Khyle Clute

TITLE

Research Engineer, CTRE

PHONE

515-294-8103

EMAIL

khyle@iastate.edu

AFFILIATIONS

InTrans, CTRE

About Khyle

Khyle Clute is a research engineer at the Center for Transportation Research and Education. He currently works on behalf of Iowa Department of Transportation’s Research and Analytics Office leading their SP&R Research program.

Prior to coming to Iowa State University, he was the Methods Transportation Engineer in the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Office of Design.

He received his bachelor degrees in civil engineering and psychology from Iowa State University in 2009.

Education


  • BS, Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2009 
  • BS, Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2009 

Professional Experience


  • Research Engineer, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2017–present 
  • Transportation Engineer, Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames, IA, 2014–2017 
  • Transportation Engineering Intern, Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames, IA, 2008–2014 
  • Engineering Intern, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2007–2008 
  • Transportation Student Co-op, Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames, IA, 2006–2007 

Selected Research Projects


  • Panel Member, In-Service Evaluation of Railroad Signal and Stop Arm Pole Protection, sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation, 2017–present 
  • Panel Member, In-Service Evaluation of Culvert Extensions, sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation, 2017–present 
  • Panel Member, Interactive Highway Safety Design Manual Calibration, sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation, 2015–2017 
  • Panel Member, In-Service Performance Evaluation of Median Cable Barrier in Iowa, sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation, 2015–present 
  • Panel Chair, Crash Cushion Selection Criteria, sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation, 2015–2017 
  • Panel Member, Installation Guidance for Centerline and Edgeline Rumble Strips in Narrow Pavements, sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation, 2015–present 
  • Panel Member, Development of a Web Based Safety Analysis Tool, sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation, 2015–present 
  • Panel Member, Guidance to Predict and Mitigate Dynamic Hydroplaning on Roadways, sponsored by National Cooperative Highway Research Program, 2014–present 

Professional Affiliations, Honors and Service


  • Friend, Transportation Research Board ANB25 Standing Committee: Highway Safety Performance 
  • Friend, Transportation Research Board ANB20 Standing Committee: Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation
  • Friend, Transportation Research Board ANB10 Standing Committee: Transportation Safety Management 
  • Friend, Transportation Research Board ABG20 Standing Committee: Transportation Education and Training 
  • Member Alternate, Iowa Highway Research Board, 2017 
  • Member, Midwest States Regional Pooled Fund, 2016–2017 
  • Member Alternate, Iowa Statewide Urban Design and Specifications Committee, 2014–2017 
  • Member, Iowa Department of Transportation Work Zone Safety Committee, 2008–2017 
  • Recipient, Iowa Department of Transportation Office of Design Employee of the Year, 2016 
  • Nominee, Iowa Department of Transportation Office of Design Employee of the Year, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 
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