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National

Lead University Sub-Grantees UTC Name/DOT Strategic Goal Contact Information
Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Pennsylvania
Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety
Prof. Raj Rajkumar
Director
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-268-8707
Email: raj@ece.cmu.edu
Web Address:  http://utc.ices.cmu.edu/utc/
Portland State University
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • University of Oregon
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Utah
National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Strategic Goal: Livable Communities
Dr. Jennifer Dill
Director
1930 SW Fourth Avenue, Suite 300, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207
Phone: 503-725-2855
Email: jdill@pdx.edu
Web Address:  http://otrec.us/NITC
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Columbia University (New York)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Princeton University (New Jersey)
  • University of Delaware
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Texas, El Paso
  • Utah State University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation
Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
Dr. Ali Maher
Director
100 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058
Phone: 848-445-2951
Email: mmaher@rci.rutgers.edu
Web Address:  http://cait.rutgers.edu/
University of California, Davis
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Vermont
National Center for Sustainable Transportation
Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
Dr. Susan Handy
Director
One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 530-752-5878
Email: slhandy@ucdavis.edu
Web Address:  http://www.its.ucdavis.edu/research/affiliate-programs/national-center-f...
University of Maryland
  • Arizona State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Morgan State University (Maryland)
  • North Carolina State University
  • Old Dominion University (Virginia)
  • University of New Orleans (Louisiana)
National Center for Strategic Transportation Policies, Investments, and Decisions
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Lei Zhang
Director
1173 Glenn L. Martin Hall, College Park, MD 20742-3021
Phone: 301-405-2881
Email: lei@umd.edu
Web Address:  http://ntc.umd.edu/

Regional

Region/Lead University Sub-Grantees UTC Name/DOT Strategic Goal Contact Information
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(Region 1)
  • Harvard University (Massachusetts)
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Maine
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
New England University Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin
Director
77 Massachusetts Avenue, E40-279, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-253-4978
Email: coughlin@mit.edu
Web Address:  http://utc.mit.edu/
City University of New York
(Region 2)
  • Clarkson University (New York)
  • College of New Jersey
  • Columbia University (New York)
  • Cornell University (New York)
  • Hofstra University (New York)
  • Manhattan College (New York)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • New York University
  • Polytechnic Institute of NYU
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (New York)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (New York)
  • Rowan University (New Jersey)
  • State University of New York, Albany
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (New Jersey)
  • Syracuse University (New York)
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
University Transportation Research Center
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Camille Kamga
Director
Marshak Hall, Suite 910, The City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031
Phone: 212-650-8087
Email: ckamga@utrc2.org
Web Address:  http://www.utrc2.org/
University of Virginia
(Region 3)
  • University of Delaware
  • Marshall University
  • Morgan State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Mid-Atlantic Transportation Sustainability (MATS) Center Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability Dr. Brian Smith
Director
Phone: (434) 343-8585
Fax: (434) 982-2951
Email: briansmith@virginia.edu
Web Address: www.matsutc.org
University of Tennessee
(Region 4)
  • Clemson University (South Carolina)
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of South Florida
Southeastern Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. Stephen H. Richards
Director
The University of Tennessee Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 325 John D. Tickle Building, Knoxville, TN 97996-2313
Phone: 865-974-0724
Email: stever@utk.edu
Web Address:  http://stc.utk.edu/
University of Minnesota
(Region 5)
  • Southern Illinois University
  • University of Akron (Ohio)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Western Michigan University
Roadway Safety Institute
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. Max Donath
Director
511 Washington Avenue S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0375
Phone: 612-625-2304
Email: donath@umn.edu
Web Address: http://www.roadwaysafety.umn.edu
University of Oklahoma
(Region 6)
  • Langston University (Oklahoma)
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Texas, El Paso
Southern Plains Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. Musharraf Zaman
Director
College of Engineering, 202 W. Boyd Street, Rm 107, Norman, OK 73019-1024
Phone: 405-325-4217
Email: zaman@ou.edu
Web Address:  http://www.sptc.org
Iowa State University
(Region 7)
  • Creighton University (Nebraska)
  • Harris-Stowe State University (Missouri)
  • University of Missouri, Columbia
  • University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Wichita State University (Kansas)
Midwest Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
Dr. Shauna L. Hallmark
Interim Director
2711 S. Loop Drive, Suite 4700, Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-294-5249
Email: shallmar@iastate.edu
Web Address: http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/mtc/
North Dakota State University
(Region 8)
  • Colorado State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Colorado, Denver
  • University of Denver (Colorado)
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wyoming
  • Utah State University
Mountain-Plains Consortium
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Denver Tolliver
Director
NDSU Dept. 2880, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-7767
Email: denver.tolliver@ndsu.edu
Web Address:  http://www.mountain-plains.org/
University of California, Berkeley
(Region 9)
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California Center on Economic Competitiveness in Transportation
Strategic Goal: Safety
Michael Cassidy
Director
416 McLaughlin Hall, #1720, Berkeley, CA 94720-1712
Phone: 510-642-7702
Email: cassidy@ce.berkeley.edu
Web Address: http://www.ucconnect.berkeley.edu/
University of Washington
(Region 10)
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Alaska
  • University of Idaho
  • Washington State University
Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans) Strategic Goal: Safety Dr. Yinhai Wang
Director
112 More Hall
Box 352700
Seattle, WA 98195-2700
Phone: (206) 616-2696
Fax: (206) 543-1546
Email: yinhai@u.washington.edu
Website: www.pactrans.org

Tier 1

Lead University Sub-Grantees UTC Name/DOT Strategic Goal Contact Information
Florida International University
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Nevada, Reno
Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
Dr. Atorod Azizinamini
Director
Florida International University, Miami, FL 33174
Phone:  402-770-6210
Email: aazizina@fiu.edu
Web Address: www.abc-utc.fiu.edu
Florida State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • University of North Florida
Center for Safe and Accessible Transportation for an Aging Population
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. John C. Sobanjo
Director
2525 Pottsdamer Street, Rm. 129, Tallahassee, FL 32310-6046
Phone:  850-410-6153
Email: jsobanjo@fsu.edu
Web Address: http://utc.fsu.edu
Maine Maritime Academy
  • University of Maine
Marine Engine Testing and Emissions Laboratory
Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
Dr. Richard Kimball
Director
204 Dismukes Hall, Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, ME 04420
Phone: 207-326-2375
Email: kimball@mma.edu
Web Address: http://www.mainemaritime.edu/metel
Michigan State University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Texas, Austin
University Transportation Center for Highway Pavement Preservation
Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
Dr. Karim Chatti
Director
3557 Engineering Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1226
Phone: 517-355-5133
Email: chatti@egr.msu.edu
Web Address: 
http://www.chpp.egr.msu.edu/
Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Rutgers University (New Jersey)
  • Southern University (Louisiana)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Miami (Florida)
University Transportation Center for Research on Concrete Applications for Sustainable Transportation
Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
Dr. Kamal H. Khayat
Director
224 Engineering Research Laboratory, 500 W. 16th Street, Rolla, MO 65409-0710
Phone: 573-341-6223
Email: khayatk@mst.edu
Web Address: address: http://www.rita.dot.gov/utc/about/grant_recipients/html/2013_grant_recipients.html
Montana State University
  • North Dakota State University
Small Urban and Rural Livability Center
Strategic Goal: Livable Communities
David Kack
Director
Montana State University College of Engineering, P.O. Box 174250, Bozeman, MT 59717-4250
Phone: 406-994-7526
Email: dkack@coe.montana.edu
Web Address:  http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/centers/small-urban-and-rural-livability-center/default.aspx
University at Buffalo, State University of New York 
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (New York)
  • George Mason University (Virginia)
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Transportation Informatics University Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Adel W. Sadek
Director
212 Ketter, Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-4367
Email: asadek@buffalo.edu
Web Address:  http://www.buffalo.edu/transinfo.html
The Ohio State University
  • Indiana University-Purdue University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
Crash-Imminent Safety University Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. Ümit Özgüner
Director
2015 Neil Avenue,  Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-5940
Email: umit@ee.eng.ohio-state.edu
Web Address:  http://citr.osu.edu/CrIS/
University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Montana State University
  • Washington State University
Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates
Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
Dr. Jenny Liu
Director
P.O. Box 757270, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7270
Phone:  907-474-1851
Email: jliu6@alaska.edu
Web Address:  http://ine.uaf.edu/cesticc/
University of Arkansas
  • Jackson State University (Mississippi)
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of New Orleans (Louisiana)
Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Heather Nachtmann
Director
4170 Bell Engineering Center, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-5857
Email: hln@uark@edu
Web Address: http://martrec.uark.edu/
University of Central Florida
  • Tuskegee University (Alabama)
  • University of Hawaii, Honolulu
Electric Vehicle Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
Dr. David L. Block
Director
12201 Research Parkway, Suite 501, Orlando, FL 32826
Phone: 321-638-1001
Email: block@fsec.ucf.edu
Web Address: http://evtc.fsec.ucf.edu/INDEX.HTM
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Rose-Hulman institute of Technology (Indiana)
  • University of Illinois, Chicago
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Tennessee
National University Rail Center
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Christopher P. L. Barkan
Director
1245 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250, 205 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801-2352
Phone: 212-244-6338
Email:  cbarkan@illinois.edu
Web Address:  http://www.nurailcenter.org/
University of Iowa
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
Safety Research Using Simulation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. Susan T. Chrysler
Director
2401 Oakdale Boulevard, Iowa City, IA 52242-5003
Phone:  319-335-4685
Email: susan-chrysler@uiowa.edu
Web Address: http://safersim.nads-sc.uiowa.edu/
University of Michigan
  • Texas A&M University
Center for Advancing Transportation Leadership and Safety
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. David W. Eby
Director
2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: 734-763-8107
Email: eby@umich.edu
Web Address: www.atlas-center.org
University of Nevada-Reno
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of New Mexico
Institute for Safety and Operations of Large-Area Rural-Urban Intermodal Systems
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. Zong Tian, P.E.
Director
University of Nevada, Reno, MS 258, Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-784-1232
Email: zongt@unr.edu
Web Address: http://www.unr.edu/solaris
University of South Florida
  • Florida International University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Illinois, Chicago
National Center for Transit Research
Strategic Goal: Livable Communities
Mr. Joel Volinski
Director
4202 E. Fowler Avenue CUT100, Tampa, FL 33620-5375
Phone:  813-974-9847
Email: volinski@cutr.usf.edu
Web Address: http://www.nctr.usf.edu/
University of Southern California
  • California State University, Long Beach
Metropolitan Transportation University Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Genevieve Giuliano
Director
650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626
Phone: 213-740-3956
Email: giuliano@price.usc.edu
Web Address:  http://www.metrans.org/about/
University of Texas - Pan American
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University Transportation Center for Railway Safety
Strategic Goal: Safety
Dr. Constantine Tarawneh
Director
1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
Phone: 956-665-2394
Email: tarawneh@utpa.edu
Web Address: http://railwaysafety.utpa.edu
University of Texas at Austin   Data-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning Center
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Dr. Chandra R. Bhat
Director
301 E. Dean Keeton St., C1761, Austin, TX 78712-0278
Phone:  512-471-4535
Email: bhat@mail.utexas.edu
Web Address: http://ctr.utexas.edu/research/d-stop/
Western Michigan University
  • Tennessee State University
  • University of Texas, Arlington
  • Utah State University
  • Wayne State University (Michigan)
Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities
Strategic Goal: Livable Communities
Dr. Jun-Seok Oh
Director
1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-5316
Phone: 269-276-3216
Email: jun.oh@wmich.edu
Web Address:  http://www.wmich.edu/transportationcenter