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Team Leader: Kevin B. Wright
Research Implementation Coordinator
Photo of Kevin B. Wright<BR>Research Implementation Coordinator

Identify “early adopter” advocates for the implementation of research recommendations in order to improve VDOT agency operations and efficiency

The principal services provided by this team are:

  • Participate with each of the Research Advisory Committees to consider the implementation potential of all prospective research and technical assistance projects
  • Coordinate with VTRC Research Scientists, Associate Directors, and Project Champions to: 
    - Develop implementation projects
    - Identify “early adopters”
    - Provide support and assistance to early adopters as they resolve operational issues and prove the concept of new technology
    - Transfer research-developed technology to agency practice
  • Identify opportunities to implement technlogy or business pratices that improve VDOT operations 
  • Manage the Implementation budget
  • Coordinate with research professionals to tell the story of implementation
  • Maintain relationships with VDOT practitioners in order to anticipate operational issues  
Kevin B. Wright Research Implementation Coordinator(434)

  • 106697  -  Virginia Connected Corridors – Support for Initial Deployment