Laurel Glenn began her position as a Research Associate in the Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety (DHVY) at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) in 2010. She has had formal training in experimental design, statistics, and behavioral analysis as well as in community health education and intervention processes. She has had experience in all phases of research including research design, participant recruitment, lab management, data collection, data analysis, and presentation of results. While at VTTI she has assisted on various projects such as examining multiple safety system technologies such as collision warnings, automated vehicle technology and a large-scale commercial driver health and wellness study. She also used her Public Health Education Masters for the development of an evaluation program for a state-run, teen advocacy program for safe driving and evaluating rear seat reminder technology for the prevention of Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke.