TTI Associate Research EngineerConnected Infrastructure Program
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
505 East Huntland Drive, Room 45525
Austin, TX 78752
- M.S., Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010
- B.S., Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007
Mr. Wood is an Associate Research Engineer within the System Reliability Division of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). His experience is in the areas of transportation operations, managed lanes, and active traffic management.
Mr. Wood has led operational, planning, and policy-related research for a variety of externally-funded sponsors. He was the principal investigator for a multi-year project sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation to evaluate new methods to communicate traveler information for managed lane networks. On behalf of the Federal Highway Administration, he wrote guidance for implementing active traffic management with respect to using real-time and simulated data for planning and operational purposes. He led a workshop for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority that considered the potential impacts of future technologies and connected vehicles on the Silicon Valley Express Lanes. Mr. Wood was also the primary author of the Planning Considerations Chapter for NCHRP Report 835: Guidelines for Implementing Managed Lanes. Additionally, Mr. Wood is a member of the Managed Lane Committee and the Transportation Planning Applications Committee for the Transportation Research Board. He is also the Co-chair of the Research Subcommittee for the TRB Managed Lane Committee, leading the development of research needs statements and direction of future research.