Traffax People

About Traffax Inc.

Traffax was formally launched in 2009 to commerialize, manufacture, and sell Bluetooth-based sensors based on technology developed at the University of Maryland.  US and international patent applications for use of Bluetooth for traffic monitoring applications were applied for in 2008, fomally filed in 2009, are currently pending. (http://www.faqs.org/patents/app/20090210141).   

The Traffax Team

Traffax was founded and is managed  by a highly-qualified team of transportation, technology, and business professionals who are uniquely qualfied to propagate the use of a low-cost data collection methodology developed at the University of Maryland that provides an inexpensive and reliable way to directly sample vehicle traveltimes. Our product and approach to business has been guided by extensive experience and understanding of transportation applications and the needs and requirements of transportation and planning agencies and their consultants.    

Peter Carnes, CEO.    Mr. Carnes brings extensive experience in the business and manufacturing sectors, and an impressive track record working in high-technology, rapidly evolving fields. 

Stanley E. Young, PhD, P.E., President. Dr. Young,  president of Traffax Inc, is one of the primary inventors of the BluFAX technology, and lead developer of the BluSTATS Analysis software.   Stan has over 17 years of experience in transportation research and development, with extensive experience in system applications, wireless communications, non-destructive testing, and design of data collection, processing, and display systems.

Donna C. Nelson, PhD, PE, Director of Sales and Marketing. Dr. Donna Nelson joined Traffax staff in 2009.  She brings over twenty eight years experience in transportation engineering and planning, road safety, and intelligent transportation systems.Her experience includes nearly ten years experience as a transportation consultant and researcher supporting Federal, state and locat transportation and incident management agencies,  serving as Director of the Maryland Transportation Technology Transfer Center providing training and technical support to state and local agencies with transportation and incident management responsibilities,  nearly five years experience with ITS America, eight years experience as an academic faculty at Universities where she taught taught undergraduate and graduate courses in transportation engineering, traffic operations, road safety and general civil engineering in the US and Australia.    At Traffax,  she provide application suport for Traffax distributors and customers, to ensure their experience with BluFAX and Traffax products is a success.