Andrew P. Tarko

Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of Center for Road Safety (CRS)

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5027
Other Phone home - (765) 463-4298
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G175B
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1994
Ph.D., Cracow University of Technology, 1993
M.S.C.E., Cracow University of Technology, 1981
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Highway safety, traffic flow theory, traffic engineering, and transportation systems modeling and evaluation.
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Honors and Awards
Best Paper Award of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service for: "An Overflow Delay Model for Signalized Arterials," co-author, 1996.
Polish Department of National Education research achievement award (typically several Polish teams are awarded each year for outstanding research contribution to the Civil Engineering area), 1992.
Society of Polish Town-Planners award (second prize) for the project: The Pulaski Arterial in Wroclaw, Poland, 1986.