Tom’s technical expertise spans all aspects of ITS and connected vehicle (CV) environments, including standards, architecture, and in-vehicle infrastructure and back office technologies. His work currently focuses on CV technologies, including the operational and safety elements, interoperability and integration with existing ITS practices and technologies.
He has led or supported numerous CV prototype and field demonstration projects, including the the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Safety Pilot Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan; the CV pilot demonstration in New York City; and multiple USDOT CV research program prototype deployments including those for intersection signal phase and timing, transit, speed harmonization and queueing, and CV-enabled mobile devices. Most recently, he led the early concept development work associated with the fully autonomous electric vehicle deployment included as part of the winning Columbus Smart City Challeng.
Tom holds a master’s degree in computer science from Franklin University, and a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering technology from DeVry University. He is a certified project management professional from the Project Management Institute.