John Woodrooffe

Research Scientist, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
(734) 763-6076
Biography: 

Mr. Woodrooffe is a Research Scientist, Director of the Commercial Vehicle Research and Policy Program and Head of Vehicle Safety Analytics, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.  He has over 30 years experience in vehicle related research and is an international expert in large vehicle transport safety, efficiency, vehicle productivity, and progressive regulatory issues.  He has participated in many large international technical projects and has been a member of vehicle-related OECD technical expert working groups including the recently completed OECD / JTRC project entitled “Heavy Vehicles: Regulatory, Operational and Productivity Improvements”.  This Paris based International Task Force examined future truck technology and regulatory concepts for sustainable road transport.

Mr. Woodrooffe is a member of SAE Truck and Bus Council, ITS America Coordinating Council and is Vice Chair of ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum.  He was also a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Fuel Economy of Medium- and Heavy Duty Trucks where he was Working Group Leader for Fuel Economy Metrics Development.