Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia

Raj Rajkumar serves as the George Westinghouse Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, directs the T-SET University Transportation Center, and co-directs both the General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Vehicular Information Technology Collaborative Research Lab and the General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab, all at Carnegie Mellon University. Primary co-founder of TimeSys Corporation. Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Megan Ryerson, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning and Electrical and Systems Engineering in the area of Transportation at the University of Pennsylvania. Researches the tradeoff between economic development and environmental impacts presented by the air transportation system, and the design of resilient multimodal transportation system networks. Appointed in 2015 by the US Secretary of Transportation to serve on the Airport Cooperative Research Program Oversight Committee. Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.