Lacee Savage
 COVES Fellow Profile

Lacee Savage

  • M.Eng. candidate, Electronics Engineering
  • Christopher Newport University
  • Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

“The COVES Fellowship allowed me to develop existing skills, incorporate new ones, and gain access to a larger network.”

Summer Responsibilities: Lacee reviewed VDOT’s policies on connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) and conducted research that led her to compile a series of recommendations that will enable the department to upgrade its CAV testing procedures. These recommendations will be considered as part of VDOT’s CAV readiness strategy.

Background: Lacee served as a graduate research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.


  • M.Eng. candidate, Electronics Engineering, Christopher Newport University
  • B.S. Electronics Engineering, Northwestern State University