Adam M. Pike is an Associate Research Engineer and Program Manager in the Signs and Markings Program at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Mr. Pike has over 14 years of experience in the signs and markings program, participating in research studies for the Texas Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, state agencies, and private industry. He has conducted research in areas of traffic signing, pavement marking, and work zones with an emphasis on traffic engineering principles, visibility needs, human factors, cost-benefit analysis, safety implications, and infrastructure needs of advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicles. Mr. Pike authored or co-authored on over 40 articles, papers, or reports.
Mr. Pike holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. In 2009, Mr. Pike received the TTI/Trinity New Researcher Award. In 2012, Mr. Pike received a Young Professional Best Paper Award from the Transportation Research Board, Maintenance and Preservation Section. In 2016, Mr. Pike received the Fred Burggraf Award, for the best young professional paper from the Transportation Research Board. Mr. Pike is active with multiple committees of the Transportation Research Board, and is a member of the Signing and Marking Materials Committee (AHD55). Mr. Pike is also involved with multiple committees of ASTM International. Mr. Pike is a registered professional engineer in Texas, No. 105117.