Earl 'Rusty' Lee

Earl “Rusty” Lee
Director, Delaware Center for Transportation
Coordinator, Delaware T² Center

Telephone: (302) 831-6241
Fax: (302) 831-0674
Email: elee@udel.edu
Dr. Earl “Rusty” Lee joined the University of Delaware’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in September 2007 as an assistant professor and was also appointed as Director of Advanced Traffic Operations for the Delaware Center for Transportation. He received his bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from Rensselaer, before joining the Navy’s submarine service. His 24 year career, both active duty and reserve, included assignments as Chief Engineer of the nuclear ballistic missile submarine, James K. Polk, staff of the Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic Fleet, and the staffs of the Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Navy Region Northeast, working in the development of emergency response plans and overseeing training exercises. He returned to Rensselaer in the fall of 2000 as a student and was hired by the Institute in August 2001. He has a master’s degree in Management and a PhD in Decision Science and Engineering Systems.  Dr. Lee’s research interests include applied operations research methodologies in the areas of homeland security, hazards mitigation, and vulnerability; technologies for collaborative decision making, with particular emphasis on incident and emergency management; advanced traffic engineering; intelligent transportation systems.  He is teaching in the areas of transportation engineering and project management.
Dr. Lee’s Bio Page

Jerome Lewis

Jerome Lewis
Associate Director

Telephone: (302) 831-1709
Fax: (302) 831-3488
Email: jlewis@udel.edu
Dr. Lewis is the Director of Institute of Public Administration and Professor in the College of Human Services, Education and Public Policy. He was the Interim Director of DTI from ’93-’95.
Dr. Jerome Lewis’s Bio Page

Tiffine Cannelongo

Tiffine Cannelongo
Budget Administrator

Telephone: (302) 831-7094
Email: tiffine@udel.edu

Mrs. CanneLongo came to DCT in November of 2020. She brings years of State and Federal financial/grant knowledge to DCT.  She manages and reconciles our financial accounts.  She maintains and collects student funding for stipend/tuition.  She manages payroll distributions for faculty and staff also.  She reviews all grant documents before submitting proposals.  She prepares and submits grant proposals in our financial systems for the research office to submit.  Works closely with the research office on all grant and project matters.  She works with sponsors to coordinate extensions, reporting requirements and amendments that may be needed.  Tiffine works closely with faculty and project PIs to estimate/project financial account balances.  Tiffine prepares monthly financial reports to faculty and PIs on DCT related/managed projects.

Matt Carter

Matheu Carter
T² Engineer

Telephone: (302) 831-7236
Fax: (302) 831-0674
Email: matheu@udel.edu
Matt Carter is a civil and environmental engineer, licensed in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Georgia.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at The George Washington University in Washington, DC.  His 20+ years of professional background includes transportation, storm water, water/wastewater, solid waste, hazardous waste, and fleet management in the areas of heavy construction, design consulting, litigation support, regulatory oversight, and public and private sector administration.  In addition to his prior work in construction and private consulting, Matt was Director of Public Works and Capital Facilities Administrator for Cecil County, Maryland.  He is currently the T²  Engineer and Municipal Circuit Rider for the Delaware Center for Transportation’s T²  Center at the University of Delaware.

Sandra Wolfe

Sandra Wolfe
Event Coordinator

Telephone: (302) 831-4094
Fax: (302) 831-0674
Email: sandiw@udel.edu
Ms. Wolfe joined DCT in May 2004. She brings to DCT her excellent clerical skills and experience to assist the Center in all aspects. She is responsible for coordinating all DCT events, compiles information for the DCT Newsletter and manages the DCT website. She assists the Delaware T² Center with coordinating the logistics of workshops, courses and events that are hosted by the Center.