Harshitha Girithara Gopalan | Staff

Statistician Intermediate


(734) 763-6079, fax (734) 647-3330


  • MS, Biostatistics, University of Louisville
  • MBA,  Marketing , Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India
  • BS, Mathematics, M.O.P Vaishnav College for Women

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Harshitha Girithara Gopalan joined UMTRI in 2019 as a Statistician in the Center for the Managements of Information for Safe and Sustainable Transportation (CMISST) group. Her current role in projects involves a variety of data-oriented tasks throughout the project trajectory ranging from building customized databases to performing statistical analyses and summarizing and reporting relevant interpretations. Her main projects are System for Opioid Overdose Surveillance (SOS) and another project involving analysis of vehicle crash factors by weight class. 

Key Projects

  • System for Opioid Overdose Surveillance (SOS)
  • Analysis of Vehicle Crash Factors by Weight class


Chennai, India

Personal Interests/Hobbies

Traveling and Painting