JOINT Transportation Research Program


Discovery with Delivery


The Joint Transportation Research Program facilitates collaboration between the Indiana Department of Transportation, higher education institutions and industry to implement innovations that result in continuous improvement in the planning, design, construction, operation, management and economic efficiency of the Indiana transportation infrastructure.

Current Research


JTRP brings together faculty, staff and students from various colleges and schools. Annually, approximately 60 faculty, 70 staff, 170 graduate students and 120 undergraduate students have the opportunity to collaborate with stakeholders from government and industry to conduct research that improves the safety, efficiency and economic impact of our transportation systems.

Current JTRP Research Projects

Principal Investigator Resources


Current Project Administration (Login Required)

Submit Research Need (updated 1/22/2018)

JTRP Procedures Manual (updated 12/12/2018 - 1.46 MB)

JTRP Research Needs Statement (updated 11/1/2016 - 52.5 KB)

JTRP SAC Meeting Scheduling Process (updated 10/30/2014 - 44 KB)

JTRP Report Publishing Process Review Links for Authors Section

Purdue Library Guide to Transportation Databases

Purdue Road School is co-sponsored by JTRP and the Indiana Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) and attracts over 3,000 Indiana local and state officials, consultants, and suppliers each year. Important updates on pertinent transportation issues, as well as sessions on topics of general interest, are provided in the two-day conference.

Future Road School Dates:

March 9-12, 2020
March 8-11, 2021
March 7-10, 2022

Want to be included in e-mail announcements?  Email Purdue Road School to add your name.

2019 Purdue Road School

Purdue Road School Online Library

Road School Recaps

Our People


Management and operation of JTRP takes place within Purdue's School of Civil Engineering in close collaboration with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Research and Development Division in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Jim Poturalski
Jim Poturalski
INDOT
Senior Director of Engineering and
Research JTRP Executive Board Chairman

Darcy Bullock
Darcy Bullock
Purdue University
JTRP Director

(765) 494-2226
darcy@purdue.edu

Ayman Habib
Ayman Habib
JTRP Associate Director
(765) 496-0173
ahabib@purdue.edu

Administrative Support Staff


Bridget Brunton
Bridget Brunton
Administrative Assistant
(765) 494-6508
bebrunto@purdue.edu

Debbie Horton
Debbie Horton
Managing Director
(765) 494-1827
dhorton@purdue.edu

Sarah Merryman
Sarah Merryman
Assistant Production Editor
(765) 494-4943
smerryma@purdue.edu


Kym Pelfree
Operations Manager
(765) 494-9310
kym@purdue.edu

JTRP Research Staff



Woosung Kim
Software Engineer
(765) 494-4544
kim898@purdue.edu


Howell Li
Senior Software Engineer
(765) 494-9601
howell-li@purdue.edu


Jijo Mathew
Transportation Research Engineer
(765) 494-4521
kjijo@purdue.edu

Executive Committee


An Executive Committee guides and approves JTRP research activities. This committee meets an average of eight times per year. E-mail links to each committee member are provided.

Jim Poturalski
INDOT Senior Director of Engineering & Research

Mike Smith
INDOT Deputy Commissioner of Operations

Travis Underhill
INDOT Deputy Commissioner of Major Projects & Executive Advisor

Roland Fegan
INDOT Deputy Commissioner of Construction

Samy Noureldin
INDOT Research & Development JTRP Program Manager

Mayela Sosa
FHWA Indiana Division Administrator

Barry Partridge
INDOT JTRP Program Director

Greg Pankow
INDOT State Construction Engineer

Jeremy Hunter
INDOT Chief Engineer

Darcy Bullock
Purdue University, JTRP Director & Professor of Civil Engineering

Ayman Habib
Purdue University, JTRP Associate Director & Professor Civil Engineering

Deborah Horton
Purdue University, JTRP Managing Director

John Haddock
Purdue University, Professor of Civil Engineering

Mark Bowman
Purdue University, Professor of Civil Engineering

Greg Shaver
Purdue University, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Yaobin Chen
IUPUI, TASI Director

 

Contact Us


Joint Transportation Research Program

Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Rm 204
207 S Martin Jischke Dr
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: (765) 494-6508
Email: JTRP@purdue.edu

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