Karen Schurr

Karen Schurr

Karen Schurr
Contact Information:
330H WHIT
Lincoln: City Campus
(402) 472-2233
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Lecturer
  • Certified Manager Certificate, James Madison University, 1993
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1981
  • B.A. Geography, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1975

Courses Taught

Honors and Awards

  • Manager of the Year, Roadway Design and Engineering Divisions, 1996
  • Civil Engineering Faculty Teaching Excellence Award: 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005
  • Contributions to Students Recognition by UNL Teaching Council: 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Engineering Excellence Award by Eastern Chapter of the Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers for I-80/I-680 Interchange Project, Omaha, NE, 1998

Selected Publications

Daniel Jessen, Karen Schurr, Patrick T. McCoy, Geza Pesti, and Ryan Huff. Operating Speed Prediction on Crest Vertical Curves of Rural Two-Lane Highways in Nebraska. Journal of the Transportation Research Board Record No. 1751, TRB, National Research Council, Washington D.C., 2001, pp. 67-75

Karen Schurr, Patrick T. McCoy, Geza Pesti, and Ryan Huff. Relationship of Design, Operating and Posted Speed on Horizontal Curves on Rural Two-Lane Highways in Nebraska. Journal of the Transportation Research Board Record, No. 1796, TRB, National Research Council, Washington D.C., 2002.

Karen Schurr, Benjamin Spargo, Ryan Huff, Geza Pesti. Predicted 95th-Percentile Speeds on Curved Alignments Approaching a Stop. Journal of the Transportation Research Board Record, Publication Pending, TRB, National Research Council, Washington D.C., 2005

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