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Shurbutt, Jim  

First Name :  Jim
Last Name :  Shurbutt
Telephone :  202-493-3420
E-mail :
Title :  Research Psychologist
Team :  Human Factors Team
Backup Person :  Yang, David
Office Code :  HRDS-30
Office :  Office of Safety Research and Development


Areas of Expertise

  • Transportation Management Center Human Factors Research and Development
  • Visibility Human Factors Research and Development
  • Driver Distraction and Attention
  • Driver Behavior and Decisionmaking
  • Connected Vehicle Safety Systems
  • Vehicle-Infrastructure Automation Systems
  • Active Traffic Management and Traffic Management Centers
  • Human Factors Guidelines

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage, and coordinate safety and operations human factors research
  • Manage driving simulation, field, and naturalistic driving research
  • Manage research on driver distraction, visual behavior, and roadway information