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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Selected Research Projects
  • JTRP/INDOT: Investigation of Anti-Icing Chemicals and Interactions (January 2007 - December 2009)
  • JTRP/INDOT: Performance Evaluation of Ultra-Thin Whitetopping Using Large-Scale APT Facility (August 2006 - March 2007)
  • National Center for Asphalt Technology/FHWA (May 2006 - December 2007)
  • Northwestern University/ACBM Center: Rapid-Setting, Self-Compacting Concrete (October 2006 - October 2007)
  • JTRP/INDOT: Specifications for Flowable Fill (April 2006 - June 2006)
  • FHWA/INDOT/JTRP: Continued Monitoring of Indiana’s SPS-9A site (October ’05 - October ’09)