Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Road Research

NRRA Rigid Team

Rigid Team Members

Agency members

Kaye Bieniek, Minnesota Local Road Research Board – Olmstead County
Chris Brakke, Iowa DOT
Duane Carlstrom, North Dakota DOT
John Donahue, Missouri DOT
Dulce Rufino Feldman, Caltrans – California DOT
Dan Gancarz, Illinois Tollway
Bernard Izevbekhai, Minnesota DOT
Peter Kemp, Wisconsin DOT
James Krstulovich, Illinois DOT
David Lim, Caltrans – California DOT
Leo Mahserelli, Caltrans – California DOT
Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT
Alex Middleton, Mississippi DOT  
TJ Murphy, North Dakota DOT
Hamed Sadati, Caltrans – California DOT
Tucker Stafford, Mississippi DOT
John Staton, Michigan DOT
Jake Sumeraj, Illinois Tollway
Brett Trautman (Chair), Missouri DOT
Charles Wienrank, Illinois DOT

Associate members

Tumer Akakin, Aggregate & Ready Mix Association of Minnesota
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota - Duluth
Fatih Bektaş, Minnesota State University - Mankato
Andrea Blanchette, Terracon
John Cunningham, Aggregate & Ready Mix Association of Minnesota
Jonathan Davis, Uberbinder
Eric Dunford, CarbonCure
Ashish Gandhi, Owens Corning
Alf Gardiner, Braun Intertec
Daba Gedafa, University of North Dakota
Jake Hiller, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
Rita Lederle, University of St. Thomas
Sheue Lee, Terracon
Jessica Levin, Dow Chemical
Angel Mateos, University of California Pavement Research Center
John McConahy, Surface Tech
Kevin W. McMullen, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association
Sean Monkman, CarbonCure
Evan Monroe, Topcon Positioning Systems
Somayeh Nassiri, Washington State University
Soheil Nazarian, Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems (UTEP)
Matthew Offenberg, Owens Corning
Luke Pinkerton, Helix
Michael Radler, Dow Chemical
Farhad Reza, Minnesota State University - Mankato
Xijun Shi, Texas State University
Jackie Spoor, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association
Peter Taylor, Iowa State University
Derek Tompkins, American Engineering Testing
Julie Vandenbossche, University of Pittsburgh
James Wilde, Texas State University
Hao Yin, Horizon Engineering Consulting

Friends & supporting staff

Emil Bautista, Minnesota DOT
Jay Behnke, Illinois Tollway
Amy Beise, North Dakota DOT
Brandon Bennes, North Dakota DOT
Tom Burnham, Minnesota DOT
Kevin Kliethermes, FHWA
TJ Lambert, Helix Steel
Matt Luger, North Dakota DOT
Joseph Podolsky, Minnesota DOT
Justin Oss, North Dakota DOT
Cesar Tirado, University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP)
Curt Turgeon, Minnesota DOT
Michael Wallace, Minnesota DOT
Ben Worel, Minnesota DOT