Jeffrey E. Purdy, PE
Jeffrey E. Purdy, PE, is an Associate Vice President and Operations Manager of Intelligent Infrastructure Systems (IIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pennoni. He joined Pennoni in 2014 and has more than three decades of experience in transportation and systems engineering, strategic planning, and capital programming.
Throughout his career, he has assisted federal, state, and local transportation and public safety agencies to implement advanced technology to achieve organizational missions, goals, and objectives. He has assisted transportation agencies across the nation, as well as overseas to develop policies, implement best practices, and design, construct, and operate infrastructure that drive organizational change, improve operational efficiency, and advance safety for the agency as well and the public.
As the Operations Manager for IIS, he is responsible for bringing innovation to the engineering and management of civil infrastructures, especially bridges. IIS accomplishes this by leveraging and implementing powerful tools, such as performance-based engineering, asset management, structural identification, and structural health and performance monitoring. These technology-based applications have been shown to lead to significant cost savings to owners while assuring the efficiency, effectiveness, and reliability of aging infrastructures. IIS specializes in the development of systems supporting Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), bridge performance monitoring, and asset management.
Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Case Western Reserve University and a master’s degree in civil engineering with a concentration in transportation systems from the University of Virginia.