Kerrie Schattler

Kerrie Schattler

Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator

    Business and Engineering Convergence Center 2265
    (309) 677-2779
   kschattler@bradley.edu

 

Ph.D., Transportation Engineering, Wayne State University, 2003
M.S., Civil Engineering, Wayne State University, 1998
B.S., Civil Engineering, Wayne State University, 1997

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Bradley University, Peoria, IL Aug 2015-Present
  • Tenured Associate Professor, Bradley University, Peoria, IL Aug 2011-July 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Bradley University , Peoria , IL Aug 2005 – July 2011
  • Assistant Professor-Research, Wayne State University , Detroit , MI Oct. 2003 – July 2005
  • Research Scientist, Wayne State University , Detroit , MI , May 2003 – Sep. 2003
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Wayne State University , Detroit , MI Sep. 1997 – Apr. 2003
  • Student Assistant, Wayne State University , Detroit , MI Sep. 1995 – Aug. 1997

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

  • CE 100: Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • CE 310: Probability, Statistics and Decision-Making in CE.
  • CE 480: Transportation Engineering

Graduate Courses

  • CE 580: Highway Safety
  • CE 583: Geometric Design of Highways
  • CE 587: Traffic Signal Design
  • CE 588: Transportation Economics
  • CE 592: Urban Transportation Planning
  • CE 591: Traffic Flow Theory

Scholarship

External Grants:

  • Correlation between Work Zone Exposure and Work Zone-Related Fatal and A-Injury Crashes, (PI- Schattler), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation and Illinois Department of Transportation, Feb 2018 – Jan 2020. External grant in the amount of $250,000.
  • Maintenance of Pavement Management System for the Peoria County Highway Department, (PI- Schattler), Sponsored by the Peoria County Highway Department, Annual External grant of $26,000 to $27,000 per year, with total amount of $131,000 from 2014 – 2019.
  • Crash-Based Evaluation of Red Light Running Cameras in Illinois ICT R27-SP32, (PI- Schattler), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation, Aug 2016 – Apr 2017. External grant in the amount of $30,000. 
  • Traffic Counts for Operational Improvement Study, (PI- Schattler), Sponsored by the City of Peoria, IL in collaboration with Hanson Professional Services, Inc. February 9, 2015 – March 31, 2015. External Grant in the amount of $5,000.
  • Extension of the Effects of Intersection Right-Turn Island Design and Skew on Safety and Operations ICT R27-111, (PI- Schattler, Co-PI Maillacheruvu), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation, Sep 2013 – Jun 2016. External grant in the amount of $139,615.
  • Extension of the Evaluation of Flashing Yellow Arrows (FYA) for Protected/ Permissive Left Turn (PPLT) Control ICT R27-97, (PI- Schattler, Co-PI Khodair), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation, Dec 2012 – Mar 2016. External grant in the amount of $155,300.
  • Effects of Intersection Right-Turn Island Design and Skew on Safety and Operations ICT R27-111, (PI- Schattler), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation, Sep 2011 – Aug 2013. External grant in the amount of $115,800.
  • Maintenance of Pavement Management System for the Peoria County Highway Department, (PI- Mahmoud, Technical Advisor – Schattler), Sponsored by the Peoria County Highway Department, Jun 2011 – June 2012 and April 2013 – April 2014. External grant in the amount of $25,000 and $26,000, for a total amount of $51,000.
  • Evaluation of Flashing Yellow Arrows (FYA) for Protected/ Permissive Left Turn (PPLT) Control ICT R27-97, (PI- Schattler), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation, Nov 2010 – Mar 2016. External grant in the amount of $243,854.
  • Implementing Pavement Management Systems for Local Agencies ICT R27-87, (PI of subcontract- Schattler), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation in conjunction with Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., May 2010 – Oct 2011. External grant in the amount of $99,851 with $26,643 for subcontract.
  • Implementation of a Pavement Management System for the Peoria County Highway Department, (PI-Schattler), Sponsored by Peoria County, Apr. 2007 – Dec. 2008. External grant in the amount of $99,150.
  • Work Zone Safety Grant – Utility Work Zone Safety and Traffic Control, (PI of subcontract – Schattler), Sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration in conjunction with Wayne State University, Oct. 2006 – Sep. 2008. External grant in the amount of $500,000 with $57,871 for subcontract.

Students Supported on Research at Bradley:

Total of 87 students supported on External Research Grants from Fall 2008 through Fall 2018 

  • 25 graduate students
  • 62 undergraduate students

Publications:  

Refereed Journal Papers

BU Student Co-authors shown in Bold Italics 

  1. Schattler, K.L., Anderson, E. and Hanson, T. Safety Performance of Flashing Yellow Arrow for Protected/Permissive Left-Turn Signal Control in Central Illinois. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board2636, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2017. Pp. 32 – 42. DOI 10.3141/2636-05.
  2. Schattler, K.L., Gulla, C.J., Wallenfang, T.J., Burdett, B.A., and Lund, J.A. Safety Effects of Traffic Signing for Left Turn Flashing Yellow Arrow Signals.  In Accident Analysis and Prevention. February 2015.  252-263. 
  3. Rietgraf, A.R. and Schattler, K.L. Behavior of Left-Turning Drivers During Permissive Interval of Protected-Permissive Operation - Effect of Signal Display. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board2384, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2013. 35-44.
  4. Schattler, K.L., McAvoy, D.S., Christ, M.T., and Glauber, C.M. Impact of Signal Mounting Configurations on Red-Light Running at Urban Signalized Intersections. In ITE Journal, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, D.C., Vol. 81, Number 2, February 2011, pp. 22-30.
  5. Schattler, K.L., Wakim, J.G., McAvoy, D.S., and Datta, T.K. Evaluation of Pedestrian and Driver Behavior at Countdown Pedestrian Signals in Peoria, Illinois. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2002, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2007,       pp. 98-106.
  6. McAvoy, D.S., Schattler, K.L., and Datta, T.K. Driving Simulator Validation for Nighttime Construction Work Zone Devices. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2015, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 55-63.
  7. Schattler, K.L., Pellerito, J., McAvoy, D., and Datta, T.K. Assessing Driver Distractions from Cell Phone Use While Driving – A Simulator-Based Study. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1980, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2006, pp. 87-94.
  8. Schattler, K.L. and Datta, T.K. Driver Behavior Characteristics at Urban Signalized Intersections. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1862, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2004, pp. 17-23.
  9. Schattler, K.L., Datta, T.K. and Hill, C.L. Change and Clearance Interval Design on Red Light Running and Late Exits. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1856, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2003, pp. 193-201.
  10. Datta, T.K., Feber, D., Schattler, K.L. and Datta, S. Effective Safety Improvements through Low Cost Treatments. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1734, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2000, pp. 1-6.
  11. Datta, T.K, Schattler, K.L. and Datta, S. Red Light Violations and Crashes at Urban Intersections. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1734, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2000, pp. 52-58.

Refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings

BU Student Co-authors shown in Bold Italics

  1. Schattler, KL. Hanson, T.  Safety Impacts of a Modified Right Turn Lane Design at Intersections.  In Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2016.
  2. Schattler, K.L., Budzynski, M., Wallenfang, T., and Fuessle, R.  Areawide Analysis of Right Turn Crashes at Intersections.  5th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design. Transportation Research Board.  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 22-24, 2015.
  3. Schattler, K.L., and Al-Khafaji, A.W.  Engineering Faculty Perspectives on Shared Global Experiences.  In Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Forum, American Society for Engineering Education, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2014.
  4. Schattler, K.L., Burdett, B., Gulla, C., Lund, J.A. and Wallenfang, T.  Effects of Supplemental Signage at Flashing Yellow Arrow Left-Turn Signal Indications. In Proceedings of the 93rd Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2014.
  5. Schattler, K.L., Lund, J.A., Lorton, W. and Burdett, B.  Effects of Flashing Yellow Arrow Signal Display on Driver Comprehension and Operations.  In Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2013.
  6. Schattler, K.L., Christ, M.T., McAvoy, D., and Glauber, C. Evaluation of Signal Mounting Configurations at Urban Signalized Intersections in Michigan and Illinois. In Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2008.
  7. Schattler, K.L. and Christ, M.T.  Impact of Signal Mounting Configuration on Intersection Safety and Operations.   In Compendium of Technical Papers of the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2007 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 2007.
  8. Schattler, K.L. and Datta, T.K.  Assessment of Pedestrian and Driver Behavior at Signalized Intersections with Countdown Pedestrian Signals.  In Compendium of Technical Papers of the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2006 Technical Conference and Exhibit, San Antonio, Texas, March 2006.
  9. McAvoy, D., Schattler, K.L., and Datta, T.K.  The Effectiveness of Steady Burn Warning Lights on Drums in Construction Work Zones.  In Proceedings of the 85th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2006.
  10. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K.L., McAvoy, D.S. and Chowdhury, F.  Intersection Design to Maximize Flow and Safety.  In Compendium of Technical Papers of the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2005 Technical Conference and Exhibit, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2005.
  11. Schattler, K.L., McAvoy, D.S., and Datta, T.K. A Test and Validation of Traffic Performance Characteristics of a Traffic Signal System. In Compendium of Technical Papers of the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2005 Technical Conference and Exhibit, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2005.
  12. Mitchell, J.G., Schattler, K.L., and Datta, T.K.  Use of a Driver Simulator for Evaluation of Safety Measures in Highway Work Zones. In Proceedings of the 84th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2005.
  13. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K.L. and Sharma, S.  Highway Safety Evaluation Methods- A Comparative Analysis.  In Proceedings of the European Transport Conference, Strasbourg, France, October 2003.
  14. Schattler, K.L. and Datta, T.K.  Assessing the Impacts of the Dynamic Early Lane Merge Traffic Control System.  In Compendium of Technical Papers of the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2003 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Seattle, Washington, August 2003.
  15. Kar, K., Schattler, K.L. and Datta, T.K.  A Model for Performing Statewide Traffic Crash Analysis: A Michigan Experience.  In Compendium of Technical Papers of the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2003 Technical Conference and Exhibit, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, March 2003.
  16. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K.L. and Hill, C.L.  Driver Behavior and Safety at Construction Zone Lane Merge Situations. In PTRC European Transport Forum-Traffic Management and Road Safety, Cambridge, England, September 2002.
  17. Schattler, K.L., Hill, C.L. and Datta, T.K.  Clearance Interval Design and Red Light Violations. In Compendium of Technical Papers of the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2002 Spring Conference, Palm Harbor, Florida, March 2002.
  18. Datta, T.K., Kar, K., Schattler, K.L. and Hill, C.L.   Statewide Traffic Crash Analysis Using Geographic Information System (GIS).  In Proceedings of the International Conference- Traffic Safety on Three Continents, Moscow, Russia, September, 2001.
  19. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K.L. and Kar, K.  Using GIS to Analyze Statewide Traffic Crash Data in Michigan.   In Proceedings of the PTRC European Transport Forum-Traffic Management and Road Safety, Cambridge, England, September 2001.
  20. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K.L. and Datta, S.  Median Treatments on Arterial Roadways for Safety and Efficiency.   In Proceedings of the 33rd ISATA – Automotive and Transportation Technology. Dublin, Ireland, September 2000.
  21. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K.L. and Datta, S.  An Investigation of Traffic Crash Migration at Urban Intersections. In Proceedings of the International Conference – Traffic Safety on Three Continents, Pretoria, South Africa, September 2000.
  22. Datta, T.K., Kar, K. and Schattler, K.L.   Development of a Statewide Transit System Database Using GIS in Michigan.  In Compendium of Technical Papers of the 70th Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, August 2000.
  23. Datta, T.K., Feber, D., Datta, S., Schattler, K.L. and Holland, J.  Improving Safety at Urban Intersections. In Proceedings of the Civil and Environmental Engineering - New Frontiers and Challenges, Bangkok, Thailand, November 1999.
  24. Datta, T.K., Datta, S. and Schattler, K.L.  Reducing Crashes and Red Light Violations at Older Signalized Urban Intersections.  In International Conference - Traffic Safety on Two Continents, Malmo, Sweden, September 1999.
  25. Datta, T.K., Feber, D., Datta, S. and Schattler, K.L.  Public-Private Partnership- Success in Improving Safety at Urban Intersections.  In Compendium of Technical Papers of the 69th Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 1999.
  26. Datta, T.K., Datta, S. and Schattler, K.L.  Red Light Violations at Signalized Intersections.  In Proceedings of the 32nd ISATA- Automotive Ergonomics and Safety, Vienna, Austria, June 1999.
  27. Datta, T.K., Datta, S. and Schattler, K.L.  Driver Actions at Railroad Crossings.  In Proceedings of the 32nd ISATA- Surface Transportation Advances and Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vienna, Austria, June 1999.

Technical Reports Published while at Bradley University

BU Student Co-authors shown in Bold Italics

  1. Schattler, K.L., Vadlamudi, N., and Riemann, A.  Safety Evaluation of Red Light Running Camera Systems in Illinois. FHWA-ICT-17-005.  Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, April 2017. 69 pages.
  2. Schattler, K.L., Hanson, T., Maillacheruvu, K. Effectiveness Evaluation of a Modified Right-Turn Lane Design at Intersections. FHWA-ICT-16-012. Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, June 2016. 131 pages.
  3. Schattler, K.L., Anderson, A., and Hanson, T. Safety Evaluation of Flashing Yellow Arrows for Protected / Permissive Left-Turn Control.FHWA-ICT-16-010. Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, March 2016. 97 pages.
  4. Schattler, K.L., Rietgraf, A., Burdett, B. and Lorton, W. Driver Comprehension and Operations Evaluation of Flashing Yellow Arrows. FHWA-ICT-13-0021 Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, June 2013. 57 pages.
  5. Schattler, K.L., and Lund J. State-of-the-Art Literature Review on Permissive/Protected Left-Turn Control. FHWA-ICT-13-004. Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, June 2013. 83 pages.
  6. Schattler, K.L., Rietgraf, A., Wolters, A., and Zimmerman, K. Implementing Pavement Management Systems for Local Agencies: State-of-the-Art/State-of-the-Practice. ICT-11-094. Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, December 2011. 98 pages.
  7. Wolters, A., Zimmerman, K., Schattler, K.L., and Rietgraf, A., Implementing Pavement Management Systems for Local Agencies: Implementation Guide. ICT-11-094-1. Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, December 2011. 47 pages.
  8. Schattler, K.L. Training Manual: Conducting Pavement Distress Surveys (37 pages).   Peoria County Highway Department, Peoria, Illinois. March 2009. 53 pages.
  9. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K. L., Savolainen, P. and Grillo, L. Utility Work Zone Traffic Control – Instructor’s Guide. Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. 2008. 234 pages.
  10. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K. L., Savolainen, P. and Grillo, L. Utility Work Zone Traffic Control - Training Materials. Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. 2008.195 slides.
  11. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K. L., Savolainen, P. and Grillo, L. Utility Work Zone Traffic Control Guidelines. Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. 2008. 76 pages.

Service

Professional Participation

  • Peoria Sustainability Commissioner, appointed by Mayor Jim Ardis, November 2009 to present
  • Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) Representative on the Traffic Operations and Roadside Maintenance Technical Advisory Group (TAG) , June 2010 to 2014
  • Transportation Research Board –University Representative, August 2006 – present
  • Transportation Research Board –Journal Reviewer
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers – Journal Reviewer
  • Accident Analysis and Prevention by Elsevier – Journal Reviewer, September 2014
  • Women in Transportation Seminars (WTS)    
  • Chi Epsilon – National Civil Engineering Honor Society

University Service

  • CEC Executive Council (2011 to present)
  • Graduate Coordinator and Advisor (2008 to present)
  • Innovations in Construction, Asphalt and Transportation conference (ICAT) Research Excellence Committee – Transportation group Member (2005 to present)
  • CEC Undergraduate Recruiting (2008 to 2013, 2017)
  • Faculty Search Committee Member
  • Research Excellence Committee (2005 to present)
  • Executive Committee of the Graduate Faculty (2014 to present)
  • Office of Sponsored Programs Faculty Advisory Board (2014 to present)
  • Office of Teaching and Faculty Development (OTEFD) Advisory Board and Student Engagement Panel (appointed Oct 2011 to Sept 2013)

Licensures and Certifications

Honors and Awards  

  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Construction, Bradley University - May 2018
  • 2017 High Impact Research Award, Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation in recognition of exceptional research efforts on the Evaluation of Flashing Yellow Arrows (FYA) for Protected/Permissive Left Turn (PPLT) Control project – February 2017.
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Construction, Bradley University - May 2013
  • Caterpillar Inc. Faculty Achievement Award for Scholarship, Bradley University - October 2009
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Construction, Bradley University - May 2008
  • Michigan Section Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Scholarship - December 1997                     
  • Arthur Carr Memorial Scholarship - August 1996