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Wesley Kumfer

Wesley Kumfer

Academic Information

Degree Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
Academic Focus: Transportation


Research Interests

Kumfer is a Ph.D. candidate from Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is currently researching traffic safety, particularly crash prediction and the relationships between safety and driver demographic and behavioral variables. The purpose of this research is to provide statistical models and tools that can be used for adjusting driver education and licensing policies, as well as aiding in crash prevention and analysis. In addition to this work, Kumfer studies standard traffic analysis and safety education for the Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration through the Region 6 University Transportation Center.