Safety Experts

Tyler Kress

Adjunct Professor

Tyler Kress uses safety, engineering, and medical methodologies to analyze injuries and accidents, vehicular safety and design, product liability, and occupational disorders.


Asad Khattak

Beaman Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Asad J. Khattak is a foremost expert on transportation, transit, and safety related to both. He is Transportation Program Coordinator and serves with the Center for Transportation Research. He recently established the Initiative for Sustainable Mobility.


Peter Solies

Academic Program Coordinator in Aviation Systems, Clinical Associate Professor in Mechanical Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering, UT Space Institute

Peter Solies is a leading authority on flight, the future of flight, and the advancement of flight vehicle technology.


Thanos Papanicolaou

Professor and Henry Goodrich Chair of Excellence, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thanos Papanicolaou’s research focuses on hydrology as it pertains to engineering and to conservation.


David Icove

Underwriters Laboratories Professor of Practice, Research Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

David Icove is a retired law enforcement agent and has worked with the FBI and testified before Congress on various fire or explosion related cases.


Lee Han

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Lee Han uses data, modeling and simulation to study traffic, transportation, and emergency response systems.


David Clarke

David Clarke

Director of the Center for Transportation Research, Director of the Tennessee Transportation Assistance Program, Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

David Clarke is a nationally recognized expert on transportation issues, especially those pertaining to rail or freight.


Robert Bond

Robert Bond

Senior Lecturer of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Robert Bond’s research encompasses many areas of flight and aircraft.


Mongi Abidi

Mongi Abidi

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Mongi Abidi is an expert in artificial intelligence who has worked with the US government on projects including placing robots in war zones.