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Zachary Doerzaph


Center for Advanced Automotive Research

Dr. Zachary Doerzaph is the Director of the Center for Advanced Automotive Research (CAAR) at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). As Director, Doerzaph coordinates a research portfolio focused on measuring and improving the performance of next generation vehicle systems. His research projects emphasize safety as it relates to the interactions between driver, vehicle, and infrastructure. He focuses his efforts on the design, development, and evaluation of connected vehicles, collision avoidance systems, automated driving systems, driver interfaces, and driver behavior monitoring and evaluation. Presently Doerzaph is working with his team of researchers on a variety of technologies that will improve transportation for all users in the near-term and far into the future.