Safety Engineering

Focus: The purpose of this technical advisory group (TAG) is to determine the research needs and priorities in the area of safety engineering that are focused on reducing fatalities and multiple injuries on Illinois roadways.

  • TAG Chair, IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Priscilla Tobias Priscilla.Tobias@illinois.gov
  • TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative – Juan Pava Juan.Pava@illinois.gov
  • ICT Representative – Yanfeng Ouyang yfouyang@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2016)
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Priscilla Tobias, Chair, State Safety Engineer
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Juan Pava, Secretary
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Mike Brand
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Tom Winkelman
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Jim Klein
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Operations – Kyle Armstrong
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Riyad Wahab
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Tim Sheehan
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Paul Lorton
  • Division of Highways, Region 1, District 1 – Lisa Heaven-Baum
  • Division of Highways, Region 3, District 4 – Randy Laninga
  • Division of Highways, Region 5, District 9 – Doug Keirn
  • Division of Transportation Safety – Medhi Nassipour
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association – Jim Thonn
  • Federal Highways Administration – Alan Ho/Greg Piland/Dean Mentjes
  • Illinois Center for Transportation – Yanfeng Ouyang
  • Illinois State Toll Highway Authority – Scott Kapton