Dr. Gary Jordan

Dr Gary Jordan

Assistant Professor



Dr Gary Jordan serves as an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics from the United States Military Academy in 1987.  His varied educational background includes an MBA (with a concentration in finance) from the University of Maine, an MA in Economics from the University of New Hampshire, and MS and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering (with an emphasis on Transportation Systems Engineering) from the University at Buffalo – State University of New York. Dr. Jordan is an active member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  He serves on AREMA's Education & Professional Development Committee and is a past board member of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of ASCE. Dr Jordan has also served at local, state, and national levels through various roles including Town Planning Board member, State Trooper (Maine), and military officer.  Dr Jordan retired from the military as a Lieutenant Colonel after 23 years of service which included Active Army, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard affiliations.  Dr Jordan is a veteran of Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom.  Before coming to West Point, he completed a post-doctoral assignment at the Alabama Transportation Institute at the University of Alabama and three years as an Assistant Professor at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Publications & Presentations

  • Contributor: Overview of Highway Construction Cost Comparisons, Policy Report ATPRC-2020-002, Alabama Transportation Policy Research Center, University of Alabama, January 2020.
  • Primary author: Identify elderly travel time disparities using a correlated grouped random parameters hazard-based duration approach. Jordan, G., Anastasopoulos, P., Peeta, S., Somenahalli, S., Rogerson, P., Research in Transportation Business & Management (Vol-Ageing and Mobility), September 2019.
  • Contributor: Review of Motor Vehicle Safety Inspections for Passenger Vehicles in Texas as presented to The Honorable Bob Hall, Texas State Senator, March 6, 2019.
  • Presenter: Correlated grouped random parameters hazard-based analysis of elderly travel times. Jordan, G., Anastasopoulos, P., Peeta, S., Somenahalli, S., Rogerson, P., 2019 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Review Board in Washington, DC; Poster presentation, January 2019.
  • Presenter: Analyzing elderly travel times using a correlated grouped random parameters approach. Jordan, G., Anastasopoulos, P., Peeta, S., Somenahalli, S., Rogerson, P., Livable Communities Conference at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI: Conference presentation, June 2018.