David Kuehn

Program Director

Federal Highway Administration

David Kuehn serves as the founding Program Manager for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Exploratory Advanced Research Program. The program focuses on longer term and higher risk research
with the potential for transformational improvements to the transportation system. The Program
Manager serves as the senior advisor to agency leadership and chair of an intramural coordination
group for FHWA research programs; assures communication and coordination of exploratory advanced
research activities; develops and implements the Exploratory Advanced Research Program's research
agenda; fosters partnerships with other Federal agencies, national scientific societies and organizations,
and the academic community in support of the Program; and scans and convenes activities associated
with the program. David has a MPA from University of Southern California and BA from University of
California Irvine.