Christine Elizabeth Yager

Yager, Christine

Associate Transportation Researcher

Human Factors - Gilchrist, Room 116
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 845-6528 Ext. 56528 · fax (979) 845-4872
C-Yager@ttimail.tamu.edu

Short Biography

Christine Yager is an Associate Transportation Researcher for the Human Factors Group within the Texas A&M Transportation Institute's Center for Transportation Safety. Ms. Yager earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a minor in Business Administration from Texas A&M University in 2007. She also earned a Master of Engineering degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a Certificate in Business from Texas A&M University in 2008. Her educational background includes project management, decision analysis, simulation, and systems engineering. She has experience in human factors studies, crash data collection and analysis, project management, personnel training, facility design, process analyses, and scheduling.

Since joining the Human Factors Group in 2009 she has gained extensive experience in conducting surveys, managing and conducting driving studies, and project management. Ms. Yager has been assigned as the project manager for several projects, where her role has been to manage the project budget, perform budgetary forecasting, coordinate personnel and equipment, and ensure all project deliverables are submitted according to the project contract. Ms. Yager is also responsible for managing the Center for Transportation Safety's 2006 Toyota Highlander Instrumented Vehicle, Mobile Surveillance computer equipment, and the new Seeing Machines Eye Tracking system.

Education

  • M.Eng., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2008.
  • B.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2007.

Experience

  • Associate Transportation Researcher, Human Factors, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, December 2009 - Present.
  • Associate Transportation Researcher, Mobility Analysis, Texas Transportation Institute, January 2009 - November 2009.
  • Graduate Assistant Research, Mobility Analysis, Texas Transportation Institute, September 2007 - December 2008.
  • Engineering Research Associate, Mobility Analysis, Texas Transportation Institute, May 2007 - August 2007.
  • Student Worker II, Mobility Analysis, Texas Transportation Institute, January 2007 - April 2007.

Professional Registration

Engineer-In-Training in Texas, Registration No. 45269.

Selected Publications

B.T. Kuhn, L.L. Higgins, C.E. Yager. Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Disseminating Traveler Information on Travel Time Reliability. 477610-3.

W.L. Eisele, C.E. Yager, M.A. Brewer, W.E. Frawley, E. Park, D. Lord, J.A. Robertson, P. Kuo. Safety and Economic Impacts of Converting Two-Way Frontage Roads to One-Way: Methodology and Findings. 0-5856-1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. January 2011.

W.L. Eisele, C.E. Yager, M.A. Brewer, W.E. Frawley, E. Park, D. Lord, J.A. Robertson, P. Kuo. Safety and Economic Impacts of Converting Two-Way Frontage Roads to One-Way. 0-5856-S. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. 2010.