TTI Senior Research ScientistAdvanced Transportation Operations
Assistant Division Head
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
1111 RELLIS Parkway
Bryan, TX 77807-3135
- M.S., Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1991
- B.S., Civil Engineering, Clarkson University, 1987
Mr. Brydia is a dynamic and innovative transportation professional with 35-years’ experience in operations, technology and project management. Holding the position of Senior Research Scientist, he also leads the Advanced Transportation Operations program and is a developer and implementer of leading-edge systems, deployments, methodologies, applications, and products across multiple states, projects, and sponsors. Mr. Brydia has been the principal investigator on more than $25M of research projects with an additional $35M as technical lead.
Mr. Brydia is a committed and proven leader with a deep passion for teamwork, collaboration, and communication developed through leadership of multi-disciplinary teams ranging from 2 to 50 people. Mr. Brydia is also known as an excellent communicator with the ability to disseminate complex technical issues and have discussions with a broad range of audiences.
Mr. Brydia is also an Adjunct Professor of Practice in Industrial and Systems Engineering, guiding student teams through capstone projects. He is active in the profession with leadership roles across multiple organizations.
In addition to authoring more than 100 technical reports, papers, publications and short courses, Mr. Brydia has led the design and development of dozens of field deployments, applications, networking systems, web sites, CD-ROM’s, assessment tools, and information dissemination platforms across 30 years of innovative project leadership. He received his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991 and is a PMI Project Management Professional. Mr. Brydia has been with The Texas A&M Transportation Institute since 1996.