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Ferlis, Robert A (Bob)  [Technical Director]

First Name :  Robert A (Bob)
Last Name :  Ferlis
Telephone :  202-493-3268
E-mail :
Title :  Technical Director, Operations Research and Development
Team :  Program Management
Backup Person :  N/A
Office Code :  HRDO-1
Office :  Office of Operations Research and Development


Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced Vehicle Control Systems
  • Automated Highway System
  • Emergency Transportation Operations
  • Enhanced Digital Mapping
  • Intelligent Vehicle-Infrastructure
  • Traffic Management
  • Vehicle-Highway Automation Research and Development

Roles and Responsibilities

  • 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