Laurence Rilett, director of the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute (AUTRI), is one of the nation's foremost transportation industry thought leaders.
Rilett has been a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on more than 25 research projects pertaining to Intelligent Transportation Systems applications and large-scale transportation system modeling. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 refereed journal papers and more than 70 conference papers.
He is also associate editor of the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering and on the editorial board of the Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations.
Before coming to Auburn to help launch AUTRI, Rilett directed both the University of Nebraska's Mid-America Transportation Center and the Nebraska Transportation Center.