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APPENDIX A Presentations and Discussions on Highway Research Programs That Informed This Report UNIVERSITY TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PROGRAM Wednesday, June 14, 2006 Panel Discussion: Engaging the University Transportation Centers in Highway R&T Dennis Judycki, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Thomas Marchessault, Research and Innovative Technology Administration John Mason, Pennsylvania State University Dennis Christiansen, Texas Transportation Institute Melissa Tooley, University of Arkansas Gene Grifï¬n, North Dakota State University INFRASTRUCTURE RD&T November 16, 2006 FHWA Overview Gary Henderson, FHWA 142
Presentations and Discussions That Informed This Report 143 Bridge RD&T Presentations Myint Lwin and Ian Friedland, FHWA, on FHWA bridge and structures RD&T programs; and Neil Hawks, Transportation Research Board, on the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) 2 Renewal Program Stakeholder Panel John Sullivan, Portland Cement Association; Mal Kerley, Virginia Depart- ment of Transportation and Chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officialsâ Bridge Committee; Mary Lou Ralls, Ralls Newman, LLC; and Alexander Wilson, Mittal Steel Pavement RD&T Presentation on FHWA Pavement Research Programs John Bukowski and Cheryl Richter, FHWA Panel Discussion with Pavement Research Stakeholders Harold âSkipâ Paul, Louisiana Department of Transportation; Michael Ayers, American Concrete Pavement Association; and David Newcomb, National Asphalt Pavement Association OPERATIONS RD&T June 13, 2007 FHWA Operations RD&T Presentation Jeff Paniati, FHWA Discussion Committee SHRP 2 Reliability Program Presentation Walter Diewald, SHRP 2
144 The Federal Investment in Highway Research 2006â2009: Strengths and Weaknesses Discussion Committee Stakeholder Panel John Conrad, Washington State Department of Transportation; Steve Lockwood, PB Consult; Connie Sorrell, Virginia Department of Transportation PLANNING, ENVIRONMENT, AND REALTY RD&T November 5, 2007 FHWA Planning, Environment, and Realty R&T Presentation Gloria Shepherd, FHWA SHRP 2 Environmental R&T Presentation Neil Hawks, SHRP 2 Stakeholder Panel Charles Howard, Puget Sound Regional Council; Joan Sollenberger, Cal- ifornia Department of Transportation; Les Sterman, EastâWest Gateway Council, St. Louis Safety R&T November 6, 2007 FHWA Safety RD&T Presentation Jeff Lindley, FHWA SHRP 2 Safety R&T Presentation Ann Brach, SHRP 2
Presentations and Discussions That Informed This Report 145 Stakeholder Panel Tom Welch, Iowa Department of Transportation; Peter Sweatman, Uni- versity of Michigan Transportation Research Institute; Lowell Porter, Governorâs Highway Safety Representative, Washington; Tim Neuman, CH2M Hill POLICY RESEARCH March 11, 2008 FHWA Program Presentation Susan Binder, FHWA Discussion Committee FHWA RD&T PROCUREMENT POLICIES March 10, 2008 Willie Smith, FHWA, Director of Acquisition Management