TTI Senior Research EngineerSystem Reliability
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
1111 RELLIS Parkway
Bryan, TX 77807-3135
- Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1997
- M.Eng., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1990
- B.S., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1989
Dr. Kuhn has over 30 years of diverse and extensive experience in the conduct and delivery of cutting-edge research results for the transportation community. As Head of the System Reliability Division of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Dr. Kuhn leads a team of researchers in the areas of advanced transportation operations and connected infrastructure. She is considered a leader in the fields of transportation systems management and operations (TSMO), freeway operations, active transportation and demand management (ATDM), and active traffic management (ATM).
Throughout her career, she has developed national-level guidance for agencies for the planning, design implementation, and operation of ATM strategies; assisted FHWA in the development and direction of the ATDM research program; investigated best practices for ATDM strategies and led the deployment of pilot variable speed limit projects; and has delivered knowledge and technology transfer on these topics to the transportation community at large. She has led efforts in the development of the traffic management capability maturity framework and the development of similar frameworks for non-recurring congestion. She also serves as a subject matter expert in the area of travel time reliability and regional operations, delivering cutting-edge results to practitioners for immediate implementation to enhance organizational efficiencies.
Dr. Kuhn is currently serving as the International Vice-President for ITE and is Chair of the TRB Standing Committee on Operations. She also serves on the Technical Advisory Committee for the National Operations Center of Excellence.