March, 2017 Luncheon
Speaker: Amanda Good & Jeff Dale, Kimley-Horn
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Topic: How Connected and Automated Vehicles Will Change the Face of Civil Engineering
Summary: Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV) are changing the ways we think about transportation. This presentation will include a high level overview of CAV and the potential impacts to how civil engineers will approach infrastructure needs related to the Transportation Industry.
Amanda Good has 13 years of experience, including 9 years with Kimley-Horn, focusing on systems engineering, state/regional ITS planning, and operations support. Amanda is a certified Project Management Professional and possesses an in-depth background in systems software requirements, testing, and deployment. She is currently serving as a software oversight resource for the SANRAL ITS DBOM project as well as a senior systems professional for the Johannesburg Road Agency Next Generation Arterial Management System Software, ConOps, and Training project. In addition, Amanda has worked on several connected and automated vehicle projects including Michigan DOT, Dubai SDT project, and NCDOT Automated Vehicle Roadmap. Amanda earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Appalachian State University, a Master of Science in Marine Science from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and a Master of Public Administration from North Carolina State University.
Jeff Dale is civil engineer focusing in transportation operations. His 21-year career includes experience in ITS planning, ITS design, Transportation Systems Management a& Operations (TSMO), and Strategic Planning. He spent the first 9 years of his career with the North Carolina DOT, after which he joined Kimley-Horn. Jeff's area of expertise includes stakeholder collaboration and project development focused on needs based solutions. These efforts result in a variety of deliverables including strategic planning tools, organizational structures and staffing plans, standard operating procedures and guidelines, high level and detailed design documents, and performance based operational strategies. Jeff graduated from North Carolina State University with his Bachelor of Science, and he is a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina, Michigan, and New York.