New Innovation Subcommittee PDF Print E-mail

MdQI is pleased to announce the creation of a new subcommittee - the Innovation Subcommittee.  The goal of the new subcommittee will be to facilitate the rapid implementation of technology, tactics and techniques among transportation program delivery professionals at all levels of government and throughout the private and non-profit sector to ensure smart, efficient investment in highway infrastructure. 

The Co-Chairs will be Dave Coyne of JMT and Aaron Jones, Innovations Manager from MDOT SHA's Office of Policy and Research.  The group will meet for the first time in early June 2017; if you have an interest in the new subcommittee, please contact Dave at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Aaron at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The subcommittee members include Subrat Mahapatra – MDOT SHA Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering; Eric Marabello – MDOT SHA Office of Highway Development; Jeff Robert – MDOT SHA Office of Structures; Ben Gilardi – MDOT SHA Office of Highway Development; Dr. Andrew Farkas – Director, National Transportation Center, Morgan State University; Dr. Lei Zhang – Director, National Transportation Center, University of Maryland; Bimal Devkota – Baltimore City Department of Transportation; Mark DeLuca – County Engineers Association of MD; and John Schofield – MDOT SHA Office of Communications.