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ITS University Workshop #5
November 8-9, 2017 | Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Virginia

Day 2 Presentation | November 9, 2017

Driving Future Highways

Presenter: Dale Thompson
Presenter’s Org: Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC)

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Slide 1: Driving Future Highways

  • Brian Cronin, Director
    • Janet Klein, Administrative Assistant
    • Robert Ferlis, Technical Director, HRDO-02
      • Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
        Dale Thompson, Team Leader, HRDO-10
        • Jon Obenberger
        • Mohammed Yousuf
        • Taylor Lochrane
      • Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team
        Joe Bared, Team Leader, HRDO-20
        • Peter Huang
        • Randy VanGorder
        • Chris Melson
        • Rachel James
      • Transportation Operations Applications Team
        Gene McHale, Team Leader, HRDO-30
        • Deborah Curtis
        • Osman Altan
        • Govind Vadakpat

[This slide contains FHWA’s Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center’s Office of Operations Research & Development organizational chart with thumbnail photos of each person. The chart is reproduced above.]

Slide 2: Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Office of Operations Research & Development

Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
“Technologies To Enable the Future”

  • Dale Thompson, Team Leader
    • Jon Obenberger
    • Mohammed Yousuf
    • Taylor Lochrane

[This slide contains photos of each of the Transportation Enabling Technologies Team listed above.]

Slide 3: Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Office of Operations Research & Development

Transportation Concepts and Analysis Team
“Turning “What Ifs” into “Here’s How”

  • Joe Bared, Team Leader
    • Randy VanGorder
    • Peter Huang
    • Chris Melson
    • Rachel James

[This slide contains photos of each of the Transportation Concepts and Analysis Team listed above.]

Slide 4: Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Office of Operations Research & Development

Transportation Operations Applications Team
“From The Laboratory to Deployment”

  • Gene McHale, Team Leader
    • Deborah Curtis
    • Osman Altan
    • Govind Vadakpat

[This slide contains photos of each of the Transportation Operations Applications Team listed above.]

Slide 5: Visiting Researchers (IPA; Rotational Assignments; NRC Fellow; Graduate Research Fellow)

  • FY 2016 Researchers
    • Jia Hu, NRC Post Doc Research Associate, University of Virginia (Oct 2014-Present)
    • Yi Zhao, NRC Post Doc Research Associate, Beijing Jiaotong University, (December 2015-Present)
    • Mehdi Zamanipour, NRC Post Doc Research Associate, University of Arizona, (September 2016-Present)
    • Austin Angulo, Graduate Research Fellow (GRF), University of Maryland, (August 2016-Present)
    • Pavle Bujanovic, Graduate Research Fellow (GRF), The University of Texas at Austin, (August 2016-Present)
    • Britton Hammit, Graduate Research Fellow (GRF), University of Wyoming, (October 2016-Present)
    • Sean Laffey, Graduate Research Fellow (GRF), University of Virginia, (August 2016-Present)
  • Past Researchers
    • Jeremy Raw, Transportation Planner, FHWA Office of Planning, (Jan-March 2015, HRDO-02)
    • Dan Dailey, IPA, University of Washington, (July 2015-July 2016)
    • Ximiao Jiang, NRC Post Doc Research Associate, (Oct 2013-Oct 2015)
    • Cory Krause, University of Maryland, Pathways Program, (July 2013-June 2015)
    • Rob Kluger, University of Virginia, Eisenhower Research Fellow, (Sep 2014-Sep 2015)
    • David Kari, Graduate Student, University of California Riverside, (May-Aug 2015)
    • Guchan Ozbilgin, Graduate Student, Ohio State University, (May-Aug 2015)
    • Zhitong Huang, Eisenhower Research Fellow, Mississippi State University, (Jan 2014-August 2016)
    • Li Zhang, Visiting Professor, Mississippi State University, (Jan 2014-August 2016)
    • Lei Zhang, Graduate Student, Mississippi State University, (Jan 2014-August 2016)
    • Fang Zhou, Graduate Student, Mississippi State University, (Jan 2014-August 2016)
    • Grant Apperson, Graduate Student, Auburn University, (May-Aug 2015)
    • Xialong Cao, Graduate Student, Auburn University, (May-Aug 2015)
    • Mikhail Gordon, Graduate Student, Auburn University, (May-Aug 2015)
    • Terrill (TJ) Jackson, STIPDG, University of Central Florida, (May-Aug 2016)

[This slide contains photos of each of the FY 2016 Researchers and Past Researchers at Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center’s that are listed above.]

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