WTI

Systems Engineering Development and Integration Program


Program Staff

Doug Galarus

M.Sc., Computer Science
M.A.T., Mathematics Education
B.A., Mathematics

Mr. Galarus has nearly 20 years of experience in information technology development, testing, implementation and management. He has extensive experience as the project lead for mobile data communications systems, database-driven web sites, web site design, desktop applications, kiosk development, PDA and Tablet PC based development, and interactive CD-ROMs. At the Western Transportation Institute, he has applied his technical expertise to the development of specific applications for transportation safety, including improved tools for road weather management and road ecology. Mr. Galarus holds Master’s degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics Education, and is Program Manager for the Systems Engineering, Development and Integration Program at WTI.

Mr. Galarus specializes in the following areas:

Larry Hayden

M.Sc., Electrical Engineering
B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Larry G. Hayden has more than 20 years of experience as a Senior Design Engineer, specializing in telecommunications, radio frequency and microwave circuitry. He has a strong background in mechanical engineering issues and excellent troubleshooting skills. He has extensive experience in private industry product development, including eight years at Ball Aerospace, where he developed components for telecommunications satellites. Currently, Mr. Hayden serves as a Research Associate II in the Systems Group at the WTI, where he focuses on the analysis and development of telecommunications systems for transportation applications. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from North Dakota State University.

Mr. Hayden specializes in the following areas:

Dr. Bill Jameson

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics
M.Sc., Physics

Dr. Jameson has more than 40 years of experience in telecommunications development, testing, design, implementation and evaluation. He has extensive experience in public and private communications in both rural and urban environments, having directed and designed systems for city, county and state-wide deployments. For the State of Michigan, Dr. Jameson directed the state's telecommunications system/network and consulted with the Departments of State Police and Treasury (Enforcement Division) on their radio and communications system designs. He also investigated the potential use of highway right-of-way for placement of optical fiber to be used by state entities and shared with telecommunications providers. Currently, Dr. Jameson serves as a Senior Research Scientist at the WTI, specializing in the development of telecommunications systems for transportation applications. Dr. Jameson holds a Doctorate in Applied Mathematics from Iowa State University, and a Master's Degree in Physics from the University of Texas.

Dr. Jameson’s focus areas include:

Leann A. F. Koon

M.Sc., Agricultural Education
B.S., Agricultural Education

Ms. Leann Koon is a Research Associate for the Systems Engineering, Development and Integration group at WTI, where she assists with technical writing, editing, and general research on projects. Ms. Koon has taught and coordinated classroom and laboratory education and training for secondary and post-secondary students. She holds both an undergraduate and a Master’s degree in Agricultural Education from Montana State University and has applied research experience in microbiology, plant and crop sciences, and post-secondary education.

Ms. Koon specializes in:

Daniell Richter

B.S., Computer Science

Mr. Daniell Richter has over 20 years of experience in information systems, including system design and integration, documentation, implementation, and maintenance. As a Research Associate at the WTI, he has focused on technology development, working to design and develop unique software applications, conduct system evaluation and analysis, create user documentation and implement a practical method of documenting the software development process. Mr. Richter holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Delaware.

Mr. Richter’s focus areas are:

Contact: 406-994-5268