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David Klinikowski

Assistant Research Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Larson Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

dxk6@psu.edu

814-863-1898

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Heavy vehicle research and testing, structural durability, reliability, vehicle emissions, design, instrumentation, electric vehicles, alternative fuels, pavement surface characteristics

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University, 1986

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Kevin Barnum, Samuel McLaughlin, Chun Tai, Marcus Johansson, Magnus Christensen, Andre Boehman, Steve Kirby, Suresh Iyer and David J Klinikowski, 2011, "Effects of Biomass Fuels on Engine & System Out Emissions for Short Term Endurance"

Conference Proceedings

  • Partha Mishra, Suresh S Iyer and David J Klinikowski, , "Uncertainties in Emission Measurements in a Partial Flow Sampling System", Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, PA, USA, pp. 8
  • David J Klinikowski, Suresh S Iyer and V Madhadevan, , "Recovery of tail pipe species concentrations signals and its effect on emissions calculations from raw exhaust gas streams during chassis dynamometer tests"

Manuscripts

  • Lokanath Mohanta, Suresh Iyer, Partha Mishra and David J Klinikowski, 2014, "Uncertainties in Measurements of Chassis Dynamometer Tests"

Research Projects

  • January 2018 - September 2020, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • October 2013 - December 2019, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • October 2016 - September 2019, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • April 2018 - June 2018, "Data Collection on the New Flyer 60’ H2 Bus Model XHE 60 Fully Instrumented.," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 12-year, 350,000-mile Evaluation on a Kiepe Electric , I nc., Dual Mode BGattery Trolley Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Kiepe Electric Inc.).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 12-year, 500,000-mile Evaluation on a Grande West Transportation Group, Inc., Vicinity Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Grande West Transportation Group).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 12-year, 500,000-mile Evaluation on a Motor Coach Industries, D45- CRT LE Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 5-year, 150,000-mile Evaluation on a New England Wheels, Inc., Frontrunner Model Bus.," (Sponsor: New England Wheels, Inc.).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 7-year, 200,000-mile Evaluation on a Double K, Inc. D/B/A Hometown Trolley & Coach. Hometown Villager Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Double K, Inc.).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 7-year, 200,000-mile Evaluation on an ElDorado National ( KS), Inc., Aero Elite 320 Model Bus.," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a Partial 12-year, 500,000-mile Evaluation on a Gillig, LLC.,29' Low Floor Electric Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Gillig Corporation).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Performing a 7-year, 200,000-mile Evaluation on a Glaval Bus, A Division of Forest River, Entourage Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • April 2018 - August 2018, "Perform a 12-year, 500,000-mile Evaluation on a BYD Coach and Bus, LLC, K11 Model Bus," (Sponsor: BYD Coach and Bus, LLC).
  • April 2018 - May 2018, "Perform Partial 12-year, 500,000- mile Evaluation on Proterra, Inc., 35-foot Catalyst FC," (Sponsor: Proterra, Inc.).
  • October 2015 - September 2018, "Continued Operation of the FTA New Model Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • July 2017 - November 2018, "Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Class 8 Tractor," (Sponsor: NG1 Technologies).
  • July 2017 - December 2018, "Emissions and Fuel Economy Testing of BAE Systems Diesel Hybrid Bus," (Sponsor: BAE Systems).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 10-year, 350,000-mile Evaluation on a ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC Model Bus.," (Sponsor: ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Perform a 7-year, 200,000-mile Test on a REV Bus Group-Champion/Goshen, Champion Defender/Goshen G-Force Model Bus," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Performing a 7-year, 200,000-mile Evaluation test on a Starcraft Bus (A Division of Forest River, Inc.), Allstar MVP XL Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Starcraft Bus).
  • April 2018 - April 2018, "Performing a Partial 12-year, 500,000-mile test on a/an Gillig, LLC, Low Floor Hybrid Model Bus.," (Sponsor: Gillig Corporation).
  • August 2016 - May 2017, "Perform 12-year, 500,000-mile test on XHE60 model New Flyer of America Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • October 2016 - January 2017, "Perform 7-year, 200,000-mile test on LF Transport Model Champion Bus," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • January 2016 - September 2017, "BAE Hydrogen Bus Test," (Sponsor: CALSTART, Inc.).
  • July 2016 - May 2017, "Friction Equipment Evaluations," (Sponsor: Federal Highway Administration).
  • March 2017 - March 2017, "Perform a 10-year, 350,000-mile Evaluation of a Blue Bird Body Company Gasoline Vision Model Bus," (Sponsor: Blue Bird Corporation).
  • March 2017 - June 2017, "Perform Chassis Dynamometer Testing on a 40-foot Diesel Hybrid Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • September 2017 - November 2017, "Airbag Deployment Study," (Sponsor: COP: State Police).
  • November 2016 - June 2017, "Performance of RLD Analysis and Fuel Economy Test on 12-year CNG Model Karsan Bus," (Sponsor: Heksagon Muhendislik ve Tasarm A.S.).
  • July 2016 - June 2017, "Brake Testing of a Class 8 Tractor," (Sponsor: Ben Franklin Technology Center of Central & Northern Pennsylvania, Inc.).
  • May 2016 - June 2016, "Perform Partial 7-year, 200,000-mile Evaluation on World Trans T24 Model Bus," (Sponsor: Collins Bus Corporation).
  • February 2016 - August 2016, "TBD," (Sponsor: BYD Company Limited).
  • November 2015 - June 2016, "Temsa Global Independent Durability Test - Amendment," (Sponsor: TEMSA Global).
  • January 2016 - June 2016, "Testing and Evaluation of Karsan CNG Bus," (Sponsor: Heksagon Muhendislik ve Tasarm A.S.).
  • February 2016 - December 2016, "Tractive Force Measurement on a Bus," (Sponsor: Heksagon Muhendislik ve Tasarm A.S.).
  • March 2016 - June 2016, "Airbag Deployment Research," (Sponsor: COP: State Police).
  • March 2016 - June 2016, "Airbag Deployment Research (two additional tests)," (Sponsor: COP: State Police).
  • January 2016 - June 2016, "Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Class 8 Truck," (Sponsor: NG1 Technologies).
  • September 2016 - December 2016, "Emissions and Fuel Economy Testing of Diesel Bus," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  • January 2016 - June 2016, "Evaluation of a Prevost X3-45 Commuter Bus," (Sponsor: Prevost Car).
  • January 2016 - July 2016, "Evaluation of Champion Bus Ford E-Series Bus," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • July 2016 - September 2016, "Four-year, 100,000-mile test on Arboc Specialty Vehicles, Spirit of Independence model bus," (Sponsor: ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC).
  • May 2016 - August 2016, "Perform 7-year, 200,000-mile Test on World Trans T24 Model Bus," (Sponsor: Collins Bus Corporation).
  • March 2016 - July 2016, "Perform a 10-year, 350,000-mile Evaluation of a Glaval Concorde II Model Bus," (Sponsor: Forest River, Inc.).
  • April 2016 - September 2016, "Perform 12-year, 500-000-mile Evaluation of BAE Artic Model Bus," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • March 2016 - April 2016, "Perform 5-year, 150,000-mile Evaluation of Starcraft Bus Starlite Transit Model Bus," (Sponsor: Starcraft Bus).
  • February 2016 - September 2016, "Operate Strain Gauged 40' Model Bus over Durability Track and through Double Lane Change," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • April 2016 - September 2016, "Perform 12-year, 500,000-mile Evaluation of Axess FC Model Bus," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • February 2016 - August 2016, "Seven year, 200,000 mile Test of Champion Bus, LF Ford F-Series," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • March 2016 - June 2016, "Perform a7-year, 200,000-mile Evaluation of a Glaval Titan II LF Model Bus," (Sponsor: Forest River, Inc.).
  • March 2016 - May 2016, "Perform a 4-year, 100,000-mile Evaluation of a Dodge Grand Caravan Model Bus," (Sponsor: Lone Star Handicap Vans LLC).
  • April 2016 - June 2016, "Perform a 4-year, 100,000-mile Evaluation of a Ram Promaster Model Bus," (Sponsor: Lone Star Handicap Vans LLC).
  • August 2015 - October 2015, "Bus Testing and Research," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • July 2015 - December 2015, "Fuel Economy Testing of 12-Year Articulated Diesel Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • July 2015 - December 2015, "Fuel Economy Testing of 12-Year Articulated Diesel Bus (Supplement)," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • April 2015 - December 2015, "Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Chevrolet Truck," (Sponsor: TEC Products Group, Inc.).
  • May 2015 - October 2015, "Crashworthiness in Accordance with the Standard Bus Procurement Guidelines for Low-Floor Diesel Buses," (Sponsor: Heksagon Muhendislik ve Tasarm A.S.).
  • May 2015 - August 2015, "Crashworthiness Research Tests in Accordance with ASTM Designation F2656-07," (Sponsor: Ross Technology Corp.).
  • July 2015 - August 2015, "Dynamic Friction Testing for American Civil Contractors West Coast," (Sponsor: American Civil Constructors West Coast).
  • September 2012 - April 2015, "Advanced Low-Floor Vehicle (ALFV) Specification Research, Suresh Iyer," (Sponsor: Research Innovation and Technology Administration (U.S. DOT: RITA)).
  • December 2014 - January 2015, "Fuel Consumption Studies on a United States Postal Service Van with Ford Engine using USPS Driving Cycle?," (Sponsor: Booz Allen and Hamilton, Inc).
  • January 2013 - December 2015, "," (Sponsor: University Transportation Centers, Mineta National Transit Research Consortium).
  • September 2014 - December 2015, "Bus Research and Testing Center," (Sponsor: Federal Transit Administration).
  • January 2014 - March 2015, "Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Friction, Texture, and Profile Measurement Equipment Loan Program," (Sponsor: Federal Highway Administration).
  • April 2014 - June 2014, "Full Scale Crash Test of Barrier," (Sponsor: Ross Security Systems).
  • August 2013 - January 2014, "Chassis Dynamometer Based Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Truck Fueled by DME," (Sponsor: Battelle - Oak Ridge National Laboratory).
  • April 2014 - June 2014, "Standard Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers," (Sponsor: Ross Technology Corp.).
  • March 2012 - July 2014, "Electrical and Thermal Management of a Lithium Titanate Prismatic Cell Battery System," (Sponsor: Research Innovation and Technology Administration (U.S. DOT: RITA)).
  • January 2014 - May 2014, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Thomas Built Buses, Inc.).
  • October 2011 - September 2014, "Operation of the Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • January 2012 - December 2013, "Center for Advanced Transit Vehicle Technology," (Sponsor: San Jose State University Foundation).
  • November 2012 - January 2013, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Blue Bird Corporation).
  • November 2012 - February 2013, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Blue Bird Corporation).
  • February 2013 - April 2013, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • December 2012 - March 2013, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • August 2012 - June 2013, "Airbag Deployment Testing," (Sponsor: COP: State Police).
  • November 2012 - January 2013, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • July 2012 - June 2013, "Validation of Optimal Fuel Economy Estimates for a Dual Fuel System (Revised from Process Development for Build-Out of Optimal CNG-Diesel Dual-Fuel Application)," (Sponsor: Ben Franklin Technology Center of Central & Northern Pennsylvania, Inc.).
  • July 2013 - December 2013, "Crash Test in accordance with ASTM F2656 Standard," (Sponsor: Ross Technology Corp.).
  • August 2013 - December 2013, "New Flyer Static Tow Eye Testing," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • February 2013 - April 2013, "Proposal for Emissions Testing Articulated Bus- New Flyer Industries Inc.," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • August 2010 - June 2013, "Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) of Vehicle Anti-Ram Barriers," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of State).
  • December 2012 - January 2013, "Operations of the FTA Testing Program," (Sponsor: Ride Solution, Inc.).
  • August 2012 - September 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Viewpoint Mobility, LLC).
  • June 2012 - June 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Winnebago Industries, Inc.).
  • October 2011 - January 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • July 2011 - April 2012, "New Flyer Fuel Economy Testing," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • December 2011 - February 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • April 2012 - May 2012, "Chassis Dynamometer-Based Emissions Tests, and Test Track-Based Fuel Economy Noise, and Performance Tests on a Forty-Foot CNG Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • September 2012 - December 2012, "Emissions Testing of Diesel Bus," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • October 2012 - December 2012, "Emissions Testing of Diesel Bus with Navistar Engine," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • January 2012 - March 2012, "Emissions Testing of Nova Articulated Bus," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • January 2012 - March 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • May 2012 - July 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • May 2012 - September 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Prevost Car).
  • March 2012 - March 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: ROUSH CleanTech, LLC).
  • July 2012 - October 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: DesignLine International Holdings, LLC).
  • August 2012 - November 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • October 2011 - January 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • January 2012 - March 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • May 2012 - July 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • April 2012 - July 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • February 2012 - April 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • December 2011 - January 2012, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Daimler Buses North America Ltd.).
  • October 2009 - September 2012, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • June 2012 - August 2012, "Voith Turbo Fuel/Performance Testing," (Sponsor: Voith Turbo, Inc.).
  • January 2012 - December 2012, "Center for Advanced Transit Vehicle Technology," (Sponsor: San Jose State University Foundation).
  • March 2012 - April 2012, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Gillig Corporation).
  • October 2010 - January 2011, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Gillig Corporation).
  • September 2008 - September 2011, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program FY 08," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • October 2011 - November 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Daimler Buses North America Ltd.).
  • February 2011 - May 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Collins Bus Corporation).
  • October 2011 - November 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • September 2011 - October 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • May 2011 - August 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Elkhart Coach).
  • February 2011 - April 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • April 2011 - August 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Proterra, Inc.).
  • January 2011 - March 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Independent Protection Co., Inc.).
  • January 2011 - March 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  • June 2011 - September 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • October 2011 - December 2011, "Nova Fuel Economy and Noise Test," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • August 2011 - November 2011, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Gillig Corporation).
  • September 2011 - December 2011, "Conti Half Shape Bridge Barrier (HS-1) Full Scale Crash Testing According to MASH TL-3 Criteria," (Sponsor: Conti Enterprises, Inc.).
  • June 2011 - September 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Goshen Coach).
  • June 2011 - August 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Navistar Corporation).
  • July 2011 - November 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • December 2010 - February 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Viewpoint Mobility, LLC).
  • August 2010 - December 2011, "Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) of Vehicle Anti-Ram Barriers," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of State).
  • August 2010 - July 2011, "Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) of Vehicle Anti-Ram Barriers," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of State).
  • February 2011 - May 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • February 2011 - March 2011, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • July 2010 - July 2011, "Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) of Vehicle Anti-Ram Barriers," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of State).
  • October 2009 - February 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • September 2010 - December 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • April 2010 - July 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • December 2009 - March 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • January 2010 - March 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Turtle Top).
  • March 2010 - March 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program - Non STURRA Test," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • January 2010 - January 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program-FUEL ECONOMY TESTING," (Sponsor: Wrights Group Limited).
  • February 2010 - April 2010, "Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers," (Sponsor: Meridian Rapid Defense Group, LLC).
  • September 2010 - December 2010, "Comparative Fuel Efficiency Tests for Volvo Construction Equpment North America," (Sponsor: Volvo Construction Equipment).
  • August 2010 - November 2010, "Heavy-Vehicle Chassis Dynamometer Testing," (Sponsor: Volvo Construction Equipment).
  • February 2010 - September 2010, "Comparative Chassis Dynamometer based Emissions tests on a Truck with Diesel and Biodiesel," (Sponsor: Volvo Powertrain North America).
  • December 2009 - February 2010, "Comparative Chassis Dynamometer Tests on a Double Deck Bus, Coach USA," (Sponsor: Cameron Dynamics, LLC).
  • January 2010 - April 2010, "Chassis Dynamometer Testing for FEV, Inc.," (Sponsor: FEV, Inc.).
  • January 2010 - June 2010, "Airbag Deployment," (Sponsor: COP: State Police).
  • January 2010 - June 2010, "Airbag Deployment," (Sponsor: COP: State Police).
  • June 2009 - February 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • October 2010 - November 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • August 2010 - December 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: North American Bus Industries, Inc.).
  • February 2010 - March 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • April 2010 - June 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Diamond Coach Corporation).
  • July 2010 - October 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Double K, Inc.).
  • March 2010 - May 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Goshen Coach).
  • December 2009 - February 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • July 2010 - July 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • June 2010 - September 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • April 2010 - August 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Daimler Buses North America Ltd.).
  • July 2010 - September 2010, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: ARBOC Mobility LLC).
  • October 2004 - September 2010, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program (Continuation) Mod 1," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • August 2010 - December 2010, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Foton America Bus Company, Inc.).
  • October 2008 - September 2010, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • October 2006 - September 2010, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • October 2007 - September 2010, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • July 2009 - September 2009, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Gillig Corporation).
  • June 2009 - September 2009, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Blue Bird Corporation).
  • July 2009 - July 2009, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program (Fuel Economy Test)," (Sponsor: Gillig Corporation).
  • January 2009 - September 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Braun Corporation).
  • August 2009 - August 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: ARBOC Mobility LLC).
  • January 2009 - September 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • June 2009 - September 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • June 2009 - July 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • May 2009 - July 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Goshen Coach).
  • February 2009 - March 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Freedom Motors USA, Inc.).
  • September 2009 - October 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Freedom Motors USA, Inc.).
  • June 2009 - July 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Starcraft Bus).
  • February 2009 - August 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • September 2009 - December 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Navistar Corporation).
  • October 2009 - December 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Midway Specialty Vehicles, LLC).
  • July 2006 - June 2009, "Phase II Hydrogen Fueling Station and Fleet Demonstration," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Community and Economic Development).
  • January 2009 - September 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Viewpoint Mobility, LLC).
  • March 2009 - July 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Wrights Group Limited).
  • July 2009 - October 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Turtle Top).
  • June 2009 - September 2009, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: TMC Group, Inc.).
  • August 2008 - September 2008, "Side Impact Test of Transit Bus in Accordance with Sec 5.4.1.2 Standard Bus Procurement Guidelines," (Sponsor: DesignLine International Holdings, LLC).
  • August 2008 - November 2008, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program under Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • August 2008 - September 2008, "Operations of the FTA Bus Testing Program under Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Eclipse Specialty Vehicles, LLC).
  • November 2007 - June 2008, "Full-Scale Impact Testing in Accordance with Certification Standard "Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers and Gates," SD-STD-02.01, Revision A," (Sponsor: Nasatka Barriers, Inc.).
  • May 2008 - December 2008, "Comparative Fuel Consumption Tests on Two Class-8 Tractors, Mack Trucks, Inc.," (Sponsor: Mack Trucks, Inc.).
  • March 2008 - June 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Chrysler LLC$).
  • January 2008 - March 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-03-7005," (Sponsor: Braun Corporation).
  • November 2007 - February 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Alexander Dennis Limited).
  • December 2007 - March 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Double K, Inc.).
  • January 2008 - April 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • March 2008 - May 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • April 2008 - April 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  • November 2007 - February 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement # PA-03-7005," (Sponsor: Alexander Dennis Limited).
  • December 2007 - March 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement # PA-03-7005," (Sponsor: Double K, Inc.).
  • November 2007 - February 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  • January 2008 - May 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • October 2007 - January 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • January 2008 - March 2008, "Bus Testing under FTS Agreement # PA-03-7005," (Sponsor: Braun Corporation).
  • November 2007 - February 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  • January 2008 - May 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • October 2007 - January 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • March 2008 - May 2008, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-04-7007-00," (Sponsor: Azure Dynamics).
  • May 2008 - June 2008, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • July 2008 - September 2008, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: ARBOC Mobility LLC).
  • October 2008 - November 2008, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • June 2008 - October 2008, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Nova Bus).
  • June 2008 - October 2008, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program," (Sponsor: Stallion Bus Industries, LLC).
  • October 2004 - September 2007, "Operation of the FTA Bus Testing Program (Continuation)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation).
  • May 2007 - July 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Azure Dynamics).
  • April 2007 - July 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Blue Bird Corporation).
  • December 2006 - February 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • January 2007 - April 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Champion Bus, Inc.).
  • April 2007 - July 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement # PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Blue Bird Corporation).
  • July 2007 - October 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement # PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: DesignLine International Holdings, LLC).
  • August 2007 - September 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement # PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Federal Coach, LLC).
  • May 2007 - September 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement # PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: North American Bus Industries, Inc.).
  • November 2007 - December 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-03-7002," (Sponsor: Liberty Motor Company, Inc.).
  • January 2007 - April 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Millennium Transit Services, LLC).
  • August 2007 - September 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Federal Coach, LLC).
  • November 2007 - December 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-04-7006," (Sponsor: Liberty Motor Company, Inc.).
  • May 2007 - July 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Dallas Smith Corp).
  • July 2007 - October 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: DesignLine International Holdings, LLC).
  • February 2007 - June 2007, "Fuel Consumption and NOx Emissions Tests for NOx-OUT" Catalyst"," (Sponsor: Mass Media Underwriters, Inc.$).
  • March 2007 - June 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • October 2006 - April 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Optima Bus, LLC).
  • April 2007 - May 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • September 2007 - October 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • May 2007 - September 2007, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: North American Bus Industries, Inc.).
  • June 2007 - September 2007, "Testing of Trailer Brakes for the Rapidly Emplaced Barrier System," (Sponsor: Apex Fabrication and Design, Inc.).
  • July 2006 - August 2006, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Optima Bus, LLC).
  • June 2006 - July 2006, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries, Ltd.).
  • May 2006 - July 2006, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Supreme Corporation).
  • August 2006 - October 2006, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Glaval Bus Inc.).
  • July 2006 - September 2006, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: El Dorado National).
  • June 2006 - July 2006, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Molly Corporation).
  • May 2006 - September 2006, "Bus Testing under FTA Agreement #PA-31-7005," (Sponsor: Motor Coach Industries).
  •   -  , "Chassis Dynamometer based Fuel Economy and Emissions Tests on a Truck Fueled by DME," (Sponsor: Volvo Group Truck Technologies).
  •   -  , ""Performance, Fuel Economy, Noise, and emissions of a CNG bus on Transit Driving Cycles"," (Sponsor: NewFlyer of America).
  •   -  , ""Effect of choked diesel particulate filter on fuel economy and emissions on an articulated chassis bus"," (Sponsor: NewFlyer Industries).
  •   -  , ""Emissions Tests using Transit Driving Cycles on an Articulated Bus with Diesel fuel for NYCransit Authority"," (Sponsor: New Flyer Industries).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Member, LTI Management, Larson Transportation Institute, Strategic Managment Committee, January 2012 - 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, LTI Management, Larson Transportation Institute, Strategic Managment Committee, January 2012 - 2017

Service to External Organizations:

  • Panelist, Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), October 2013 - December 2014
 


 

About

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891