Mr. Dwight L. Farmer, P.E.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Deputy Executive Director, Transportation and Emergency Management
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
Mr. Dwight Farmer is an adjunct faculty member in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department. He received a B.S. degree "With Distinction" in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a registered professional engineer. Mr. Farmer was awarded Government Engineer of the year award in 2004 by the Norfolk Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Farmer was appointed by the Governor to the Virginia Rail Advisory Board in 2005 and has served as chairman and a member of numerous statewide advisory committees to the Virginia General Assembly, Virginia Department of Transportation and the office of the State Secretary of Transportation during the past two decades. These assignments have included a review of the Commonwealth of Virginia's public infrastructure investment policies as well as the equity of statewide allocation formulas. Mr. Farmer's tenure with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission has encompassed a variety of technical engineering and planning issues, regional and statewide policies as well as development and evaluation of alternative infrastructure financing. Mr. Farmer has an appointment with Old Dominion University in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department as an Adjunct Associate Professor with over 25 years experience providing instruction in undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the field of Transportation Engineering.