Jan Olek

Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the North Central Superpave Center (NCSC)

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5015
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G221
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1987
M.S.C.E., University of Texas at Austin, 1985
M.S.C.E., Cracow Technical University, 1976
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Concrete material and technology, high performance concrete, supplementary cementitious materials, mixture optimization, durability of construction materials and structures, life-cycle modelings, Superpave technology, tire-pavement noise mitigation.
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Honors and Awards

Named a Distinguished Alumni of the Cracow University of Technology, Cracow, Poland.

Invited Speaker to offer two undergraduate and two graduate workshops at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (“ITESM”), Mexico, April 2006.

Invited External examiner for the Ph.D. Committee, School of Built and Natural Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK, December 2005.

Bength Frieberg Award for Best Paper by a Young Author (co-advised Narayanan Neithalath and Rolando Garcia with Jason Weiss), International Society for Concrete Pavements, August 2005.

Member, ACI Publication Committee, Elected for two-year term starting April 2005.

Invited to offer Superpave Training Course and Workshop for the Pavement Institute in Nanjing, Peoples Republic of China, April 2005.