The CMAT program researches innovative construction technologies and processes for the transportation industry. CMAT is a program of the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University.

Support Services for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

The Construction Management and Technology (CMAT) Program at Iowa State University is developing a clearinghouse of training, consulting, and professional development resources for disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs).

Resources will be posted here as they become available.


Speed Networking Event, September 6, 2018

Iowa Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program and American General Contractors (AGC) of Iowa invite DBEs to a speed networking event with general contractors at Iowa State University on September 6, 2018. AGC is organizing a BBQ event after this speed networking event.

This is a great opportunity to network with other contractors and explore potential business opportunities. If you are interested in participating in this event, please RSVP at the link below. We plan to host a total of 20 DBEs on a first come, first served basis.

If you have questions, please contact Hongtao Dang,


For More Information

For more information about DBE resources, please contact Jennifer Shane, 515-294-1703,

For more information about DBEs and the Iowa Department of Transportation, visit