Shanshan Zhao, Ph.D.

Research Scientist-Project Manager

Dr. Zhao obtained her Ph.D. in Transportation Systems Engineering with a concentration on Transportation Safety from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her experience includes implementing state-of-the-art crash data analysis methods, analyzing motor vehicle and pedestrian crashes at disaggregate and aggregate levels, studying crash frequency and injury severity, estimating and predicting the number of crashes, conducting before and after studies, investigating inattentive driving behavior, administrating surveys with state agencies and highway users, etc. Dr. Zhao is currently working as a research scientist at CTSRC where she provides advanced technical expertise and leadership in developing and maintaining an enterprise level crash analysis system that conforms to the Highway Safety Manual (HSM).


Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-1587
Mailing Address270 Middle Turnpike, Unit 5202
Office LocationRm 202
CampusDepot Campus - Storrs