Materials and Tests Division Director
Ryan C. Barborak, P.E., is the director of TxDOT’s Materials and Tests Division.
Barborak earned his bachelor of science degree and master of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003 and 2005. He began his career with TxDOT in January 2006 working as an engineering assistant in the Construction Division Rigid Pavement and Concrete Materials Branch.
In January 2013, Barborak accepted a position as a Transportation Engineer in the Flexible Pavements Branch of the Construction Division. In December 2018, he accepted the position as the Flexible Pavements Section Director of the Materials and Tests Division.
In August 2020, Barborak was appointed as the deputy division director of the Materials and Tests Division.
Barborak was appointed as the Materials and Tests Division Director in September 2021 and currently serves in this position.