Welcome to the Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology at the University of Waterloo

undefinedThe Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology (CPATT) is a partnership between universities, the public sector, and the private sector, involving a board of advisors and a research team responsible for the planning, management, and conduct of the research program. 

CPATT research focuses on structural design, construction and maintenance technology, materials and geotechnical engineering, field evaluation methods, equipment and data processing, intelligent transportation systems and safety, as well as risk and reliability methods.

There’s a lot we’re proud of here, and whether you’re a prospective or current student, one of our graduates or just curious about the centre, we invite you to check out more information on our webpage.


Susan L. Tighe, Ph.D., P.Eng.   


Norman W. McLeod Professor in Sustainable Pavement Engineering

Director of the Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology                                                                                                     

Engineering Research: Sustainable Pavement    


  1. Sep. 15, 2017Summer 2017 CPATT Newslettercp

    Welcome to our Summer 2017 addition of CPATT News!

  2. June 9, 2017CEGES wins best Student Chapterceges

    We are very proud to announce that the Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering Society (CEGES) UW Chapter, has been named the President’s Best Student Chapter!

    After a thorough review of annual reports from 26 student chapters by the Student Affairs committee, CEGES was awarded the top position amidst very keen competition.

    The committee travelled to the CSCE Conference in Vancouver, to accept the award in person, and share their experiences with other chapter leaders.

  3. June 8, 2017Appointment of Professor Susan Tighetighe

    "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Susan Tighe as Deputy Provost, Integrated Planning and Budgeting and Professor Diana Parry as Associate Vice-President, Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion, for two-year terms commencing 1 July 2017," wrote Vice-President, Academic & Provost Ian Orchard in a memo circulated to campus on Tuesday.

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