Latissha Clark is a Research Assistant at Texas Southern University in the National Transportation Security Center of Excellence. She has obtained her Bachelor of Science in Airway Science Management, and her Master’s of Science in Transportation Planning and Management. Latissha brings a comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of transportation research topics. This hand on development is derived from extensive graduate training at the Center for Transportation Training and Research (CTTR) at Texas Southern. Her multi-year research has focused on homeland security, policy, transit oriented development and geographical information systems. Latissha has implemented alternate project meeting techniques to improve work productivity while providing collaboration assistance to those who are not locally placed, including teleconferences and real-time video. Various job functions included: coordinate decisions on phasing and scheduling of projects; Analyzed and compiled data on various center projects; and developed, prototyped, and tested software interface for trainings. Latissha is currently a committee member of the Aviation Security and Emergency Management Committee at the Transportation Research Board. Clark has worked on the Petrochemical Incident Location System (PILS) it is designed as an interoperable system that will be available to first responders all over the country. It allows stakeholders to acquire information as to the occurrence of incidents involving hazardous materials. This program incorporates Geographic Information Systems (GIS), thus facilitating companies and agencies as they visualize and monitor the incidents. This system allows users to query, analyze and display petrochemical incidents on a base map.
Enhanced Threat and Risk Assessment Certificate 2014 • Threat & Risk Assessment Certificate 2013 • Hazardous Material Shipper Training 2010 •Sports and Special Events Evacuation Certificate 2014 • NIMS ICS-100 • Critical Infrastructure Key Resources Awareness Certificate • Advance Critical Infrastructure Protection 2015 • Master Certificate Infrastructure Protection 2015
Transportation Research Board Aviation Security and Emergency Management Committee