Dr. Jonathan Porter is the Chief Scientist for the Federal Highway Administration, Office of Research, Development and Technology, at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center. He oversees the quality of science and technology across all disciplines in the research center’s eighteen laboratories. Dr. Porter also leads long-range strategic planning, develops cross-cutting research initiatives and collaboration opportunities, and provides scientific and technical direction to the exploratory advanced research program that is focused on high-risk, high-payoff research to improve mobility on the nation’s highways. Prior to joining the FHWA, Dr. Porter managed laboratory policy initiatives and science and technology programs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Air Force Research Laboratory.
Jonathan Porter will be speaking on Integrating Innovation into Industry.