Edward Straub joined ACM in January 2017. He is responsible for identifying testing requirements for connected and automated vehicles (CAV) and ensuring the facility is designed to safely accommodate them.
Prior to joining ACM, Dr. Straub served as a civilian employee for the US Army as a program manager and researcher. He has published and presented at numerous conferences and symposia. His primary area of interest is “non-user” interaction with automated vehicles and system design considering the social impact of CAVs.
Dr. Straub’s earlier experiences included software systems integration, consulting, and strategic planning for automotive, utilities, and defense clients. As a Marine Corps Officer, he served two combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 1st Marine Division in Ar Ramadi and later attached to the Army Corps of Engineers in Baghdad. On his second tour, he served as the senior program manager responsible for the country-wide reconstruction of healthcare infrastructure, government buildings, and schools.
Dr. Straub earned his Doctor of Management from Case Western Reserve University in 2015, his MBA from University of Phoenix in 2002, and his Bachelor of Science in 1994 from Eastern Michigan University.