TTI Research Scientist
System Reliability Division, Connected and Automated Transportation (DCV)
||Gilchrist, Rm 160|
Michael Ray Lukuc
Connected and Automated Transportation - Gilchrist, Room 160
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
The Texas A&M University System
College Station, TX 77843-3135
Mr. Lukuc has over 26 years of experience in Research and Development in the Automobile Industry and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. During this time, he held various management and engineering positions. He is currently co-managing technical research projects sponsored by TxDOT and the USDOT and participating as on various technical and policy research projects. Mr. Lukuc is also a member of TTI's Connected and Automation Transportation strategy team.
Prior to joining TTI, he spent six years at USDOT?s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This included one year in Crash Avoidance Rulemaking and five years as a Program Manager for V2V Safety in the Intelligent Technologies Research Division of the Office of Crash Avoidance Research. In NHTSA Research, his primary role was strategically planning and executing an $85M collaborative V2V crash avoidance safety research program between the USDOT and the Crash Avoidance Metrics Partnership (CAMP) Vehicle Safety Communications Consortium, a group of eight automakers performing precompetitive automotive safety research. His program included V2V safety research in the areas of DSRC communications interoperability; standards, requirements conformance tests development; DSRC spectrum and channel management; V2V applications; DSRC security system design; consumer acceptance and field tests, including the USDOT Safety Pilot Model Deployment. Prior to NHTSA, Mike spent 19 years in the auto industry at GM, Delphi and Mercedes Benz Research and Development, NA specializing in automated chassis controls (brakes, steering and suspension) and radar/camera-based driver assistance and active safety technologies, such as adaptive cruise control, collision and collision avoidance/mitigation systems.