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21st Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 23
  • 8:30 am–3:00 pm



8:15 a.m. Sign-in and Networking

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Michael Russo, NJDOT,
Assistant Commissioner Planning, Multimodal, and Grant Administration

9:05 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Transportation

9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
Valeriya Remezova, Assistant Division Administrator New Jersey Division Office (invited)

9:30 a.m. Keynote Address
David C. Woessner, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Regulatory Affairs, Local Motors

10:05 a.m. Research Poster Exhibits and Break

 10:30 a.m. Panel Making the Connection: How can innovations in connectivity improve safety, equity, and mobility?

Thomas M. Brennan, PhD., Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering- The College of New Jersey
Salvatore Cowan, Director of Traffic Operations, Transportation Systems Management Unit- New Jersey Department of Transportation
Dan McClung, Vice President of Engineering Solutions, Danlaw, Inc.
Carolyn L. Nelson, P.E., Civil Engineer, Project Development/Environmental Specialist – USDOT Federal Highway Administration
David C. Woessner, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Regulatory Affairs, Local Motors

11:30 a.m. Presentation of 2019 Awards

2019 Outstanding University Student in Transportation Research Award

2019 NJDOT Research Implementation Award

2019 Best Poster Award

2019 NJDOT Build-a-Better Mousetrap Award

 12:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch and Research Poster Exhibits

1:00 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions on Safety, Mobility and Equity, Innovation, and Poster Session

3:00 p.m. Adjourn


Registration coming soon!

Call for Presentations

Call for Posters

11th Annual NJDOT Research Implementation Award

The Outstanding University Student in Transportation Award Nomination Form




Date & Time

October 23
8:30 am–3:00 pm


Mercer County – Conference Center at Mercer
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550 United States

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Registration is complimentary. This program is organized by the NJDOT Bureau of Research in partnership with the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program (NJ LTAP); funding is provided by the Federal Highway Administration.




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