Special Projects & Initiatives

Doug Kreis PhD, PE, PMP

Director  • (859) 257-6898

For over 20 years at the Center, Doug Kreis (BSMNG 1995; Ph.D. CE 2016) has built an expansive portfolio of interdisciplinary transportation research. As Director, Dr. Kreis oversees KTC’s operations as well as a number of research programs and research support services at KTC, including Traffic and Safety; Special Projects and Initiatives; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Decision Analytics; Technology Transfer; Policy, Finance, and Economics; Transportation Education and Professional Development; Marketing, Media and Technical Review; and Library Services. He also brings nearly 15 years of experience in the construction industry, where he operated and managed his own construction firm. Dr. Kreis has established research expertise in the areas of freight security, supply chain management, transportation finance, intelligent transportation systems, construction management, and business management. Since 2000, Dr. Kreis has been a certified Project Management Professional. He has received accreditation from the American Society of Transportation and Logistics as well, and maintains a membership with the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers.