Welcome to RPUG

The purpose of the Road Profile Users’ Group (RPUG) is to serve as a forum for the exchange of information between end users, data collectors, vendors, construction and design engineers and researchers who have an interest in road profiles, road roughness/smoothness, pavement surface textures/friction, tire-pavement noise, and safety-related topics.

News and Events

  • The First Japanese RPUG Conference (JRPUG) will be held in Sapporo, Japan on April 19, 2019. The theme is “Knowledge Exchange for Pavement Diagnosis Innovation“.  Dr. George K. Chang will teach a ProVAL workshop onsite.  Check out the flyer for further details.
  • The 2019 ProVAL workshop schedule is updated. Check it out!
  • The 2019 RPUG conference will be held in Roanoke, VA from Sept. 17 to 21, 2019 as a joint meeting with Pavement Evaluation 2019.
  • The 2019 ERPUG conference will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania from October 17 to 18, 2019.