Dr. Judy A. Perkins

Transportation Engineering


Judy A. Perkins, PhD, PE
Professor & Texas A&M University Regents Professor
TEL: (936)261-1655, FAX: 936-261-1662
Email: juperkins@pvamu.edu

Research Interest:

  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology Applications
  • Statewide Intermodal Transportation Planning
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Emergency Management
  • Economic Assessment of Transportation Infrastructure Projects
  • Transportation Planning (Urban and Rural)
  • Public Transportation Planning (Urban, Rural, and Regional)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications

Research Facilities:

  • Transportation Engineering, Geographic Information System (GIS) and Computer Information Systems Laboratory
  • Computer workstations with AutoCAD, ESRI ArcGIS products, TRAFFIX, Synchro, PASSER V-03, Transit Route Planning, TravTime, and Micro Station software

Recent Projects :

  • Texas Department of Transportation Technical Assistance Panel, Texas Department of Transportation
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Fellowship Program, US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
  • Development of Seismic Isolation Systems Using Periodic Materials, Idaho National Laboratory and University of Houston
  • Successfully Navigating Your Career – Advancing Women Faculty in Engineering & Technology Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), National Science Foundation

Recent Publications:

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. J. Mwakalonge, J. Perkins, and J. Waller, “Temporal Stability and Transferability of Non-Motorized and Total Trip Generation Models,” Journal of Transportation Technologies, Volume 2, Number 4, pp. 285-296, August 2012
  2. Siuhi, S., Mwakalonge, J.L., and Perkins, J.A., “Spatial Transferability Analysis of the Regional Automobile-Specific Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Models” Journal of Transportation Research Forum, November 2012, Under Review
  3. Mwakalonge, J., Perkins, J., and Jones, E., “Investigating Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for Linear Asset Management” Journal of Public Works and Management, November 2012, Under Review

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

  1. Theiss, L., Kuhn, B.T., Yang, Y., and Perkins, J.A., “Development of an Asset Management Screening Tool,” Transportation Research Board, January 13 – 17, 2013
  2. Powell, R.A., Mwakalonge, J.L. and Perkins, J.A., “Productivity Performance of US Passenger Airlines Since Deregulation” Transportation Research Board, January 13 – 17, 2013
  3. Valerie Lefler, Erick Jones, and Judy Perkins, “The MATC Scholars Program Graduate Conference: Building the Bridge to Higher Education,” Council of University Transportation Centers, National Transportation Workforce Summit: Pathways to the Future, April 2012
  4. J. Mwakalonge, S. Siuhi, and J. Perkins, “A Review of the Impact of Traffic Management Strategies on CO2 Emissions,” 2012 International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Engineering, April 2012
  5. Saidi Siuhi, Judith L. Mwakalonge, and Judy Perkins, “Evaluation of the Impacts of Land Use, Household, Vehicle, and Trip Attributes on Automobile-Specific Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions,” 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum Conference, Tampa, FL, March 2012
  6. Mwakalonge, J.L. and Perkins, J.A., “Prediction Performance of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Models Incorporating Land Use, Trip, Socioeconomic, and Demographic Characteristics” Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 22 – 26, 2012
  7. Siuhi, S., Mwakalonge, J.L., and Perkins, J.A., “Empirical Assessment of Spatial Transferability of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Models” Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 22 – 26, 2012


Inclement Weather Closure 1/16/18

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