Easwaran,"Event-Driven Real-Time Multi-Objective Charging Schedule Optimization For Electric Vehicle Fleets", ITSC 2022
  20. LiPing, ZhengHuan Li, SiDa Zhao, RuiKang Luo, Rong Su, "Coupling urban road travel time and traffic status from vehicle trajetories by Gaussian Distribution", IEEE ITSC 2022
  21. Joash Lee En Jie, "Intelligent Resource Allocation in Joint Radar-Communication with Graph Neural Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  22. Zhang Cen, "Automata Guided Control Flow Sensitive Fuzz Driver Generation", USENIX Security 2023
  23. She Rui, Kang QiYu, Wang SiJie, Tay Wee Peng, Guan Yong Liang, Diego Navarro , Andreas Hartmannsgruber, "Location Learning for AVs: LiDAR and Image Landmarks Fusion Localization with Graph Neural Networks", The 25th IEEE ITSC 2022
  24. MingXing Wen, Jun Zhang, Tairan Chen, GuoHao Peng, Timothy Chia, Ying Chong Ma, "Vision based sidewalk navigation for last mile delivery robot", ICARCV 2022
  25. Timothy Chia, Jun Zhang, Heshan Li, Guohao Peng, Mingxing Wen, and Da Wei Kee, P.G.C.N. Senarathne, "CorriereTM: Topo-metric Mapping and Localization based on Place Categorization and Place Recognition for a Delivery Robot on Footpath", ICARCV 2022
  26. Jingquan Ge, Yuekang Li, Yaowen Zheng, Yang Liu, Sheikh Mahbub Habib, "Side-Channel Cache attacks & protection for such attacks", 6th ACM COMPUTER SCIENCE IN CARS SYMPOSIUM – CSCS 2022
  27. Yang Li, Amirmohammad Kazemeini, Yash Mehta, Erik Cambria, "Multitask learning for emotion and personality traits detection", Neurocomputing
  28. Jinjie Ni, Tom Young, Vlad Pandelea, Fuzhao Xue, Erik Cambria, "Recent advances in deep learning based dialogue systems: a systematic survey", Artificial Intelligence Review
  29. Yushi Cao, Yon Shin Teo, Yan Zheng, Yuxuan Toh, Shang-Wei Lin, "A Holistic DRL-Powered HMI Software Exploration Framework for Testing", SOMET 2022
  1. A Method For Radar Sensing Using Wireless Communication Signals, Application No. 21 159 355.3
  2. Method and apparatus for determining symbols transmitted via OFDM signals, Application No. 10 2021 116 549.0
  3. Transmitter and receiver for and method of transmitting and receiving symbols over an orthogonal time frequency space communication channel subject to Doppler spread and multipath, Application No. 10 2021 126 321.2
  4. Curiosity-based HMI Software Path Finder, Application No. 10 2021 115 031.0
  5. Method For Automatically Exploring States And Transitions Of A Human Machine Interface (HMI) Device, Application No. 10 2021 132 827.6
  6. Method For Determining An Image Descriptor, Encoding Pipeline, And Visual Places Recognition, Application No. 10 2021 114 555.4
  7. Parameter-efficient Deep Multi-task Learning Method for Embedded Vision Applications, Application No. 17/534,845
  8. Transmitter And Receiver for, and Method of Transmitting and Receiving Symbols over, Time Varying Channels with Doppler Spread, Application No. 10 2022 106 409.3
  9. Face anonymization using a generative adversarial network, Application No. 22166968.2
  10. A method of processing wireless communication signals for use in radar sensing, Application No. 10 2021 132 772.5
  11. Training of a machine learning model for predictive maintenance tasks, Application No. 2210261.0
  12. Method of processing communication signals for use in radar sensing, and apparatus configured to execute the method, Application No. 102022118 553.2
  13. AST-GIN: Attribute-Augmented Spatial-Temporal Graph Informer Network for Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Availability Forecasting, Application No. 10 2022 119 607.0
  14. OTFS Signaling for SCMA with Coordinated Multi-Point Vehicle Communications, Application No. 10 2022 117 815.3
  15. A Device For Receiving A Tactile Input From A User, Application No. 2211930.9
  16. A computer-implemented method for traffic data imputation and applications thereof, Application No. 10 2022 121 820.1
  17. End to End Learned Localization for Avs, Application No. 10202205185R
  18. Systems and Methods for Learning Neural Networks for Embedded Applications, Application No. 2215479.3
  19. Method and System for Automatic Test Plan Generation, Application No. 2217178.9
  20. A computer-implemented method for camera pose regression in a challenging traffic environment, Application No. 2216510.4
  21. A Computer-Implemented Method For Generating An Automata-Guided Fuzz Driver And Fuzzing Method Using The Fuzz Driver, Application No. 2216175.6
  22. A Computer Implemented Building Facade Parsing Method And Related Methods, Application No. 10 2022 112 442.8
  23. Image Segmentation Matching with Graph-Based Regularization in Street Scenes, Application No. 10202205141P
  24. Broadcast-Assisted Co-Channel Co-existence for C-V2X, Application No. 10202250680W
  25. Method of AGC saturation mitigation for LTE and NR sidelink co-existence scenarios with different numerologies, Application No. 10202251181E
  26. ON-OFF switching of LTE-SCI decoding in NR-SL Rel. 18 devices, Application No. 10202251182K
Best Paper Award at ERA Track
  1. Yuekang Li, Hongxu Chen, Cen Zhang, Siyang Xiong, Chaoyi Liu and Yi Wang, "Ori: A Greybox Fuzzer for SOME/IP Protocols in Automotive Ethernet", APSEC 2020 : Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference