Associate Transportation ResearcherSigns and Markings
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
College Station, TX 77843
ph. (979) 317-2041 x42041
Email: [email protected]
- Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 2017
- M.S., Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 2011
- B.S., Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 2009
Dr. Timothy Barrette is an Associate Transportation Researcher who joined TTI in 2017 while completing his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at Iowa State University. Since coming to TTI, Dr. Barrette has been involved in research projects investigating the effect of visibility characteristics and physical properties of various types of pavement markings, including raised retroreflective pavement markers and longitudinal pavement markings, on human drivers and machine vision systems.
Prior to joining TTI, Dr. Barrette was a contributing author on a variety of refereed journal articles, reports, and conference proceedings which have focused on traffic safety and intelligent transportation systems. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Barrette has also been an active participant in the Brazos Valley Institute for Transportation Engineers (BVITE) and is involved in developing action plans to implement crash countermeasures which will be included in the upcoming Texas Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). Dr. Barrette is active in journal article review as a young member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) standing committee on Law Enforcement (ANB 40).