TTI Assistant Research ScientistUrban Analysis
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
505 East Huntland Drive, Room 45516
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 407-1157 x12157
- M.A., Transportation, George Mason University, 2011
Matthew Miller has 10 years of experience in transportation policy analysis and research. In 2011 he gained his master’s degree in the Transportation Policy, Operations, and Logistics Program of George Mason University. After finishing his master’s degree, he served as an implementation program officer in the final two years of the 2nd Strategic Highways Research Program at the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science. He presently serves as an assistant research scientist with the Urban Analysis Program of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.
Mr. Miller’s specialty research areas include transportation systems management, and operations, transportation resiliency, road weather information systems, ITS work zones, and integrated corridor management. He is currently involved in research and program support projects for NHTSA, NCHRP and Texas DOT related to human factors, automated and connected vehicles, transportation systems management and operation strategic plans, integrated corridor management and overall guidance for Metropolitan Planning Organizations in the state of Texas. As a result of his participation in these research projects, Mr. Miller has experience in research and proposal development and implementation, working on project management and risk management plans, and task work tied to literature review, survey deployment and analysis, interviews, case studies, and technical report deliverables.
Through his work with TTI and SHRP 2 on operations research, as well as experience with the TRB Technical Activities Division, he has extensive experience facilitating and moderating workshops, seminars, and forums for a broad range of agencies addressing numerous topics, including conferences on traffic monitoring, asset management, freight, finance, public-private partnerships, regional operations forum development, travel time reliability implementation webinars, and specialty research conferences on integrated corridor management. In 2016 Mr. Miller obtained his certification in project management from the Project Management Institute. Since then, he has been involved in additional project management planning, monitoring, and tracking activities tied to high risk federal research.
Mr. Miller has recent experience leading a team in developing a benefit assessment and benefit-cost analysis on behalf of TxDOT and Serco North America, Inc. examining potential and actual benefits from ICM improvements and their safety service patrol program in the Austin, Texas region. He is also currently helping to implement a Congestion Management Process web tool among a select group of metropolitan planning organizations in Texas by working with them to ensure functional requirements of their congestion management process are built into the web tool.