Research Affiliates

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Andrew Alden:
Mr. Aden is a senior research associate at VTTI and currently leads VTTI’s Eco-Transportation and Alternative Technologies group. He has practiced in the fields of transportation safety technology, intelligent transportation systems, pedestrian/cyclist safety, and bus routing and schedule optimization.
Address: 3500 Transportation Research Plaza
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: (540) 231-1526 Fax: (540) 231-1550
Email: aalden@vtti.vt.edu


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Lauren Davis
Dr. Davis is an associate professor in the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at N.C. A&T. Her research interests are in stochastic modeling of supply chain systems, with a focus on models for quantifying the value of information.
Address: McNair Hall, Room 404
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-3724 Fax: (336) 334-7729
website: http://lbdavisresearch.ncat.edu
Email: lbdavis@ncat.edu

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Kevin Grove
Mr. Grove is a Research Associate in the Center for Truck and Bus Safety at VTTI. He served as the project manager for a large-scale naturalistic evaluation of automated collision avoidance technologies and is now testing the next generation of collision avoidance systems. He also evaluates interfaces for light and heavy vehicles.
Address: 3500 Transportation Research Plaza
Blacks burg, VA 24060
Phone: (540) 231-1071
Fax: (540) 231-1555
Email:kgrove@vtti.vt.edu

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Mary Lind:
Dr. Lind is a professor in the Department of Management at N.C. A&T. Her research interests are in the areas of innovation, computer mediated communication channels, and the impact of technology on performance. She has over 40 journal publications in management and information systems journals.
Address: 1601 E. Market Street, Merrick Hall Rm 340
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-3403
Fax: (336) 464-2328
Email: lindm@ncat.edu

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Andrew Miller:
Mr. Miller is a research associate in the Center for Truck and Bus Safety at VTTI. Mr. Miller assists in research and outreach efforts designed to enhance safety for all commercial motor vehicle drivers through a focus on health and wellness or in human factors testing of advanced systems.
Address: 3500 Transportation Research Plaza
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: (540) 231-1095 Fax: (540) 231-1555
Email: amiller@vtti.vt.edu

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Sirish Namalae:
Dr. Namalae is an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. His research interests are in the area of composites and computational modeling of complex systems with applications in materials engineering and transportation.
Address: 600 S Clyde Morris Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: (386) 226-6445
Fax: (386) 226-6747
Email:Namilae@erau.edu

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Justin Owens:
Dr. Owens is a senior researcher at VTTI. In his current position, he examines how drivers interact with technology, vehicles, other road users, and the surrounding roadway environment, with the overarching goal of making roadways safer. His research focus is on improving safety for vulnerable road users.
Address: 3500 Transportation Research Plaza
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone:(540) 231-1010
Fax: (540) 231-9560
Email:jowens@vtti.vt.edu

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Xiuli (Shelly) Qu:
Dr. Qu is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at N.C . A&T. Her research interests focus on the applications of optimization and systems engineering tools in complex systems, such as emergency response systems.
Address: 1601 E. Market Street, McNair Hall Rm 424
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-3733
Fax: (336) 334-7729
Email: xqu@ncat.edu

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Ryoichi Sakano:
Dr. Sakano is an associate professor at N.C. A&T. His research areas include travel demand analysis, congestion pricing, paratransit demand and system analysis, public transit efficiency and productivity, and airline scheduling. He has published in many peer reviewed journals including Transportation Research Part A, Transportation Research Part E, Transportation Research Record, and Transport Policy .
Address: 1601 E. Market Street, Merrick Hall Rm 120
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-3355
Fax: (336) 256-2055 (Prefers to receive scanned document.)
Email: sakanory@ncat.edu

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Younho Seong:
Dr. Seong is an associate professor of Industrial Systems Engineering at N.C. A&T. His series of work on human judgement and decision-making with and trust in autonomous decision aids has been widely cited by the human cognition community as a way to improve human performance by making decision aids “more transparent.”
Address: 1601 E. Market Street, McNair Hall Rm 422-A
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-3734
Email:yseong@ncat.edu

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Sun Yi:
Dr. Yi is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at N.C. A&T. His research interests include the development of methods for analysis and control algorithms of dynamic systems. He has managed research projects in various areas including networked autonomous vehicle systems and adaptive control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
Address: 1601 E. Market Street, McNair Hall Rm 604
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-3753
Fax: (336) 334-7417
Email: syi@ncat.edu

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Shengbin Wang:
Dr. Wang is an assistant professor of Supply Chain at N.C. A&T. His primary research interests lie in vehicle routing problems, supply chain operations modeling, and algorithm design. His publications appear in journals such as the International Journal of Production Research and Journal of Information Systems.
Address: 1601 E. Market Street, Merrick Hall Rm 116
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-3350
Fax: (336) 256-2275
Email: swang@ncat.edu