Affiliate Faculty

Since its founding, the Larson Transportation Institute's unique, multidisciplinary structure has enabled research, education, training, and service activities involving faculty and students from across the University.

To learn more about the affiliate faculty listed below, please visit their individual directory listings.

Applied Research Lab (ARL)

Joel Anstrom

Tim Cleary

College of Engineering

Architectural Engineering

Somayeh Asadi

Ali Memari

Biomedical Engineering

Nina Lauharatanahirun

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Steve Bloser

Eric Chase

Ken Corradini

Eric Donnell

Pat Fox

Vikash Gayah

Ilgin Guler

Suresh Iyer

Dave Klinikowski

Jeffrey Laman

Martin Pietrucha

Tong Qiu

Aleksandra Radlinska

Thomas Skibinski

Parisa Shokouhi

Mansour Solaimanian

Shelley Stoffels

Gordon Warn

Ming Xiao

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Joseph Rose

Barbara Shaw

Christopher Kube

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Yiqi Zhang

Mechanical Engineering

Sean Brennan

Gary Neal

Herschel Pangborn

Christopher Rahn

Timothy Simpson

Engineering Design and Innovation

Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Thomas Litzinger

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Materials Science and Engineering

Clive Randall

College of Health and Human Development

Human Development and Family Studies

Lesley Ross

Smeal College of Business

Supply Chain and Information Systems

Evelyn Thomchick

Johanna Amaya

Schreyer Honors College

Peggy Johnson

Division of Business and Engineering – Altoona

Hai Huang

Shihui Shen

Science, Engineering, and Technology – Harrisburg

Yohchia Chen

Robert Gray

Shashidhara Marikunte

Sofia Vidalis



The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891