ITS Practice Group Leader, Jacobs
Brian Burkhard is a Practice Group Leader for Jacobs in intelligent transportation systems and connected vehicles with 29 years of electrical engineering experience. Brian has worked on the detailed design and specification for many technical solutions for public transportation projects. He helped to plan and design the country’s first connected vehicle communication network integrated with a state highway intelligent transportation system (ITS). He has recently worked on advanced connected vehicle technology projects for AASTHO, NCHRP, Caltrans, Delaware DOT and Port of Oakland. Brian holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana and is a registered professional engineer in eight states. Brian has been active in industry associations such as ITS-America (ITSA), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Women in Transportation Society (WTS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA). Brian is the Membership Chair for the California State chapter of ITS-America and sits on its board.