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Darcy Bullock

Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Joint Transportation Research Program

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

Office: HAMP 4107
Phone: (765) 494-2226
Email: darcy@purdue.edu

Research Summary
Intelligent transportation systems, real time traffic control, image based vehicle detection, traffic operations, traffic safety.

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

Professional Registration
Registered Professional Engineer in Indiana & Louisiana

Honors & Awards
D. Grant Mickle, Transportation Research Board, Best Paper Award in the Area of Operations and Maintenance, January 2006.

Purdue University Faculty Scholar, 2005-2010.

Traffic Signal Systems (AHB25) Best Paper Award, Transportation Research Board, 2004.

Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2002.

Best Paper Award, Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1992.

Publications


  • Garcia, C., R. Huebschman, D. Abraham, and D. Bullock, "Using GPS to Measure the Impact of Construction Activities on rural Interstates," Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 132, No. 5, pp. 508-515, May 2006.

  • Nichols, A. and D. Bullock, "Automatic Speed Calibration Methodology for Traffic Monitoring Sites," Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol 132, No. 1, pp. 30-39, January 2006.

  • Kidarsa, R., T. Pande, S.V. Vanjari, J.V. Krogmeier, and D. Bullock, "Design Considerations for Detecting Bicycles with Inductive Loop Detectors," Transportation Research Record, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, TRB Paper ID# 06-0326, submitted July 2005, accepted for publication February 2006.

  • Smaglik, E., D.M. Bullock, T. Urbanik, and D. Bryant "Evaluation of Flow Based Traffic Signal Control Using Advanced Detection Concepts," Transportation Research Record, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, TRB Paper ID# 06-1143, submitted July 2005, accepted for publication February 2006.

  • Sharma, A.., D.M. Bullock, and S. Peeta, "Limitations of Simultaneous Gap Out Logic," Transportation Research Record, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, TRB Paper ID# 06-1309, submitted July 2005, accepted for publication February 2006.

  • Shelby, A.., D.M. Bullock, and D. Gettman, "Transition Methods in Traffic Signal Control," Transportation Research Record, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, TRB Paper ID# 06-2762, submitted July 2005, accepted for publication February 2006.