Brian Wotring, Research Associate

Center for Vulnerable Road User Safety: Senior Mobility Awareness, Safety and Health

Brian Wotring is a research associate at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI).

He has helped design experimental protocols for projects and collect/organize data for analysis. Wotring has worked with another proprietary entity to evaluate glance behaviors while executing a left-hand turn. Additionally, he helped pioneer a data analysis and organizational protocol with output from proprietary VTTI software.

In addition to data collection and organization, he has helped train hourly staff in data reduction. Wotring was recently in charge of data analysis and presentation for a proprietary project investigating older drivers.

His research interests include vehicle safety, visual perception, cognitive workload, and cell phone use while driving. He completed his M.S. in experimental psychology with an emphasis in human factors from the University of Idaho in 2008.