Executive Leadership
Raj Rajkumar, T-SET Director
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Raj Rajkumar is the director of Pittsburgh's T-SET University Transportation Center, and a George Westinghouse professor at CMU's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Raj also serves as Co-Director of the General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Information Technology Collaborative Research Laboratory. His work is primarily in cyber-physical systems, such as autonomous driving and vehicular networks, and wireless/sensor networks, including the creation of Nano-RK, the reservation-based real-time operating system (RTOS). Raj has won six best paper awards, and his paper on Priority Inheritance Protocols proposed a solution to 'priority inversion problem,' allowing for the success of the 1997 Mars Pathfinder Mission.
Dan Lee, T-SET Penn Director
Stan Caldwell, T-SET Executive Director
Stan Caldwell is the Executive Director of Traffic21 and the T-SET University Transportation Center, managing the daily operations at both research centers. He started the highly acclaimed Traffic21 blog. In 2014, Stan was appointed Adjunct Professor of Transportation and Public Policy at CMU, where he teaches courses and advises student projects. Additionally, Stan serves as the Director of State Relations for CMU's office of Government Affairs. Before joining CMU, Stan served as the Executive Director to U.S. Senator Arlen Specter's Pittsburgh Office, in addition to serving for many other Pennsylvania elected officials. Stan received his Master of Public Policy and Management degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
Courtney Ehrlichman, T-SET Deputy Executive Director
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Courtney Ehrlichman is Traffic21 and T-SET's Deputy Executive Director. Courtney was previously a researcher and Special Faculty at CMU, where she spun out the Flight School Fellowship in 2010, which she still directs today. She has also designed and managed projects at a number of non-profit organizations including the Friendship Development Associates, cityLAB, Waffle Shop, Conflict Kitchen, and Red Star Ironworks. Overall, Ms. Ehrlichman has personally raised more than $2.5 million in federal, state, and private funds to implement the projects she has designed and managed. She earned a Master of Public Management degree from the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor's degree in Urban Planning and Architectural Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.