The following is a list of Center for Transportation Safety (CTS) staff. Select a name to view a staff member’s area of expertise, biography, and contact information. Michael Manser serves as the CTS director.

Michael Manser, Ph.D.

Michael Manser, Ph.D.

Michael Manser, Ph.D.
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
505 East Huntland Drive
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 407-1172 x
[email protected]

Behavioral Research

NameE-mailPhoneJob Title
Rod Cavness(979) 317-2523 x72523Research Specialist I
Jana Cavness(979) 317-2548 x72548Research Associate
Neal Johnson(512) 407-1126 x71126TTI Assistant Research Scientist
Andrew Little(979) 317-2849 x72849Administrative Associate I
Jack Morrison Student Intern
Alicia Nelson(979) 317-2535 x42535Research Specialist II
Marcos Solis Student Worker
Nicole Sweet(979) 317-2851 x72851Research Assistant
Morgan Thielepape(979) 317-2852 x72852Administrative Associate I
Katherine Thom(979) 317-2535 x42535TTI Engineering Technician
Katie Womack(979) 317-2532 x72532TTI Senior Research Scientist

Center for Alcohol & Drug Education Studies

NameE-mailPhoneJob Title
Christine Adams(979) 317-2547 x72547TTI Assistant Research Scientist
Courtney Hrncir(979) 317-2534 x72534Research Specialist I
Crystal O'Rear(979) 317-2539 x72539Research Specialist I
Cinthya Roberto(979) 317-2504 x72504TTI Assistant Research Scientist
Emmaline Shields(979) 317-2534 x42534Associate Transportation Researcher
Cody Stewart(979) 317-2506 x72506Associate Transportation Researcher
Troy Walden(979) 317-2526 x72526TTI Senior Research Scientist

Center for Transportation Safety

NameE-mailPhoneJob Title
Christie Havemann(979) 317-2513 x72513Senior Administrative Coordinator II
Michael Manser(512) 407-1172 x71172TTI Senior Research Scientist
Robert Wunderlich(979) 317-2541 x72541TTI Senior Research Engineer

Crash Analytics

NameE-mailPhoneJob Title
Mohammad Anis(979) 317-2885 x72885Engineering Graduate Student Worker
Geetesh Challur Graduate Student Worker-Biweekly
Anthony Eason(979) 317-2886 x72886Graphics Specialist
Srinivas Geedipally(817) 462-0519 x20519TTI Research Engineer
Kerrigan Gibbs Graphics Specialist
Sebastian Kawar Graphics Specialist
Myunghoon Ko(979) 317-2517 x72517TTI Research Engineer
Alireza Mahdaviarab(979) 317-2888 x72888Student Worker
Ashesh Pant(979) 317-2529 x72529Lead Data Analyst
Marcie Perez(979) 317-2893 x72893TTI Associate Research Scientist
Mahin Ramezani(979) 317-2894 x72894Research Data Scientist
Eva Shipp(979) 317-2508 x72508TTI Senior Research Scientist
Jonas Simpson Graphics Specialist
Nishita Sinha(979) 317-2516 x72516TTI Assistant Research Scientist
Will Tallent Graphics Specialist
Lingtao Wu(979) 317-2530 x72530TTI Associate Research Engineer

Road User Safety

NameE-mailPhoneJob Title
Cathy Brooks(512) 407-1138 x71138Project Specialist III
Chad Goertz(979) 317-2533 x72533Student Research Assistant
Laura Higgins(979) 317-2544 x72544TTI Associate Research Scientist
Micah Leonard(210) 705-3365 x53365Associate Transportation Researcher
Emily Martin(979) 317-2542 x72542TTI Assistant Research Scientist
Dennis Perkinson(979) 317-2246 x72246Research Scientist
Kim Sailor(979) 317-2881 x72881Project Specialist II
Melissa Walden(979) 317-2884 x72884TTI Senior Research Scientist

Youth Transportation Safety

NameE-mailPhoneJob Title
Brandy Allen-Jackson(210) 979-9411 x99411Program Specialist II
Jesus Avilez III Non-Affiliated Student Assistant
Cesar Caballero de Luna(210) 979-9411 x99411Program Specialist II
Andrea Chacon(210) 321-1220 x11220Program Specialist II
Matthew Duong Student Technician
Daniel Espinoza(210) 321-1218 x11218Program Coordinator I P9
Karla Garcia(210) 321-1241 x11241Non-Affiliated Student Assistant
Osvaldo Garcia Non-Affiliated Student Assistant
Suzanne Groves(210) 979-9411 x99411Program Specialist II
Anna Hernandez(210) 321-1260 x11260Administrative Coordinator I
Gabriella Kolodzy(512) 407-1139 x71139Associate Transportation Researcher
Rubiana L. Mares(210) 321-1211 x11211Program Specialist III
Lisa Minjares-Kyle(210) 321-1214 x11214TTI Associate Research Scientist
Talia Pim(210) 321-1206 x11206Data Analyst
Toby Pim Non-Affiliated Student Assistant
Therese Standard Program Specialist III
Christy Thomas(817) 462-0512 x20512Program Leader III
Stacey Tisdale(210) 321-1232 x11232Project Manager II
Christine Yager(979) 314-9571 x49571Project Specialist II