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Lawrence J. Harman

Co-Director, GeoGraphics Laboratory
Bridgewater State University

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Research and Background

In the past twenty years, as co-director of the GeoGraphics Laboratory at Bridgewater State University, Mr. Harman has managed leading research applications of geo-spatial analysis, remote sensing data collection systems, and advanced technology applications using small unmanned aircraft systems. He has been active in the National Academies Transportation Research Board (TRB) activities for 40 years. He is currently on the TRB's subcommittee on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). He served as chair of TRB's Accessible Transportation and Mobility (ATM) Committee and was a member of the Transportation and Land Development Committee and the Rural Public Transportation Committee. Mr. Harman has participated in leadership roles with the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) including a Synthesis Study of Geographic Information Systems in Transit and a Synthesis Study of Mobile Data Terminals in Transit. He served on the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) panel. He has been a principal investigator for National Highway Institute and National Transit Institute projects. He teaches transportation geography, GIS/GPS for Public Administration, and applications of small unmanned aircraft system at the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Lawrence J. Harman
31 Green Park,
Newton, Massachusetts 02458-2605