Katherine F. Turnbull
Executive Associate Director at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute – Professor at Texas A&M University
Dr. Katie Turnbull is an Executive Associate Director at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). She is also an Executive Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas A&M University. She maintains a diverse research portfolio, with current projects focusing on automated and connected vehicle applications in transit and developing a transformational mobility plan for the Texas A&M University Campus.
Active in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, she is currently serving as the Chair of the TRB Executive Committee.
Recent awards include the Regents Fellow Award from Texas A&M University System in 2015, the W.N. Carey, Jr. Distinguished Service Award from TRB in 2014, and the Ethel S. Birchland Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) in 2013. In 2012, she was named a lifetime national associate of the National Research Council.
On May 24, she will talk about Mobility and innovative best practices she observed in the USA and especially in Texas.