Laura Ghosh - Currently working on M.S.

After completing a Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering at Carleton University in 2007, Laura Ghosh worked as a transportation analyst for Kimley-Horn and Associates where she gained experience in the fields of engineering and vehicular accident investigation and reconstruction. She is now pursuing a Master’s Degree in Transportation Engineering at UIUC. Her research focuses on hazardous material cargo tank motor vehicle accidents. She is working with a multidisciplinary team to develop recommendations for a database aimed at determining accident performance of bulk packages used for hazardous materials transportation.

M.S. Thesis:

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACCIDENT DATABASE FOR QUANTITATIVE SAFETY AND RISK ANALYSIS OF HIGHWAY BULK-PACKAGE TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS