- R&D 100 Awards
Mohammed Yousuf is Program Manager for the Accessible Transportation Technology Research Initiative (ATTRI). He is also co-leading the Universal Automated Community Transport (UACT) research to develop an operational concept for an inclusive automated community low speed transport application and is involved in research on new technology solutions for wayfinding and navigation guidance for built and pedestrian environments. He is involved in research related to emerging technologies including wireless communications, mapping, positioning and navigation, robotics and artificial intelligence for surface transportation.
Prior to joining FHWA, he worked at General Motors and Chrysler Group. He serves as the expert advisor to the transportation and technology subcommittee, the national taskforce on workforce development for people with disabilities and co-chair of the technology subcommittee, Transportation Research Board committee on accessible transportation and mobility. He is a member of Technology for Aging Taskforce, Autism Cares Interagency Workgroup, Intelligent Robotics & Autonomous Systems (IRAS) Interagency Workgroup, Interagency Committee of Disability Research (ICDR) and Transportation Research Board committee on automated vehicles and a former member of FCC Disability Advisory Committee. He has a patent on wireless multiplex systems and methods for controlling devices in vehicle. He holds a BS in Electronics and Communication Engineering and a MS in Computer Engineering.