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Aaron Benson

Associate Researcher, Traffic Research Group


Aaron Benson joined the Foundation in August 2017. He received his master’s degree in human factors from George Mason University. Previously, he worked as a research assistant for Leidos, supporting the Federal Highway Administration’s human factors research at its Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center. In that capacity, he assisted with a variety of studies that examined the relationship between roadway/infrastructure designs and driver performance using tools such as driving simulators and field research vehicles. Benson also worked on pedestrian safety research using virtual reality.