Research Highlights

Left: Purdue's Darcy Bullock, John Mott, Lucy Richardson, & Austin Decker INDOTs: Adam French & Marty Blake
Over the past year there has been a strong interest in using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for transportation research. More
Group with Neil Armstrong
On December 2nd, JTRP hosted FHWA Indiana Division Administrator Mayela Sosa and her colleagues, Jermaine Hannon, Keith Hoernschemeyer, Jose Ortiz, and Karen Stippich. Highlights of the visit included tours of the Bowen Laboratory, CAI/S-BRITE Center, and Hampton Hall with displayed posters and demonstrations by JTRP researchers. It was a great opportunity to showcase our Purdue partnership with FHWA and INDOT and to discuss future opportunities. More
The Research Team
Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) awarded the 2016 Innovation Award for the Peer-to-Peer Adaptive Signal Control System to Moab, Utah.
Grad student inspecting the piles at Bowen Lab
Professor Rodrigo Salgado and Professor Monica Prezzi are testing 100-feet long, open-ended pipe piles for the new bridge crossing the Wabash River. The result of this research could reduce the cost of building or replacing bridges in the near future. More
Purdue's Jason Lloyd educates and trains bridge inspectors to improve the practice of inspecting.
Feature article from WBAA with Lyles School of Civil Engineering Professor and S-BRITE Director, Robert Connor, along with LTAP Research Manager, Pat Conner, about our program's effort to improve bridge inspection. More