Kerrie Schattler

Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator

Jobst Hall 209
(309) 677-2779
kschattler@bradley.edu

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

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
  • Technician, Engineering Testing and Services, Inc., Plymouth, MI May 1995 – Aug. 1995

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

  • CE 100: Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • CE 310: Probability, Statistics & Decision-Making in CE.
  • CE 480: Transportation Engineering
  • CE 492: Assessment of International Transportation Systems

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
  • CE 591: Sustainable Transportation Systems 

Scholarship

External Grants:

  • 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 $105,000 from 2014 – 2017.  
  • Crash-Based Safety Evaluation ICT R27-SP32, (Principal Investigator [PI]- Schattler), Sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation, August 16, 2016 – April 15, 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 & 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 & 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:

Graduate Students

  1. Rasagnya Kaza (Fall 16)
  2. Naveen Vadlamudi (Spring 16, Fall 16)
  3. Trevor Hanson (Spring 15, Summer 15, Fall 15, Spring 16)
  4. Mohammed Ali (Fall 14, Spring 15, Summer 15, Fall 15, Spring 16)
  5. Raj Chadalawada (Fall 14, Spring 15, Summer 15, Fall 15)
  6. Eric Anderson (Summer 14, Fall14, Spring 15, Summer 15, Fall 15)
  7. Akwasi Nketia (Fall 14)
  8. Bhagi Bommareddy (Fall 13)
  9. Travis Wallenfang (Summer 13, Fall 13, Spring 14, Summer 14)
  10. Cody Gulla (Spring 13, Summer 13, Fall 13, Spring 14)
  11. Mahmood Raza (Spring 13 supported by CEC Department)
  12. Eduardo Ortiz (Fall 12)
  13. Marc Budzynski (Summer 12, Fall 12, Spring 13, Summer 13)
  14. Cliff Holly (Summer 12, Fall 12, Spring 13)
  15. William Lorton (Summer 11, Fall 1, Spring 12, Summer 12, Fall 12)
  16. Jessica Lund (Spring 11, Summer 11, Fall 11, Spring 12, Summer 12)
  17. Utkarsh Pandey (Fall 10 supported by CEC Dept., Spring 11)
  18. Ashley Reitgraf (Summer 10, Fall 10, Spring 11, Summer 11, Fall 11)
  19. Collette Glauber (Summer 07, Fall 07, Spring 08, Summer 08)
  20. Matthew Christ (Fall 06, Spring 07, Summer 07)
  21. Joseph Wakim (Summer 06)
  22. Manoj Pokharel (Fall 08, Spring 09)

Undergraduate Students

  1. Dorothea O’Shea (Spring 15, Summer 17)
  2. Riley Beekhuizen (Summer 17)
  3. Anne Riemann (Spring 15, Fall 16 )
  4. Ryan Ruff (Fall 16)
  5. Casey Kramer (Fall 16)
  6. Graeme Miles (Summer 16)
  7. Gerardo Covarrubias (Summer 16, Fall 16)
  8. Samantha Brothers (Fall 15, Spring 16)
  9. David Green (Spring 16)
  10. Caleb Beck (Summer 15, Fall 15, Spring 16)
  11. Steffen Uhrich (Summer 15, Fall 15, Spring 16)
  12. Marlon Solito-Vargas (Summer 14, Fall 14, Spring 15)
  13. Nathan Lash (Summer 14, Fall 14, Spring 15)
  14. Shelby Speirer (Spring 15)
  15. Curtis Nelson (Spring 15)
  16. Eric Reynolds (Spring 15)
  17. Alexis Robinson (Spring 15)
  18. Jon Nelson (Spring 15)
  19. Lindsey Burke (Spring 15)
  20. Kenneth Armstrong (Spring 15)
  21. Julio Gallegos (Spring 15)
  22. Brian Bouris (Spring 15)
  23. Jeremy Lee (Spring 15)
  24. Ethan Druszkowski (Spring 15)
  25. Abbey Buehler (Spring 15)
  26. Rebecca Neuman (Spring 15)
  27. Andrew Thompson (Spring 15)
  28. Eric Althoff (Spring 15)
  29. Sean Ireland (Spring 15)
  30. Matt Sainz (Spring 15)
  31. Trevor Hanson (Spring 14, Summer 14, Fall 14)
  32. Eric Anderson (Spring 14)
  33. Brendan May (Summer 13, Fall 13, Spring 14, Summer 14)
  34. Blake Steffens (Summer 2013)
  35. Onsel Badur (Summer 2013)
  36. Vince Micek (Spring 13)
  37. Luke Foresman (Fall 12)
  38. Katlyn Melton (Summer 2011)
  39. Kevin Liccar (Summer 2011)
  40. Daniel Bryne (Summer 2011)
  41. Jonathan Scaro (Summer 2011)
  42. Cody Gulla (Fall 11, Spring 12, Fall 12)
  43. Adam Shedor (Fall 11, Spring 12)
  44. Beau Burdett (Summer 11, Fall 11, Spring 12, Summer 12, Fall 12, Spring 13, Summer 13)
  45. Nicholas Pitzen (Summer 11, Fall 11, Spring 12, Summer 12)
  46. Daniel Frohlich (Summer 08, Fall 08)
  47. Mitchell Wedell (Summer 08, Fall08)
  48. Cyndi Stenwall (Summer 08, Fall 08)
  49. Phillip Keller (Summer 08, Fall08)
  50. Utkarsh Pandey (Summer 08, Fall 08)
  51. William Pearsall (Summer 08)
  52. Nicholas Homerding (Fall 07, Spring 08)
  53. Luke Nelson (Fall 07, Spring 08)
  54. Matthew Mathien (Fall 07, Spring 08)
  55. Jason Shurtz (Fall 07)

Publications:  

BU Student Co-authors shown in Blue

Refereed Journal Papers

  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 Board 2636, 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. 75.  February 2015.  pp. 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 Board 2384, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2013.     pp. 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 at BU

Note: TRB Conference papers accepted for publication in the Journal are only listed once, above.  

BU Student Co-authors shown in Blue

  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, KL., 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. 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.

Technical Reports Published at Bradley University

BU Student Co-authors shown in Blue

  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.  
  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.
  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.
  4. Schattler, K.L., and A. Lund. State-of-the-Art Literature Review on Permissive/Protected Left-Turn Control. FHWA-ICT-13-004. Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, June 2013.
  5. Schattler, K.L., Rietgraf, B. Burdett, and W. Lorton. Driver Comprehension and Operations Evaluation of Flashing Yellow Arrows. FHWA-ICT-13-0021 Illinois Center for Transportation, Rantoul, IL, June 2013.
  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.
  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.
  8. Schattler, K.L. Training Manual: Conducting Pavement Distress Surveys (37 pages).   Peoria County Highway Department, Peoria, Illinois. March 2009.
  9. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K. L., Savolainen, P. and Grillo, L. Utility Work Zone Traffic Control – Instructor’s Guide (234 pages). Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. 2008.
  10. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K. L., Savolainen, P. and Grillo, L. Utility Work Zone Traffic Control - Training Materials (195 slides). Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. 2008.
  11. Datta, T.K., Schattler, K. L., Savolainen, P. and Grillo, L. Utility Work Zone Traffic Control Guidelines (76 pages). Federal Highway Administration, US Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. 2008.

Service

Professional Participation

  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)- University Representative
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) member
  • TRB & ITE Journal Reviewer
  • Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) Representative on the Traffic Operations & Roadside Maintenance Technical Advisory Group (TAG)
  • Women in Transportation Seminars (WTS)

University Service

  • Graduate Coordinator
  • Research Excellence Committee Director
  • Teaching Excellence Committee Member
  • Search Committee Member
  • Center for Emerging Technologies in Infrastructure (CETI) 
  • Conference Committee Member for International Construction Innovation Conference (ICIC)
  • Innovations Conference on Asphalt and Transportation (ICAT)
  • CEC Undergraduate Recruiting Member
  • Peoria Sustainability Commissioner.

Licensures & Certifications

Honors and Awards

2008 CEC Outstanding Faculty Award Recipient Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Bradley University

Affiliations

  • Member of Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
  • Member of Chi Epsilon– National Civil Engineering Honor Society
  • Member of Women in Transportation Seminars (WTS)