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Battelle Solvers

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Param Sankar

Param Sankar , Senior Program Manager

Param Sankar has a 20-year track record of leading people and projects to solve problems in the areas of operations strategy, process improvement, decision-analytics, data management, and technology applications. His key expertise areas include data analytics, big data and information strategy, transportation operations, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), work zone operations, benefit-cost analysis, performance measurement, and project/program management. Param serves as Deputy Contract Manager on the FHWA Operations Support contract and also leads the big data and analytics strategy for our transportation business line.
William “Bill” Gibbs, Sr.

William “Bill” Gibbs, Sr. , Senior Research Scientist

William “Bill” Gibbs, Sr. is an accomplished senior software developer with more than 18 years of professional experience as a developer, lead engineer and task leader. Now a Senior Research Scientist in the Battelle Transportation Operations group, he has been active with Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects for the last 10 years and has made significant contributions to the success of numerous Battelle projects. He served as the lead engineer for RESCUME, an ITS project which warns first responders if a vehicle has a lane violation or speed violation during road-side response, and INFLO, a near real-time Queue Detection and Warning demonstration project in Seattle. Bill has intimate knowledge of current ITS standards and equipment and how they relate to real-world scenarios as well as extensive experience working on Department of Defense (DoD) projects since 1998. He has applied his expertise to a variety of programs ranging from embedded systems to high-level graphical user interface development. His hardware experience includes motion controllers, robotics, smart phones, X-Ray imaging, image capture devices and custom hardware. He is currently focused on the development, implementation and testing of V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle) and V2I (Vehicle to Infrastructure) communication messages.