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Jeremy R. Chapman

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Dr. Jeremy Chapman’s areas of expertise include urban and rural highway design, transportation systems, traffic control devices, traffic impact analysis, and the legal aspects of engineering. He has served as a consultant in most areas of transportation engineering and also has a law degree. In addition to teaching, Dr. Chapman is the advisor of the pre-law and triathlon clubs.

Teaching Interests

  • Transportation and traffic engineering
  • Geometric design of roadways
  • Surveying
  • Engineering economic analysis
  • Legal aspects of engineering

Research Experiences

  • Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory, University of Wisconsin
  • Consulting, Becher-Hoppe Associates
  • Consulting, TransCore ITS
  • Consulting, PBS&J
  • Traffic Operations Laboratory, University of Illinois

Select Publications & Presentations

  • Chapman, J. R., “Declining to Charge, Declining to Prosecute: What Prevents Many Pedestrian and Bicycling Deaths from Leading to Criminal Charges?”, University Transportation Centers Spotlight Conference: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety, Washington, D.C., 2016
  • Chapman, J. R., “Institutional Obstacles to Research and Implementation Activities,” Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Madison, Wisconsin, 2016
  • Chapman, J. R., “Evaluation of Lateral Clearance Distances between Vehicles and Bicycles during Overtaking Maneuvers on Rural Roads,” Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2016
  • Chapman, J. R., “Modeling Real-Time Driver Behavior When Overtaking Bicycles on Rural Roads,” University of Illinois, 2014
  • Chapman, J. R. and Noyce, D. A., “Influence of Geometric Elements on Driver Behavior When Overtaking Bicyclists on Rural Roads,” Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol. 1(1), 28-38, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • Alumni Spotlight, Marquette University College of Engineering, 2013
  • Best Professional Paper, Wisconsin Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • Eisenhower Graduate Research Fellowship, Federal Highway Administration 

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin, Civil Engineering, 2012
  • JD, University of Wisconsin, 2008
  • MS, University of Illinois, Civil Engineering, 2001  
  • BS, Marquette University, Civil Engineering, 2000