Chair, TRB Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation;
Vice President, International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics
Tim Gordon is Research Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Professor Gordon is internationally recognized for his research in vehicle dynamics and control. He is Vice President of the International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics and chair of the standing committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation at the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science in Washington DC. He has over 20 years’ research experience in automotive control systems and has published over 100 refereed papers. He was previously Ford Professor of Automotive Engineering in the UK, and much of his research has been in collaboration with the automotive industry. His research has a strong focus on vehicle safety and vehicle-driver interaction, with special interests in adaptive and intelligent systems. In 2009 he was honored as Jubilee Visiting Professor at Chalmers University, Sweden, and is the recipient of the 2012 Kenneth M. Reese Outstanding Research Scientist award at the University of Michigan.