Dr. Ashley Nunes is an analyst, writer and commentator specializing in transportation safety, regulatory policy and workforce productivity. With over a decade of academic and industry experience, he has lectured globally on the challenges facing developed economies and has led research projects sponsored by the Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Dr. Nunes holds an academic appointment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Transportation and Logistics. He earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA), where his research examined the scientific merit of raising air traffic controller retirement ages.
Dr. Nunes is a Contributor to Forbes and has previously written for the Washington Post, The Globe and Mail and the Scientific American among others. His long-form content has appeared in the Atlantic, the New Statesman, and the American Scientist and he has been interviewed by the BBC, the New York Times, and the CBC.
Dr. Nunes' current areas of interest include workforce productivity, fatigue management, and the economics of human performance.