Working Groups

We provide the opportunity for members to work collaboratively to develop and determine the requirements for national certification programs. Members have the opportunity to shape the future of ITS and IoT technologies and members work with industry leaders and transportation professionals to accelerate their interoperability.

OMNIAIR® CONNECTED VEHICLE CERTIFICATION WORKING GROUP

Mission:

The Certification Working Group (CWG) develops OmniAir Consortium® policy manuals and documents detailing the purpose, scope, process, and instructions associated with the operation of certification services and programs. When OmniAir establishes a new certification program, the CWG initiates and authors the program manuals and documents based on internationally recognized certification body and quality standards.

Working Group Chair:

Frank Perry, WSP (ACTING)

Mr. Frank Perry has 14 years of Connected Vehicle experience along with over 25 years of Systems Engineering and Project Management experience in wireless communication systems. Mr. Perry led the deployment and operations of the original USDOT Connected Vehicle Testbed in Michigan, device Interoperability Testing for the USDOT Safety Pilot Project, Implementation and Testing for a FHWA Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) project, and authored Version 4.1 of the DSRC Roadside Unit (RSU) Specification for FHWA. Mr. Perry is working with Michigan, Minnesota, and several other municipalities to deploy, test, and operate Connected Vehicle systems. He has been part of SAE and IEEE DSRC Standards development since 2004 and is currently a member of the SAE J2735 DSRC Technical Committee, Chair of the SAE Cellular-Vehicle-2-everything (C-V2X) Direct Communication Task Force, and member of the OmniAir Certification and Technical Working Groups.

Group Roster (Alphabetical by Organization)

  • Calvin Nichols, Cohda Wireless
  • Andrew Donaldson, Danlaw, Voting Member
  • Rosario Trapero, DEKRA, Voting Member
  • José Rodrigo, DEKRA
  • Joaquín Torrecilla, DEKRA
  • Aaron Weinfield, DENSO, Voting Member
  • Priya Abraham, GM, Voting Member
  • Aaron Moore, Intertek, Voting Member
  • Bill Henning, Intertek
  • Ralph Buckingham, Intertek
  • Carmine Celozzi, Kapsch
  • Ken Horne, Keysight, Voting Member
  • Hui-Ling Lou, Marvell
  • Manish Kumar, Marvell
  • Rui Cao, Marvell
  • Liwen Chu, Marvell
  • Yi-Ling Chao, Marvell
  • Jinjing Jiang, Marvell
  • Michael Stelts, Panasonic, Voting Member
  • Jaeson Yoo, Penta Security
  • SK Chung, Penta Security
  • Eui-seok Kim, Penta Security
  • SangGyoo Sim, Penta Security
  • EunHee An, Penta Security
  • Jim Lansford, Qualcomm, Voting Member
  • Parthiv Parikh, SGS, Voting Member
  • Brian Dorcey, SGS
  • Kendra Pridemore, UL, Group Chair
  • Andrew Harding, UL, Voting Member
  • Mark Cichon, UL (VM Proxy)

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OMNIAIR® CYBERSECURITY WORKING GROUP

Mission:

The Cybersecurity Working Group (CWG) develops security test specifications and certification criteria for V2X devices such as vehicle onboard units (OBUs) and roadside units (RSUs). The Working Group’s certifications will enable OEMs and suppliers to develop and deploy secure devices used in critical applications. The goal of our specifications will be to define the necessary security criteria for the full lifecycle of V2X deployment.

Working Group Chair:

JIMMY UPTON, INTEGRITY SECURITY SERVICES

Jimmy Upton has over twenty years in the field of information security including hardware design, software optimization, cryptanalysis, and security architecture. His background includes founding and leading an engineering services firm specializing in security. He is experienced in assisting clients in the business tradeoffs related to security features, in addition to the technical aspects. In recent years he has been applying this knowledge to the automotive industry, working with clients to bring appropriate security to connected vehicles. At OmniAir, Jimmy chairs the Cybersecurity Working Group.

Group Roster (Alphabetical by Organization)

  • Greg Kuhlman, Aptiv
  • Charles Parker, Aptiv
  • Steve Barrett, BlackBerry
  • William Lee, BlackBerry
  • James Lepp, BlackBerry, Voting Member
  • Tom Stiemerling, BlackBerry
  • Takashi Suzuki, BlackBerry
  • Miguel Banon, DEKRA, Voting Member
  • Jesus Fernandez, DEKRA
  • Kevin Henry, ESCRYPT, Voting Member
  • Bill Lattin, GHS
  • Erik Schetina, GHS
  • David Sequino, GHS
  • Priya Abraham, GM, Voting Member
  • Teruyuki Kumazawa, Hitachi Solutions
  • Toshiyuki Shiraishi, Hitachi Solutions
  • Steve Johnson, HNTB, Voting Member
  • Manish Kumar, Marvell
  • Ajaz Khan, TUVSUD
  • Arman Aygen, UL
  • Andrew Harding, UL
  • Gonda Lamberink, UL
  • Kendra Pridemore, UL
  • Jared Vogel, UL, Voting Member
  • Jens Buttgereit, Vector
  • John Simion, Vector
  • Liwen Chu, Marvell
  • Jinjing Jiang, Marvell
  • Hui-Ling Lou, Marvell
  • John Neal, NXP, Voting Member
  • Drew Van Duren, OnBoard Security
  • Peter Samson, OnBoard Security, Voting
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  • Michael Stelts, Panasonic
  • Rob Zimmer, Panasonic
  • EunHee Ahn, Penta Security
  • SK Chung, Penta Security
  • Eui-Seok Kim, Penta Security
  • Jeiff Kim, Penta Security
  • SangGyoo Sim, Penta Security
  • Jaeson Yoo, Penta Security
  • Brian Dorcey, SGS
  • Harsh Vipat, Savari, Voting Member
  • Parthiv Parikh, SGS
  • Jason Gerke, TUVSUD
  • Thomas Löffler, Vector
  • Frank Perry, WSP, Voting Member

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OMNIAIR® CONNECTED VEHICLE TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP

Mission:

The working group discusses various technical topics supporting current scope of OmniAir®V2X certification, change requests for technical scope, OmniAir Plugfests and future certification scope.

Working Group Chair:

Mike Brown (ACTING)

Mike Brown is an Institute Engineer for Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). He has been a leader in the development of intelligent systems for over twenty-one years. Mr. Brown has served various federal, state, and commercial clients in projects spanning the areas of Advanced Traffic and Traveler Information Systems, Smart Cities, Cybersecurity, Connected Vehicle Systems, and Vehicle Automation. Mr. Brown is a subject matter expert for numerous standards committees in standards development organizations including Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Working Group Co-chair:

TBD

Group Roster (Alphabetical by Organization)

  • Alain Vouffo, Spirent, Voting Member
  • Andras Takacs, Commsignia
  • Andrew Donaldson, Danlaw
  • Andrew Harding, UL, Voting Member
  • Andy Adrian, NXP
  • Brian Dorcey, SGS
  • Charlie Farnham, HNTB, Voting Member
  • Daniel Kiel, Cohda Wireless
  • Dominic Paulraj, Lear, Voting Member
  • Eui-seok Kim
  • Eunhee Ahn, Penta Security
  • Frank Perry, WSP
  • George Liu, 7layers
  • Greg Kuhlman, Aptiv
  • Hong-Jong Jeong, Wayties
  • Hui-Ling Lou, Marvell
  • Michael Venus, Siemens
  • Nazeer Shaik, Lear
  • Parthiv Parikh, SGS, Voting Member
  • Peddina, Vamsi, LEAR
  • Pham, Linh N, Aptiv
  • Priya Abraham, GM
  • Ralph Buckingham, Intertek
  • Ray Bradway, Aptiv
  • Robbie Payne, Intertek
  • Rodrigo Simón José Aurelio, DEKRA
  • Rosario Trapero, DEKRA, Voting Member
  • Rui Cao, Marvell
  • Ryan Claypool, Intertek
  • Ryan Hall, OmniAir
  • SangGyoon Sim, Penta Security
  • Scott Laforest, Aptiv
  • SK Chung, Penta Security
  • Sridhar Reddy, Savari
  • Stephen Novosad, HNTB
  • Jae-Hwan Yoon, LGE
  • Jaeson Yoo, Penta Security
  • James Lepp, Blackberry
  • Jason Graves, DENSO Jeffrey Bellone, USDOT
  • Jim Lansford, Qualcomm, Voting Member
  • Jinjing Jiang, Marvell
  • John Simion, Vector
  • José Darío Sarmiento Merenguel, DEKRA
  • Kemal Tepe, Danlaw
  • Ken Horne, Keysight
  • Kendra Pridemore, UL
  • Kevin Henry, Escrypt, Voting Member
  • Lisa Ward, Rohde & Schwarz
  • Liwen Chu, Marvell
  • Lyn Nguyen, DENSO
  • Manish Kumar, Marvell
  • Michael Stelts, Panasonic, Voting Member
  • Steve Murray, Anritsu
  • Tamás Pályi, Commsignia
  • Ted Osinski, MetLabs, Voting Member
  • Terry MacCaulay, DENSO
  • Thomas Brueggen, Rohde & Schwarz
  • Thomas Löffler, Vector
  • Todd Kwak, BV Korea
  • Torrecilla Torregrosa Joaquín, DEKRA
  • Vishal Walter, Savari
  • Wolfgang Buckel, Siemens
  • Yi-Ling Chao, Marvell

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OMNIAIR® TOLLING AND EMERGING PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES WORKING GROUP

Mission:

Focused on the development of strategies, requirements, recommendations, and test specifications that will lead to nationwide interoperability among toll agencies. The Tolling and Emerging Payment Technologies working group (TEPTWG) will provide input and guidance on the OmniAir tolling certification program, as well as evaluate and make recommendations on best tolling practices and new technologies.

Working Group Chair:

Tom Hutchinson, HNTB

Tom Hutchinson serves as toll services lead and associate vice president, based in HNTB’s Atlanta office. For the last 15 years, Tom has helped public sector owners around the country plan for, deliver, and operate toll projects and express lane systems. He is actively involved with IBTTA, and at OmniAir, Tom chairs the Tolling and Emerging Payment Technologies Working Group

Group Roster (Alphabetical by Organization)

  • Jeff Gerbracht, Bay Area Metro
  • Paul Steinberg, Carma
  • PJ Wilkins, E-ZPass Group
  • Jake Royer, E-ZPass Group
  • Jaime Borras, GeoToll
  • Richard Carrier, GeoToll
  • Dan Toohey, Kapsch.net
  • Ted Osinski, Met Labs
  • Mark Muriello, Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Alain Vouffo, Spirent
  • Stephen Lockhart, Star Systems
  • Thomas Loeffler, Vector
  • John Simion, Vector
  • Anthony Gasiorowski, WSP
  • Brian Reed, WSP
  • Frank Perry, WSP
  • Tom Timcho, WSP

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