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Alternative Fuels
Hydrogen
Remote Sensing
Cold Region Rural Transportation
Technology Transfer

Alternative Fuels

Name Mission/Summary Point of Contact
Cornell University Our mission as a Regionally Coordinated Biobased R&D is to use state land grant universities to fund biofuels research on a variety of fronts -- Northeast Region Dr. Corrine Johnson Rutzke, PhD
120 Riley Robb Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
607-255-2467
Email: cfj4@cornell.edu
National Biodiesel Board Our Mission as a Biodiesel R&D is to have a major focus on emissions testing and standards development/acceptance Tom Verry
605 Clark Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
800-841-5849
Email: tverry@biodiesel.org
University of Kansas Transportation Research Institute Our mission is to develop new affordable solutions to existing and future transportation problems; Become a national leader in transportation research; Develop new and licensable products and, Increase the number of spin-off companies, patents, royalty licenses, a licenses, and joint ventures with industry. Dr. Robert B. Honea, PhD
Learned Hall, 1530 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-1828
Email: Bobh253@ku.edu
Rochester Institue of Technology Our mission includes the Development of Life-Cycle Economic and Environmental Analysis Methodologies: Document regional alternative fuel life cycle issues. Analyze Vehicle Cycle Infrastructure Impacts of Biofuel Transition. Dr. Nabil Z. Nasr, PhD
111 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5608
585-475-516
Email: nasr@rit.edu
Oklahoma State University Our mission as a Regionally Coordinated Biobased R&D is to use state land grant universities to fund biofuels research on a variety of fronts -- South Central Region Dr. Clarence Watson, PhD
203 Whitehurst, 214-A Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-6016
405-744-5398
Email: c.watson@okstate.edu
Oregon State University Our mission as a Regionally Coordinated Biobased R&D is to use state land grant universities to fund biofuels research on a variety of fronts -- Western Region Dr. Jan Auyoong, PhD
138 Strand Ag. Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331
541-737-1915
Email: Jan.Auyong@oregonstate.edu
South Dakota State University Our mission as a Regionally Coordinated Biobased R&D is to use state land grant universities to fund biofuels research on a variety of fronts -- North Central Region Dr. James Doolittle, PhD
100 Administration Ln, Old Foundation Bldg
Brookings, SD 57007-1998
605-696-7870
Email: James.Doolittle@sdstate.edu
University of Tennessee Our mission as a Regionally Coordinated Biobased R&D is to use state land grant universities to fund biofuels research on a variety of fronts -- Southeastern Region Dr. Timothy Rials, PhD
2506 Jacob Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
865-946-1129
Email: trials@utk.edu


Hydrogen

University of Vermont and State Agricultural College our mission is to research, develop and field test hydrogen fuel cell and biofuel transportation technology. Dr. Domenico Grasso
33 Colchester Avenue, 109 Votey Hall
Burlington, VT 05405-0156
802-656-3390
Email: dgrasso@cems.uvm.edu
Delaware State University Our Mission is to find novel materials that can store and release large quantities of hydrogen gas at moderate temperatures and pressures in order to meet Department of Energy's object of identifying by 2015 materials that will absorb 9 wt. % hydrogen. For additional information click-on. Dr. Andrew Goudy
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-857-6534
Email: agoudy@udel.edu
Website: http://chem.desu.edu/researchCenter.htm
The University of Montana Our Mission is to support DOT’s work with the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) and other emergency responder organizations and federal agencies to further develop a Hydrogen Safety Training initiative. Create working prototype of a hydrogen and solar powered monorail that transports individuals in urban settings. Dr. Paul Williamson
32 Campus Dr
Missoula, MT 59812
406-243-2932
Email: williamsonrp@mso.umt.edu


Remote Sensing

Name Mission/Summary Point of Contact
Mississippi State University Our mission for the remote sensing & spatial information technology application is streamlining transportation corridor planning processes and environmental impact assessments. Dr. Charles G O'Hara
2 Research Boulevard
Mississippi State, MS 39762
662-325-2067
Email: cgohara@gri.msstate.edu
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Our Mission is to validate an integrated remote sensing & spatial information technology system operation for freight flow congestion mitigation and a viable freight flow pricing systems for implementation in New York City Metro area. Dr. Jose Holguin-Veras
110 8th Street, Room JEC 4030
Troy, NY 12180
518-276-6221
Email: jhv@rpi.edu
University of California, Santa Barbara Our Mission is to develop and conduct field testing of a new remote sensing & spatial information technology based decision models for reducing freight congestion (improving tactical efficiencies and synchronization of port operations, deadhead trip reduction and improved facility layout) at LA-LB port by using a new network of sensors and support systems. Dr. Michael Goodchild
3227 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
805-893-8049
Email: good@geog.ucsb.edu
University of Wyoming, Western Research Institute Our mission is to aid in the development and field testing of the feasibility of a new and efficient system to determine aging and structural integrity of asphalt pavements through remote sensing technologies. The system is suitable for application to implement pre-emptive structural treatments for increasing pavement life. Dr. Fred Turner
365 North 9th Street
Laramie, WY 82072
307-721-2415
Email: Fturner@uwyo.edu
Ohio State University Our mission is the establishment of an operational system of remote sensing & spatial information technology application for freight flow congestion mitigation at heavily traveled border crossings (Michigan Ontario and Arizona Mexican crossings). Dr. Mark McCord
470 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210
614-292-2388
Email: mccord.2@osu.edu
South Dakota State University Our mission is the establishment of new hybrid remote sensing system for maintenance management of unpaved roads by using spatial data and remotely sensed imageries obtained from automated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Dr. Chunsum Zhang
Box 2201, AD 130
Brookings, SD 57007
605-688-5384
Email: chunsum.zhang@sdstate.edu
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Our mission is the establishment of an information management and visualization system for bridge infrastructure condition assessment using remote sensing & spatial information technologies. The system delivers an efficient and cost effective bridge infrastructure monitoring capability. Dr. Shenen Chen
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
704-687-6655
Email: Schen12@uncc.edu

Cold Region Rural Transportation

Name Mission/Summary Point of Contact
Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
North Dakota State University
Our mission is develop a state-of-the-art transportation center which will serve as a hub for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute's rural transportation research, education, and outreach programs. Gene Griffin
430 IACC Building, NDSU Campus
Fargo, ND 58105
(703) 231-8343
Email: Gene.griffin@ndsu.edu
Western Transportation Institute
Montana State University
The Western Transportation Institute developed a research facility in Lewistown, Montana, named Transcend for researchers to conduct basic and applied research and testing on surface transportation issues facing rural and cold regions. Eli Cuelho, P.E.
P.O. Box 174250
Bozeman, MT 59717-4250
(406) 994-7886
Email: elic@coe.montana.edu
Website: http://www.transcendlab.org/.

Technology Transfer

Name Mission Point of Contact
Transportation Research and Analysis Computing Center, Energy Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory
The Transportation Research and Analysis Center (TRACC) provides readily available computing resources to the transportation community and access to key software applications to the transportation community. Problems addressed by the TRACC staff and users of the TRACC high performance computing facilities include traffic planning, congestion management, evacuations planning, bridge flooding and scour, bridge dynamics and structural health, pavement design, roadside hardware performance, and vehicle passenger crash response. Dr. Hubert Ley
2700 International Drive, Suite 201
West Chicago, Illinois 60185
(630) 578-4247
Email: hley@anl.gov
Website: http://www.tracc.anl.gov