Darcy M. Bullock

Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Joint Transportation Research Program with Courtesy Appointments in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: DLR 204A | HAMP 4107
Phone: (765) 494-2226

Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
M.S.C.E., Carnegie Mellon University
B.S.C.E., University of Vermont

Research Summary
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Operations, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Airport Operations, Winter Roadway Maintenance, Crash Scene Forensics

Selected Media Coverage and National Webinars

Teaching Activity
CE 498 - Civil Engineering Design Project

CE 361 - Introduction to Transportation

CE 565 -Traffic Operations and Control

ECE 495M - Mobile Communication Projects: Transportation Group

Honors & Awards

Selected Publications

  1. Identifying Vehicle Turning Movements at Intersections from Trajectory Data
  2. Using Connected Vehicle Data to Evaluate Traffic Signal Performance and Driver Behavior after Changing Left turns Phasing
  3. Diverging Diamond Interchange Performance Measures Using Connected Vehicle Data
  4. Longitudinal Performance Assessment of Traffic Signal System Impacted by Long-term Interstate Construction Diversion using Connected Vehicle Data
  5. Estimation of Connected Vehicle Penetration on US Roads in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
  6. A Proactive Approach to Evaluating Intersection Safety Using Hard-Braking Data
  7. Big Data Applications for Managing Roadways
  8. Deriving Operational Traffic Signal Performance Measures from Vehicle Trajectory Data
  9. Using Connected Vehicle Data to Reassess Dilemma Zone Performance of Heavy Vehicles
  10. Methodology for Evaluating Impact of Actuated Traffic Signal Control on Connected Vehicle Green Light Prediction
  11. Using Stochastic Variation of Cyclic Green Distributions to Populate SAE J2735 Message Confidence Values along a Signalized Corridor
  12. Effects of a Probability-Based Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory on Dilemma Zone Exposure
  13. Connected vehicle corridor deployment and performance measures for assessment
  14. Application of High Resolution Trip Trace Stitching to Evaluate Traffic Signal System Changes
  15. Strategic Methods for Modernizing Traffic Signal Maintenance Management and Quantifying the Impact of Maintenance Activities
  16. Data-Driven Ranking of Coordinated Traffic Signal Systems for Maintenance and Retiming
  17. Scalable Dashboard for Identifying Split Failures and Heuristic for Reallocating Split Times
  18. Investigation of Self-Organizing Traffic Signal Control with Graphical Signal Performance Measures
  19. Detector-Free Optimization of Traffic Signal Offsets with Connected Vehicle Data
  20. Assessing Longitudinal Arterial Performance and Traffic Signal Retiming Outcomes
  21. Detector-Free Signal Optimization with Limited Connected Vehicle Market Penetration: A Proof-of-Concept Study
  22. Shock Wave Boundary Identification Using Cloud-Based Probe Data
  23. Use of Maximum Vehicle Delay to Characterize Signalized Intersection Performance
  24. Performance Ranking of Arterial Corridors Using Travel Time and Travel Time Reliability Metrics
  25. Performance Characterization of Arterial Traffic Flow with Probe Vehicle Data

Monographs and Books

  1. Performance-Based Management of Traffic Signals: NCHRP Research Report 954
  2. Integrating Traffic Signal Performance Measures into Agency Business Processes
  3. Signal Timing Manual: Second Edition
  4. Performance Measures for Traffic Signal Systems: An Outcome-Oriented Approach
  5. 2012 Indiana Mobility Report: Full Version
  6. Roadway System Assessment Using Bluetooth-Based Automatic Vehicle Identification Travel Time Data

Full Listing of Publications and Proceedings, November 2021