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John Ferris

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Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Area
Mobile road mapping systems, virtual proving ground development, vehicle dynamics, chassis design for durability, customer usage and test correlation, and driver-vehicle interactions

Background
John Ferris joined the Virginia Tech faculty in 2005 as an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, where he has participated in dozens of sponsored research projects totaling over $11 million.

Over the past 30 years, Ferris has established a global reputation for his work on mobile road mapping systems, virtual proving ground development, vehicle dynamics, chassis design for durability, customer usage and test correlation, and driver-vehicle interactions. He has published over 60 peer reviewed papers and led panel discussions and given keynote addresses in Europe and Australia.

Alma Mater
Carnegie-Mellon and University of Michigan