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Full Name E-mail Phone Title Team Primary Role(s) and Responsibilities Backup Person
18 Search Results for "Office of Operations Research and Development"
Altan, Osman osman.altan@dot.gov 202-493-3391 Transportation Operations Engineer Transportation Operations Applications Team
  • Conduct vehicle automation, truck platooning, and automotive control systems
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McKeever, Benjamin (Ben)
Bared, Joe joe.bared@dot.gov 202-493-3314 Team Leader, Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team
  • Provide team management and leadership
  • Lead the Concepts and Analysis Testbed of the Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory
  • Oversee Student Career Experience Program and staff research
  • Support adaptive signal control technology (ASCT) research
  • Manage ASCT including safety
  • Provide integration of transportation simulation tools
  • Evaluate innovative intersections
 
Curtis, Deborah M deborah.curtis@dot.gov 202-493-3267 Highway Research Engineer Transportation Operations Applications Team
  • Provide adaptive control software, ramp metering, adaptive control software evaluation, and operation of work zones
  • Participate in Exploratory Advanced Research Program
  • Develop cooperative vehicle-highway systems
  • Conduct connected vehicles research: dynamic mobility applications (DMA) and signal phase and timing (SPaT) activities
McKeever, Benjamin (Ben)
Ferlis, Robert A (Bob) robert.ferlis@dot.gov 202-493-3268 Technical Director, Operations Research and Development Program Management
  • Coordinate project team activities for Federal Highway Administration's strategic plan and performance plan goals and objectives
  • Conduct research, development, and technology product deployment
  • Liaise with the Exploratory Advanced Research Program and Federal Highway Administration headquarters and field offices
  • Provide intelligent transportation system support
  • Conduct research on advanced mobility systems, vehicle-highway automation, and vehicle-infrastructure integration
 
Gibson, David P david.gibson@dot.gov 202-493-3271 Highway Research Engineer Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
  • Conduct advanced and innovative research
  • Act as a university research liaison
  • Conduct research on traffic sensors and detection
  • Conduct research on sensors and controllers for cooperative intersection collision avoidance systems
  • Particpate with University Research Centers of Excellence
  • Conduct stereo-pedestrian sensor project
McHale, Gene M
Huang, X. Peter peter.huang@dot.gov 202-493-3484 Highway Research Engineer Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team
  • Provide Connected Vehicles Testbed development and operation
  • Conduct research on quick incident detection and warning systems
  • Conduct research on knowledge-based signal system analysis tools, high-speed intersection safety, and work zone queue detection and warning systems
Bared, Joe
Klein, Janet S janet.klein@dot.gov 202-493-3303 Administrative Assistant Program Management
  • Provide administrative support
  • Provide office management
 
Krause, Cory cory.krause@dot.gov 202-493-3205 Pathways Civil Engineer (Student Intern) Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team
  • Student Pathways Program
  • Review existing literature on various transportation operations topics and prepare synthesis of research studies and findings.
  • Use traffic simulation models to study the operational benefits of innovative road treatments such as intersections and interchanges.
  • Prepare experimental design and conduct field data collection such as traffic counts, speed, travel time, conflict measures, erratic behaviors, video data recording and extraction.
  • Prepare annotated outline of research projects and write technical papers and summary reports for peer reviews and publications.
 
Lee, Kunik kunik.lee@dot.gov 202-493-3491 Transportation Operations Engineer Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
  • Coordinate exploratory advanced research activities within the Office of Operations Research and Development
  • Manage advanced research activities that identify and adapt innovative methods and new technologies, solve complex problems, or make groundbreaking discoveries to improve highway operations
 
Lochrane, Taylor taylor.lochrane@dot.gov 202-493-3293 Civil Engineer Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team
  • Conduct operations-related research
Bared, Joe
McHale, Gene M gene.mchale@dot.gov 202-493-3275 Team Leader, Transportation Enabling Technologies Team Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
  • Provide technical direction
  • Provide team management and leadership
  • Research infrastructure-related aspects to cooperative vehicle-infrastructure collision avoidance systems
  • Conduct research on vehicle-infrastructure integration
Huang, X. Peter
McKeever, Benjamin (Ben) ben.mckeever@dot.gov 202-493-3270 Team Leader, Transportation Operations Applications Team Transportation Operations Applications Team
  • Manage and lead team
  • Provide program management and development
  • Provide technical direction
  • Conduct connected vehicles research: dynamic mobility applications (DMA) and signal phase and timing (SPaT) activities
  • Manage Cooperative Vehicle-Highway Testbed
 
Obenberger, Jon jon.obenberger@dot.gov 202-493-3265 Transportation Operations Engineer Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
  • Manage Connected Vehicle Data Sets
  • Manage Data Capture and Management Program Outreach
  • Support Data Capture and Management Program Initiatives 
  • Support Connected Vehicle Freeway Related Application Development
McHale, Gene M
Peters, Joseph I (Joe) joe.peters@dot.gov 202-493-3269 Director Program Management
  • Lead the Office of Operations Research and Development
  • Oversee transportation management and operations improvement through research, development, and testing
  • Identify future opportunities
  • Develop Federal Highway Administration operations and management research and development program
  • Provide advocacy for a nationally coordinated operations research and development program
  • Track research and development programs and projects
Ferlis, Robert A (Bob)
VACANT     Highway Research Engineer Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team
  • Conduct research on traffic analysis and simulation tools
  • Conduct research on driver choice and behavior modeling
  • Conduct modeling and analysis of inclement weather’s impact on traffic
  • Perform intelligent transportation systems deployment analysis
  • Conduct advanced transportation research
  • Conduct research on corridor and network operations
  • Perform CORridor SIMulation (CORSIM) studies
  • Conduct research on vehicle safety systems
Bared, Joe
VACANT     ITS Research Specialist Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
  • Conduct research utilizing global positioning system
  • Conduct research on dedicated short-range communication
  • Provide spectrum management
  • Conduct research on the nationwide differential global positioning system and high-accuracy nationwide differential global positioning system
  • Provide technical support to intelligent transportation systems communications systems
 
VanGorder, Randy randall.vangorder@dot.gov 202-493-3266 Highway Research Engineer Transportation Operations Concepts and Analysis Team
  • Perform Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study (TMC PFS)
  • Perform Traffic Analysis and Simulation Pooled Fund Study (TAS PFS)
  • Conduct research on dynamic traffic assignment (DTA)
  • Manage the Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory (TOL)
Bared, Joe
Yousuf, Mohammed mohammed.yousuf@dot.gov 202-493-3199 Transportation Operations Engineer Transportation Enabling Technologies Team
  • Conducts research on vehicle automation, accessible transportation, and automotive control systems
 

 

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