TTI Associate Research ScientistHuman Factors
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
505 East Huntland Drive, Suite 455
Austin, TX 78752
- M.S., Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1993
- B.S., Bioengineering, Texas A&M University, 1991
Laura Higgins is an Associate Research Scientist at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute Center for Transportation Safety. Ms. Higgins has experience in developing and conducting surveys, focus groups, and interviews with road users and with public and private-sector stakeholders, as well as conducting driving environment simulator, instrumented-vehicle test track, and on-road driver studies. She is also experienced with managing protocols and documentation pertaining to Institutional Review Board oversight of human subjects research. Ms. Higgins holds a B.S. in Bioengineering and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering, both from Texas A&M University.