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Christine Absher

Administration

Chief Finance Officer

cabsher@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-9007

Kyoungho Ahn

Center for Sustainable Mobility

Research Scientist

kahn@vtti.vt.edu

703-538-8447

Javier Alcazar

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Associate

jalcazar@vtti.vt.edu

Andy Alden

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

aalden@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1526

Desta Alemayehu

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Research Associate

dalemayehu@vtti.vt.edu

Gibran Ali

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

gali@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1043

Eugene Amarh

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Postdoctoral Associate

eamarh@vtti.vt.edu

Kim Amos

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Program Administrative Manager

kamos@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2461

Gabrial Anderson

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Research Associate

ganderson@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1549

Jon Antin

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Research Scientist

jantin@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1579

Scott Aust

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Electronics Tech II

saust@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1534

Stephanie Baker

Division of Data & Analytics

Project Associate

sbaker@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1092

Ellen Barnes

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

ebarnes@vtti.vt.edu

Jeff Baxter

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

IT Specialist II

JBaxter@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-6247

Whitney Baynes

Division of Data & Analytics

Lab & Research Specialist II

wbaynes@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1031

Gregory Beale

Division of Data & Analytics

Research Associate

gbeale@vtti.vt.edu

Stephen Bell

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Lab & Research Specialist

stbell@vtti.vt.edu

Daniel Bennett

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Emergency Coordinator I

dbennett@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1519

Rajaram Bhagavathula

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Associate

rbhagavathula@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-5209

Shreyas Bhat

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Technology Implementation Engineer

sbhat@vtti.vt.edu

Myra Blanco

Advancement, Partnerships, & Outreach

Director

mblanco@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1551

Carolyn Blanton

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

CBlanton@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-3589

Ben Boucher

Division of Data & Analytics

Lab & Research Specialist II

bboucher@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0936

Zeb Bowden

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Division Director

ZBowden@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2503

Jared Bryson

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Senior Research Associate

jbryson@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1533

Michael Buckley

Administration

Technical Writer/Editor

mbuckley@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1088

Matthew Camden

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

mcamden@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1503

Abbi Carrico

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Emergency Coordinator I

acarrico@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1519

Matthew Casadonte

Division of Data & Analytics

Project Associate

mcasadonte@vtti.vt.edu

Michelle Chaka

Division of Data & Analytics

Division Director

mchaka@vtti.vt.edu

Hao Chen

Center for Sustainable Mobility

Research Associate

hchen@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-3629

Erin Clifton

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

eclifton@vtti.vt.edu

Andres Coello

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

acoello@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1099

Julie Cook

Division of Data & Analytics

Research Associate

jcook@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1550

Carl Cospel

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Senior Research Associate

ccospel@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1029

Colin Cospel

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

ccospel2@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1574

Rufina Costa

Division of Data & Analytics

Project Associate

rsavio@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1040

Chris Cox

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Architect/ Engineer

ccox@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1052

Barry Crigger

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor

bcrigger@vtti.vt.edu

Michelle Crigger

Administration

Fiscal Technician

mcrigger@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1540

Kenny Custer

Division of Data & Analytics

Project Associate

kcuster@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1593

Brian Daily

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Senior Research Associate

BDaily@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1578

Timothy Dalrymple

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Equipment Service & Repair Technician I

tdalrymple@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1559

Edgar de Leon Izeppi

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Research Scientist

EdeLeonIzeppi@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1504

Tom Dingus

Administration

Distinguished Technical Fellow

tdingus@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1501

Zac Doerzaph

VTTI Director

Executive Director

zdoerzaph@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1046

Jianhe Du

Center for Sustainable Mobility

Senior Research Associate

jdu@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2673

Naomi Dunn

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Associate

ndunn@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1064

Carri Edmiston

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Project Associate

cedmiston@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1028

Lisa Eichelberger

Administration

Human Resources Coordinator

leichelberger@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1544

Ihab El-Shawarby

Center for Sustainable Mobility

Research Scientist

Iel-Shawaby@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1577

Jordan Erisman

Division of Data & Analytics

Research Associate

jerisman@vtti.vt.edu

Mohamed Farag

Center for Sustainable Mobility

Research Associate

mfarag@vtti.vt.edu

Neal Feierabend

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Senior Research Associate

nfeierabend@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2488

Barbara Fitzgerald

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

bfitzgerald@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2125

Kaitlyn Fitzgerald

Administration

Research Associate

kfitzgerald@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1535

Gerardo Flintsch

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Director

gflintsch@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1569

Bill Freeman

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

bfreeman@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1080

Tim Frye

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Associate

tfrye@vtti.vt.edu

Ron Gibbons

Division of Technology Implementation

Associate Professor

rgibbons@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1581

Eric Glenn

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Specialist

eglenn@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1536

Laurel Glenn

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Research Associate

LGlenn@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1543

Mark Golusky

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Lab & Research Specialist

mgolusky@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0360

Chad Graham

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

IT Specialist II

cgraham@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1007

April Gray

Advancement, Partnerships, & Outreach

Web Developer

agray@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1042

Steven Gregory

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Project Associate

sgregory@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1097

Balu Guduri

Division of Data & Analytics

Research Associate

BGuduri@vtti.vt.edu

Feng Guo

Division of Data & Analytics

Professor

fguo@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1038

Anne Hall

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

ahall@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1277

Laura Hamm

Administration

Manager of Technical Writing & Editing

lhamm@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1058

Rebecca Hammond

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

rhammond@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1584

Shu Han

Division of Data & Analytics

Research Associate

shan@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1518

Jon Hankey

Administration

Senior Transportation Fellow

jhankey@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1512

Rich Hanowski

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Division Director

rhanowski@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1513

Douglas Harold

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

dharold@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1004

Mitchell Harvey

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Electronics Technician II

mharvey@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0356

Billy Hobbs

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Advance Material Characterization Lab Manager

hobbs@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1553

Marc Hopper

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Trades Technician II

mhopper@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-7210

Fang Huang

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

fhuang@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1570

Brian Huddleston

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

IT Tech Support

bhuddleston@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1580

Mikki Huff

Administration

Grant Specialist

MHuff@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1053

Mouyid Islam

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

mislam@vtti.vt.edu

Dean Iverson

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Associate

DIverson@vtti.vt.edu

Sondra Iverson

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Associate

SIverson@vtti.vt.edu

Keith Johnson

Administration

Senior Facilities Associate

kjohnson@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2093

Mario Jones

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

mjones@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-7498

Vasily Kaliniouk

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Senior Research Associate

vkaliniouk@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1001

Omkar Kaskar

Division of Data & Analytics

Research Associate

okaskar@vtti.vt.edu

Andrew Kassing

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Specialist

akassing@vt.edu

540-231-1078

Samer Katicha

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Research Scientist

skaticha@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1586

Lucas Kerns

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Research Specialist

lkerns@vtti.vt.edu

David Kizyma

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

dkizyma@vtti.vt.edu

Charlie Klauer

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Associate Professor

cklauer@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1564

Laura Krisch

Administration

Technical Writer/Editor

lkrisch@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1507

Andrew Krum

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

akrum@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0353

Phil Lambert

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

IT Specialist II

plambert@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1090

Parker Lannom

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Architect/Engineer

plannom@vtti.vt.edu

Elliot Laratonda

Administration

Safety Manager

elaratonda@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1024

Charles Layman

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Project Associate

clayman@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1011

David Lefevers

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

dlefevers@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1573

Jacob Levin

Advancement, Partnerships, & Outreach

Communications Specialist

jlevin@vtti.vt.edu

Eric Li

Division of Technology Implementation

Research Scientist

eli@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-8412

Christine Link-Owens

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Recruitment Group Manager

clink-owens@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1532

Eddy Llaneras

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Scientist

ellaneras@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1524

Mary Beth Lombardo

Administration

Proposal Manager

mlombardo@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1736

Charlotte Lowdermilk

Division of Technology Implementation

Project Associate

CLowdermilk@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1033

Erin Mabry

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

emabry@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1055

Aditi Manke

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Research Associate

amanke@vtti.vt.edu

Amy Maxey

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

amaxey@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0295

Robert McCall

Division of Data & Analytics

Research Associate

rmccall@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-3415

Ross McCarthy

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Research Associate

rmccarthy@vtti.vt.edu

Julie McClafferty

Division of Data & Analytics

Project Director

jmcclafferty@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1065

Shane McLaughlin

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Scientist

smclaughlin@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1077

Alejandra Medina

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Associate

amedina@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1508

Kary Meissner

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Lab & Research Specialist

kmeissner@vtti.vt.edu

Jason Meyer

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Research Associate

jmeyer@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-6545

Andrew Miller

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

amiller@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1095

Marty Miller

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Research Associate

dmiller@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0270

Carl Mitchell

Advancement, Partnerships, & Outreach

Associate Director of Advancement

cmitchell@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1548

Mike Mollenhauer

Division of Technology Implementation

Division Director

mmollenhauer@vtti.vt.edu

970-227-3373

Alex Moore

Administration

Senior Office Services Associate

amoore@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1500

Ryan Mowry

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Architect/ Engineer

rmowry@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1531

Bradley Myers

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Specialist

bmyers@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2496

Leonore Nadler

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Project Associate

lnadler@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1590

Ryan Naff

Administration

Associate Director of Finance

rnaff@vtti.vt.edu

Luke Neurauter

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Division Director

lneurauter@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1522

Adam Novotny

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Transportation Researcher

anovotny@vtti.vt.edu

Justin Owens

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Research Scientist

jowens@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1010

Matthew Palmer

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Associate

mpalmer@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-6279

Angie Parvin

Administration

Post Award & Fiscal Associate

aparvin@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-6839

David Peoples

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Lab and Research Specialist

dpeoples@vtti.vt.edu

Miguel Perez

Division of Data & Analytics

Associate Professor

mperez@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1537

Andy Petersen

Administration

Chief Engineer

apetersen@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1516

Dena Puckett

Administration

Fiscal Technician

dpuckett@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1514

Marie Pulwers

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

mpulwers@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-2308

Josh Quesenberry

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

jquesenberry@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1051

Sharmin Quesenberry

Administration

Fiscal Technician

squesenberry@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0364

Joshua Radlbeck

Division of Data & Analytics

Lab & Research Specialist II

jradlbeck@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0303

Hesham Rakha

Center for Sustainable Mobility

Director

hrakha@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1505

Maxwell Ratcliffe

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Lab and Field Research Technician

mratcliffe@vtti.vt.edu

Sarah Robinson

Division of Technology Implementation

Lab & Research Specialist

srobinson@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0383

Sheldon Russell

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

srussell@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-3302

Julie Rutledge

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

jjermeland@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1037

Abhijit Sarkar

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

asarkar@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1528

Andy Schaudt

Administration

Chief of Staff

aschaudt@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-6198

Robert Schnitz

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

IT Specialist II

rschnitz@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1023

Joshua Skole

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

jskole@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1057

Kenny Smith

Center for Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure

Lab and Field Research Technician

ksmith@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-5879

Michael Smith

Administration

Research Financial Manager

mismith@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1348

Susan Soccolich

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Research Associate

ssoccolich@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1032

Steven Stapleton

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Research Associate

sstapleton@vtti.vt.edu

Pamela Stiff

Advancement, Partnerships, & Outreach

Senior Administrative Assistant & Events Coordinator

pstiff@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1501

Loren Stowe

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Associate

lstowe@vtti.vt.edu

Catherine Strickland

Administration

Applied Research Contracts Manager

cstrickland@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1035

Kenneth Strickler

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

IT Specialist

kstrickler@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1580

Kelly Stulce

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

KStulce@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-0361

Jeremy Sudweeks

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

jsudweeks@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1030

Kaye Sullivan

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

kasullivan@vtti.vt.edu

Kevin Sullivan

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Electronics Technician II

ksullivan@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1541

Vaibhav Sundharam

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Research Associate

vsundharam@vtti.vt.edu

Nick Sunshine

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

nsunshine@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1013

Brunilda Swannell

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

BSwannell@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1002

Ryan Talbot

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

rtalbot@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1008

Jean Paul Talledo Vilela

Division of Technology Implementation

Senior Research Associate

jtalledovilela@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1081

David Taylor

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Electronics Technician II

dtaylor@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1324

Kat Thistle

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Computer Ops Tech

kthistle@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1580

Scott Tidwell

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Field Researcher Technician

stidwell@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-7761

Tammy Trimble

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

ttrimble@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1036

Hiroshi Tsuda

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Associate

htsuda@vtti.vt.edu

703-980-9932

Will Vaughan

Division of Technology Implementation

Research Associate

wvaughan@vtti.vt.edu

Reg Viray

Division of Technology Implementation

Technology Implementation Program Manager

rviray@vtti.vt.edu

Martin Walker

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Senior Research Associate

mwalker@vtti.vt.edu

540-699-9064

Stuart Walker

Division of Data & Analytics

Project Associate

tswalker@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1009

Jacob Walters

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Senior Research Specialist

jwalters@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1506

Elizabeth White

Administration

Program and Business Manager

ewhite@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-7293

Donald Whitlock

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Trans Operator II

dwhitlock@vtti.vt.edu

Ethel Wiersma

Administration

Lead Research Specialist

ewiersma@vtti.vt.edu

Brian Williams

Division of Technology Implementation

Research Associate

bwilliams@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-5194

Vicki Williams

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Research Associate

vwilliams@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1572

Calvin Winkowski

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

cwinkowski@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1039

Tina Witcher

Division of Data & Analytics

Senior Project Associate

cwitcher@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-3626

Brian Wotring

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Research Associate

bwotring@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-1045

John Yankowski

Division of Technology Development & Deployment

Research Associate

jyankowski@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-7405

Taylor Young

Division of Vehicle, Driver, & System Safety

Project Assistant

tyoung@vtti.vt.edu

540-231-6230