Laura Fay, M.S.
Cold Climate Operations and Systems Program Manager, Research Scientist
Laura Fay, Research Scientist, serves as the Program Manager for the Cold Climate Operations and Systems research group at the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University. She is also the Associate Director for the Center for Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates University Transportation Center. Mrs. Fay holds a M.S. in Environmental Science and Health from the University of Nevada, Reno and a B.S. in Earth Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has over a decade of transportation related research experience and a demonstrated publication record in the areas of winter maintenance operations and environmental issues related to maintenance operations and materials, and low volume roads.
Mrs. Fay is an active member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) under the National Academies and serves on the Low Volume Roads Committee and the Winter Maintenance Committee. Additionally, she is a founding member of the Unpaved Road Institute.
Research Focus Affiliations
- Cold Climate Operations & Systems
- Infrastructure Longevity and Sustainability