Jon D. Fricker

Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-2205
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G167C
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
M.S.C.E., Carnegie Mellon
S.B.C.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Transportation planning, network analysis, systems analysis, public (mass) transportation, county highway programs, expert systems, and highway finance.
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Honors and Awards
Outstanding Paper, "A Statewide Performance Function for Steel Bridge Protection Programs," by Tarek M. Zayed, Luh-Maan Chang, and Jon D. Fricker, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 16, No. 2, p. 46-54, May 2002, was one of four papers nominated by readers of that journal.
Outstanding Paper, Sixth Conference on Application of Transportation Planning Methods, Jon D. Fricker and Andrew Ying-Ming Yen, "An Integrated Transportation-Land Use Model for Indiana", Dearborn, Michigan, 19-23 May, 1997.
Student Chapter Award, Institute of Transportation Engineers, "to recognize outstanding accomplishments in" achieving "the objectives set forth in the Student Chapter charter". Professor Fricker was a Co-Advisor to the Purdue Student Chapter, 1996.
ITE Technical Council Award, Institute of Transportation Engineers, as Chairman, Committee 6F-27: Transportation Energy Contingency Planning, recognized for "the significance of the committee's contribution to the transportation engineering profession", 1997.
ASCE News Correspondent Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, awarded to the correspondent whose contributions to ASCE News on behalf of his/her technical division during the previous year were judged to be the most outstanding among his/her counterparts. Special Commendation, 1984 and 1985.
ITE Section Newsletter Award, Institute of Transportation Engineers, awarded to the editor of the best section newsletter with circulation under 250, 1986.