Kenneth Head

Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering

Director, Craig M Berge Engineering Design Program

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Larry Head is a Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering at the University of Arizona. He has over 30 years of academic and industry experience related to systems engineering, engineering management, adaptive traffic signal control and signal priority, and connected and automated vehicle systems. He has served as Interim Dean of the College of Engineering, Interim Vice Provost for Online Learning, Director of the Transportation Research Institute, and Department Head of the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Arizona. He currently serves on the Arizona Governor’s Task Force for Self -Driving Vehicles, is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Traffic Signal Systems Committee and the Intelligent Transportation Systems Committee, and a past member of the SAE DSRC Technical Committee. He is an Associate Editor of Transportation Research – Part C. He is a member of TRB, SAE, ASEE, INFORMS, IISE, and IEEE.  

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Majors Considered

Most ENGR, Computer Science, Applied Math

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Start Date

January 2021

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