Brian Davis

Brian Davis
Associate Director, Human Factors Safety Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering


Brian Davis is associate director of the Human Factors Safety Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research focuses on the development of technologies and systems to improve transportation safety and mobility. This work includes applications such as high-accuracy roadway mapping, driver assist and lane-departure warning, connected vehicles and telemetry, safety data reporting, and transportation safety.

Davis is the vehicle manager for the MnCAV Ecosystem, overseeing all aspects of the program’s connected and automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan. He holds a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota.