NuStats is a full service survey research consultancy specializing in complex and large-scale social research studies and data analytics. For more than 30 years, the firm's reputation has grown within the transportation research industry, fusing the science and art of research with technological innovations and advanced practices. Headquartered in Buda, Texas; NuStats provides technological solutions for data collection and analysis to clients throughout the United States, and has an international consulting presence through its virtual call centers.

NuStats is a leading travel and transportation research consultancy since 1984. The company specializes in project surveys and studies across multiple disciplines including Travel Behavior, Transit, Health, Education, Social Policy, etc.

NuStats President is headed by Dr. Martin Kunzmann. The Company's in-house information technology team has produced software toolsets for web & mobile platforms to assist and expand business research & user groups, data collection quality, and operations cost optimization.


NuStats practice focuses on the most essential themes of everyday life: transportation and urban mobility, environmental risk and mitigation, health behaviors and access to care, education, public safety, immigration and its impacts, and other social and economic well-being topics.

  • Travel Behavior

  • Transit

  • Environmental

  • Health

  • Education

  • Focused Populations

  • Social Policy

Our Projects

Nustats is a local Texas company and pride ourselves on our work provided to our clients. Delivering highly detailed reports through-out the country. Here are some of our projects that we have worked on.

City of Germantown

City of Alexandria

City of Calgary

Capital Metro

LA Metro


NuStats is a full-service survey research firm dedicated to providing relevant information to clients to help them make sound business decisions. Much of our research helps to improve the quality of life of the audiences we survey. Our staff consists of employees with diverse skills in areas such as research, political science, economics, environmental policy, communications, geography, health policy and urban planning.

We're always looking for new talent and have frequent job opportunities in project management, data analysis, statistical services, programming, database management and geographic information. Our corporate office is in beautiful Austin, Texas. In addition to a great working environment and a competitive benefit package, several full-time positions offer the chance to travel.

Meet the team

Martin Kunzmann; President CEO

Martin Kunzmann holds a degree in engineering and PhD in operations research from University of Karlsruhe Germany now Karlruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) from 1988 followed by an international career of leading international industrial, automotive and tec Manufacturers. As president, he directs corporate operations, guides business strategy, and provides leadership in strategic planning and growth. He actively participates and contributes to NuStats' financial planning and reporting as well as business development activities.

David Acosta; COO

Mr. Acosta's experience comprises strategic planning; performance improvement and management; operational effectiveness and training; and the development and visualization of new concepts. He has been responsible for planning and oversight of resource planning; production schedules; and budget allocation for all data collection tasks and teams, including multiple NuStats sites and specialized subcontractor firms. He has conceptualized the development of an innovative training curriculum and management plan for the data collection team and created processes to maintain highly qualified staff throughout the project duration.

Michael G Schnitzlein; Senior Research Advisor

Michael is bringing to Nustats his expertise in IT systems, data acquisition, validation and processing from an extensive professional experience ranging from data acquisition systems to logistics research, from operational management to financial transaction processing. He combines his in-depth competence in data processing and management, and in IT systems design with his profound analytical skills not only for a better understanding of research results, but also to extend into strategic solutions in operational management and business process re-engineering. Michael has received his formal training in chemical engineering and business administration in Germany and the U.S., where he received his PhD at the City University of New York. During his international project-oriented career, he worked for manufacturing and logistics providers, chemical and petrochemical corporations, IT service providers, and financial institutions. He also worked as professor and senior lecturer at universities in the U.S., Philippines, Austria, Russia and Germany.

Dennis Niewöhner; IT (Social Media)

Dennis is a season IT Professional with specialties in Public Outreach and Advanced Video Technologies. Dennis Niewöhner Graduated from the university of Bielefeld Germany and is an occasional speaker at Austin SXSW.

Dixi M. Paglinawan-Modoc; Senior Data Analyst

With a Master's degree in Information Technology and over 2 years of market research and over 4 years of transportation survey research and analysis experience, she has provided both statistical and spatial analysis expertise on multiple household travel surveys, transit on-board surveys and travel behavior surveys.

Norry Mae Nepomuceno; Junior Data Analyst

Ms. Nepomuceno is a Statistician with ten years of experience in data analytics, statistical analysis, data administration and management, and Business Performance (KPI) reporting and analysis. She has a master's degree in Information Technology and a bachelor's degree in Statistics. Ms. Nepomuceno has been working with NuStats for four years and has handled data administration and data analysis tasks for Milwaukee County Transit Survey, Texas Education Agency Post-School Follow-up Survey, USPS Nationwide Household Diary Study, and other survey projects conducted by NuStats.