Paul Emil Krugler, P.E.

Research Engineer

Materials and Pavements Division
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
p-krugler@ttimail.tamu.edu

Education

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Texas A & M University, 1972.

Experience

  • Research Engineer, Materials and Pavements Division, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, March 2012 - Present.
  • Research Engineer, Materials and Pavements Division, Texas Transportation Institute, December 2003 - January 2012.
  • Director, Research and Technology Implementation Office, Texas Department of Transportation, 1998 - 2003.
  • Director, Technical Operations, Materials Section, Construction, Texas Department of Transportation, 1993 - 1998.
  • Asphalt Pavements Engineer and Bituminous Engineer, Materials and Tests Division, Texas Department of Transportation, 1982 - 1993.
  • Assistant Bituminous Engineer, Materias and Tests Division, Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation, 1979 - 1982.
  • Concrete Engineer and Engineering Assistant, Physical Tests Section, Materials and Tests Division, Texas Highway Department, 1973 - 1979.

Professional Registration

Professional Engineer in Texas, Registration No. 43317.

Affiliations

  • Chairman, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), TxDOT 300-Series Standard Specifications Rewrite Task Group, 1989 - 1992.
  • Chairman, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), TxDOT Continuous Improvement Team for TxDOT's Research Program, 1994.
  • Chairman, Southeastern Asphalt Users-Producers Group, 1995.
  • Chairman, Southeastern Asphalt Users-Producers Group, 1998.
  • Chairman, TxDOT Task Force for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Use of Local Materials, 1997 - 1998.
  • TxDOT Representative, Transportation Research Board (TRB), 1998 - 2003.
  • Vice President, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Region 4 Research Advisory Committee (RAC), 2002 - 2003.
  • Member, AASHTO Research Advisory Committee (RAC), 1998 - 2003.
  • Member, AASHTO Standing Committee on Research (SCOR), 1999 - 2003.
  • Member, AASHTO Technology Implementation Group (TIG), 2000 - 2003.

Selected Publications

P.E. Krugler, T.J. Freeman, J.E. Wirth, J.P. Wikander, C.K. Estakhri, A.J. Wimsatt. Quantifying the Effects in Order to Optimize the Use of Grade 3 and Grade 4 Seal Coats. 0-6496-S. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. 2012.

P.E. Krugler, T.J. Freeman, J.E. Wirth, J.P. Wikander, C.K. Estakhri, A.J. Wimsatt. Performance Comparison of Various Seal Coat Grades Used in Texas. 0-6496-1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. July 2012.

S. Dessouky, P.E. Krugler, A.T. Papagiannakis, T.J. Freeman. Review of Best Practices for the Selection of Rehab and Preventive Maintenance Projects. 0-6586-1. University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. April 2011.

P.E. Krugler, C.M. Chang-Albitres, R.M. Feldman, S.I. Butenko, D. Kang, R. Seyedshohadaie. Implementation of TAMSIM and EROW Right-of-Way Acquisition Decision-Support Tools. 5-5534-01-1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. April 2011.

P.E. Krugler. North Region ROW Tool Implementation Workshop. 5-5534-01-P1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. February 2011.

P.E. Krugler, C.K. Estakhri. Implementation of Transverse Variable Asphalt Rate Seal Coat Practices in Texas. 5-5833-01-1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. January 2011.

P.E. Krugler, C.M. Chang-Albitres, R.M. Feldman, S.I. Butenko, D. Kang, R. Seyedshohadaie. Development of Decision-Making Support Tools for Early Right-of-Way Acquisitions. Research Report. 0-5534-2. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. January 2010.