Research Scientist, AgeLab

Dr. Ashley Nunes studies transportation safety, regulatory policy, and behavioral economics. He has lectured globally on the challenges facing the transportation industry and led research projects sponsored by the Department of Transportation and the Department of Defense. Nunes earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where he examined the scientific merit of raising retirement ages. Dr. Nunes is a contributor to Forbes, Aviation Week/Space Technology and The Hill, and has previously written for NPR, Wired, and the Scientific American among others.


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