2012 UTCs


Tier 1 UTCs
Tier 1 Transit UTCs
Regional UTCs

Tier 1 UTCs

Tier 1 UTCs




Carnegie Mellon
The Technologies for Safe
and Efficient Transportation
(T-SET) University
Center focuses on technologies
will make all modes of surface
transportation safer and
more efficient through in-vehicle
and infrastructure safety
technologies, human factors
and large-scale
mobility and data analytics
The Technologies for Safe and
Efficient Transportation (T-SET)
University Transportation Center
Director, Prof. Raj Rajkumar
Collaborative Innovation Center
Carnegie Mellon University
4720 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 268-8707
Fax: (412) 268-9344
Email: raj@ece.cmu.edu
Website: utc.ices.cmu.edu
Georgia Institute of Technology
Transportation systems
performance and management,
including addressing the critica
l interactions between safety,
infrastructure and services,
and economic competitiveness. 
National Center for Transportation
Systems Productivity and Management (NCTSPM)
Management (NCTSPM)
Dr. Michael Hunter, Director
Georgia Institute of Technology
790 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404-894-0404
Fax: 404-894-2278
Marshall University
Innovations in multimodal
freight and passenger
transportation systems
and infrastructure to
foster sustainable
economic development.
Transportation Infrastructure
Systems Director,
Dr. Wael Zatar
112 Gullickson Hall
18th St. & 3rd Ave.
Huntington, WV 25755‐2586
Phone: (304) 696‐6043
Fax: (304) 696‐5454
Email: zatar@marshall.edu
Website: http://www.mticutc
Mississippi State
Promoting development
of an integrated,
economically competitive,
efficient, safe, secure,
and sustainable national
intermodal transportation
etwork for both freight
and passenger mobility.
National Center for Intermodal
Director, Dr. John Usher
Mississippi State University
National Center for Intermodal
Transportation for Economic
Competitiveness (NCITEC)
McCain Hall
479-2 Hardy Rd.,
PO Box 9542
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: (662) 325-7624
Fax: (662) 325-7618
Email: usher@ise.msstate.edu
Website: www.ncitec.
Portland State
NITC's theme is safe,
healthy, and sustainable
transportation choices
to foster livable
NITC emphasizes
all modes of transportation,
including bicycling,
walking, personal
vehicles, transit,
and freight.
National Institute for
and Communities (NITC)
Director, Jennifer Dill, Ph.D.
Physical Address:
1930 SW Fourth Ave.
Suite 301U
Portland, OR 97201-5304
Mailing Address: 
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
Phone: (503) 725-2855
Fax: (503) 725-2880
Email: jdill@pdx.edu
Website: http://nitc.trec.pdx.edu/
Rutgers University
The CAIT consortium
comprises leading
academic institutions
and a national network
of laboratories
addressing all key
aspects of the state
of good repair, as well
as the promotion
of safety and economic
Center for Advanced
Infrastructure and Transportation
Director, Ali Maher, Ph.D.
Rutgers, The State University
of New Jersey
100 Brett Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058
Phone: (848) 445-2999
Fax: (732) 445-3325
Email: mmaher@rci.rutgers.edu
Website: cait.rutgers.edu
University of Idaho
TranLIVE (Transportation
for Livability by Integrating
Vehicles and the
Environment) is a
university research
collaboration focused
on developing technologies
to reduce the
environmental impact
of the transportation system.
Director, Ahmed Abdel-Rahim
University of Idaho
115B Engineering/Physics Bldg.
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-0901
Phone: (208) 885-2957
Fax: (208) 885-9031
Email: ahmed@uidaho.edu,
Website: www.tranliveutc.org
University of Illinois,
The National University
Rail (NURail) Center
consortium's focus is
improving and expanding
rail engineering and
transport education,
research, workforce
development, and
technology transfer
in the U.S.
University of Illinois at
Director, Christopher P.L.
Barkan, PhD
National University Rail
Center (NURail)
1245 Newmark Civil
Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
University of Illinois at
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-6338
Fax: (217) 333-1924
Email: cbarkan@illinois.edu
Website: http://www.nurail
University of
Wisconsin, Madison
CFIRE performs research,
education and outreach
activities designed to
make the U.S. multimodal
freight system work
for economic recovery
and quality of life.
Director, Teresa M. Adams
2205 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1691
Phone: (608) 263-3175
Fax: (608) 263-2512
Email: adams@engr.wisc.edu
Website: www.wistrans.org/cfire
Virginia Polytechnic
Institute and Sta te University
Advanced operations
focused on connected vehicles and infrastructure.
Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure
University Transportation Center
Director, Dr. Tom Dingus
Virginia Tech Transportation
3500 Transportation Research
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-1501/1547
Fax: (540) 231-1555
Email: tdingus@vtti.vt.edu
Website: www.connected

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Tier 1 Transit UTCs 

Tier 1 Transit UTCs 
San Jose State
MNTRC focuses on addressing
policy and technical matters
to deliver solutions that
improve public transportation.
Mineta Transportation Institute
Lead University)
Executive Director, Dr. Karen Philbrick,
210 North 4th Street, 4th Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 924-7561
Fax: (408) 924-7565
Email: karen.philbrick@sjsu.edu
Website: transweb.sjsu.edu/mntrc
University of
South Florida
Making public transportation
and alternative forms of
transportation, including
managed lanes, safe,
effective, efficient, desirable,
and secure.
National Center For Transit Research
Director, Dr. Robert L. Bertini
4202 E. Fowler Avenue, USF – CUT 100
Tampa, FL 33620-5375
Phone: (813) 974-9797
Website: www.nctr.usf.edu

Regional UTCs

Regional UTCs
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Region 1)
The New England Center
focuses its research
investments on safety
and livable communities.
With an emphasis on
highways and transit, three integrated technology
research categories
are addressed by the Center's research, education
and technology transfer
activities: ubiquitous
intelligence, big data and user performance across the
New England University
Transportation Center
Director, Dr. Joseph Coughlin
Mailing Address:
New England UTC
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, E40-279
Cambridge, MA 02139
Physical Address:
New England UTC
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
One Amherst Street E40-279
Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone: (617) 253-4978
Fax: (617) 258-7570
Email: coughlin@mit.edu
Website: utc.mit.edu
City University of New York (Region 2)
Functioning as a consortium
of seventeen major
Universities throughout
the USDOT Region 2,
the University Transportation Research Center's
primary focus is the
stewardship, management, planning, and future
evolution of transportation
systems, in the face
of emerging policy challenges.
University Transportation
Research Center
Marshak Hall, Room 910
Director, Camille Kamga, Ph.D.
The City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Phone: (212) 650-8087
Fax: (212) 650-7374
Email: ckamga@utrc2.org
Website: www.utrc2.org
Penn State University (Region 3)
MAUTC is a regionally-
based, six-university
consortium that
conducts surface
transportation research
related to planning, design, operations, safety, and
Mid-Atlantic University
Transportation Center
Director, Dr. Martin T.
The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute
The Pennsylvania State University
201 Transportation Research Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802-4710
Phone: (814) 863-3954
Fax: (814) 863-3707
Email: mtp5@psu.edu
Website: www.mautc.psu.edu
University of Florida (Region 4)
The STRIDE regional
consortium focuses on
research, education,
workforce  development
and technology transfer
activities in three major
areas critical to the
needs of the southeastern
U.S.: safety, livable
communities and
economic competitiveness.
Southeastern Transportation
Research, Innovation, Development
and Education Center (STRIDE)
Director, Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D.
University of Florida
365 Weil Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 392-9537, Ext. 1452
Fax: (352) 846-1699
Email: elefter@ce.ufl.edu
Website: http://www.stride.
Purdue University (Region 5)
Integrated and sustainable transportation solutions
for policy, planning,
design implementation,
operations, maintenance
 and management.
Director, Dr. Srinivas Peeta
3000 Kent Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906-1075
Phone: (765) 496-9726
Fax: (765) 807-3123
Email: peeta@purdue.edu
Texas A&M University (Region 6)
Sustainable transportation
solutions to enhance
economic prosperity
and the quality of life.
Southwest Region University Transportation Center
Texas A&M Transportation
Texas A&M University
Director, Melissa S. Tooley,
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
Phone: (979) 845-8545
Fax: (979) 862-1225
Email: m-tooley@tamu.edu
Website: swutc.tamu.edu
University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Region 7)
Improving safety and
minimizing risk
associated with
increasing multi-modal
freight movement
on the U.S. surface
transportation system.
Mid-America Transportation
Director, Laurence R. Rilett,
Ph.D., P.E.
Whittier Research Center
2200 Vine Street
Suite 262
Lincoln, NE 68583-0851
Phone: (402) 472-1992
Fax: (402) 472-0859
Email: lrilett2@unl.edu
Website: matc.unl.edu
North Dakota State University (Region 8)
Multimodal transportation,
energy and sustainable
Mountain-Plains Consortium
Director, Dr. Denver Tolliver 
North Dakota State University
P.O. Box 5074
430 IACC Building
Fargo, ND 58105
Phone: (701) 231-7190
Fax: (701) 321-1945
Email: denver.tolliver@
University of California, Berkeley (Region 9)
The UCTC consortium
focuses on environmental
sustainability, economic competitiveness,
and livability—and,
importantly, the connections
between them.
University of California
Transportation Center (UCTC)
Director, Robert Cervero
2614 Dwight Way, 2 Floor -
Room #206
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642-1695
Fax: TBA
Email: robertc@berkeley.edu
Website: www.uctc.net
University of Washington (Region 10)
PacTrans is focused
on developing safe
and sustainable solutions
for the diverse
transportation needs
of the Pacific Northwest,
including interaction
among users, vehicles, roadway,
and the environment.
Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans)
Director, Yinhai Wang
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

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