Oregon State University
Dr. David S. Hurwitz is a Professor of transportation engineering and Director of the Driving and Bicycling Laboratory in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University. David conducts research in the areas of transportation safety, transportation human factors, traffic control devices, bicycles and pedestrians, commercial motor vehicles, and automated and connected transportation. In particular Dr. Hurwitz is interested in the consideration of user behavior in the design and innovation of transportation systems. David teaches graduate and undergraduate classes covering topics such as; Highway Engineering, Traffic Operations, Isolated Signalized Intersections, and Driving Simulation. Additionally, Dr. Hurwitz serves as Chair of the Institute of Transportation Engineer's Education Council, the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Society for Engineering Education, and as the secretary of the Transportation Research Board's Simulation and Measurement of Vehicle and Operator Performance committee (AND30), and Traffic Control Devices Committee (AHB50).