Georgia DOT's research and development program is broad-based and is aimed at applying new technology to the full range of GDOT activities. The program includes in-house research, contract research, and participation in national research activities.
Georgia DOT provides matching funding for the Georgia Transportation Institute (GTI) University Transportation Center.
The GTI-UTC is a consortium of Georgia universities active in transportation research
and education and is a Tier I University Transportation Center with Federal sponsorship.
GTI is headquartered at the Georgia Institute of Technology and coordinates
activities of researchers at the following universities:
More than 40 researchers are active in research on topics including policy and planning,
environmental issues, transportation technology, transportation infrastructure,
and traffic operations. GTI-UTC, in cooperation with GDOT, sponsors annual research
conferences to discuss research needs.
This library includes more than 18,000 volumes of transportation-related books, reports, journals, and specifications.
Supriya KamatkarAssistant Office Head Office of Performance-Based Management and Research.(404) 347-0552
VacantResearch Program Manager Office of Performance-Based Management and Research
Sunil ThapaResearch Implementation Manager Office of Performance-Based Management and Research(404) 347-0619
Brennan RoneyResearch Engineer Office of Performance-Based Management and Research(404) 347-0595
VacantResearch Engineer Office of Performance-Based Management and Research
Research Support Specialist Office of Performance-Based Management and Research(404) 347-0551