Matthew Camden, Senior Research Associate

Center for Truck and Bus Safety: Behavioral Analysis and Applications

Matthew Camden is a Senior Research Associate in the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute's Center for Truck and Bus Safety, Behavioral Analysis and Applications group. He has 12 years of experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of organizational improvement and transportation safety programs. Mr. Camden specializes in occupational driver safety with an emphasis on assessing and evaluating behavioral safety programs to improve driver performance, advanced vehicle safety systems, safety culture, driver distraction and fatigue, driving training, and driver impairment from prescription and over-the-counter medication. He has been the PI/Co-PI or Project Manager on over 21 projects totaling over $3.4 million and has made significant contributions to 12 other projects (totaling over $14.6 million). These projects include federally and privately funded research projects from the National Academy of Science, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Transport Canada, North American Fatigue Management Program, Clear Roads, National Transportation Research Center, Inc., and National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence. Mr. Camden has over 58 professional presentations and 34 scientific publications and technical reports.