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MAP-21 Centers and Grantees

(Funded from FY 2013 to FY 2018)

NATIONAL CENTERS (5)

Total Funding Awarded:  $8,419,200 (each)

National Center for Strategic Transportation Policies, Investments, and Decisions
National Center for Strategic Transportation Policies, Investments, and Decisions
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • University of Maryland

Consortium Partners:

  • Arizona State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Morgan State University (Maryland)
  • North Carolina State University
  • Old Dominion University (Virginia)
  • University of New Orleans (Louisiana)

Dr. Lei Zhang
Director
1173 Glenn L. Martin Hall,
College Park, MD 20742-3021


Phone: 301-405-2881
Email: lei@umd.edu
Website:  http://ntc.umd.edu/

 

National Center for Sustainable Transportation
National Center for Sustainable Transportation
Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • University of California, Davis

Consortium Partners:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Vermont

Dr. Susan Handy
Director
One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616


Phone: 530-752-5878
Email: slhandy@ucdavis.edu
Website: https://ncst.ucdavis.edu/

 
National Center for Sustainable Transportation
National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Strategic Goal: Livable Communities 
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • Portland State University (Oregon)

Consortium Partners:

  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • University of Oregon
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Utah

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
Website: http://nitc.trec.pdx.edu/

 

Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation Center
Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pennsylvania)

Consortium Partners:

  • University of Pennsylvania

Prof. Raj Rajkumar
Director
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Phone: 412-268-8707
Email: raj@ece.cmu.edu
Website:  http://utc.ices.cmu.edu/utc/

 

Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation
Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation
Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Consortium Partners:

  • 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

Dr. Ali Maher
Director
100 Brett Road, Piscataway,
NJ 08854-8058


Phone: 848-445-2951
Email: mmaher@rci.rutgers.edu
Website: http://cait.rutgers.edu/

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REGIONAL CENTERS (10)

Total Funding Awarded:  $7,717,600 (each)

Region  #1

New England University Transportation Center
New England University Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Consortium Partners:

  • Harvard University (Massachusetts)
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Maine
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin
Director
77 Massachusetts Avenue, E40-279, Cambridge, MA 02139


Phone: 617-253-4978
Email: coughlin@mit.edu
Website: http://utc.mit.edu/

Region #2

University Transportation Research Center
University Transportation Research Center
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • City University of New York

Consortium Partners:

  • 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

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
Website: http://www.utrc2.org/

 

Region #3

Mid-Atlantic Transportation Sustainability Center
Mid-Atlantic Transportation Sustainability Center
Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

Lead Center:

  • University of Virginia 

Consortium Partners:

  • University of Delaware
  • Marshall University (West Virginia)
  • Morgan State University (Maryland)
  • Old Dominion University (Virginia)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Brian Smith
Director
Thorton Hall - Room B228
351 McCormick Road
Box 400742
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Phone: (434) 343-8585
Fax: (434) 982-2951
Email: briansmith@virginia.edu
Website: www.matsutc.org

    Region #4

    Southeastern Transportation Center
    Southeastern Transportation Center
    Strategic Goal: Safety
    Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

    Lead Center:

    • University of Tennessee

    Consortium Partners:

    • 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

    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
    Website: http://stc.utk.edu/

    Region #5

    Center for Roadway Safety Solutions
    Center for Roadway Safety Solutions
    Strategic Goal: Safety
    Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

    Lead Center:

    • University of Minnesota 

    Consortium Partners:

    • Southern Illinois University
    • University of Akron (Ohio)
    • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • Western Michigan University

    Dr. Max Donath
    Director
    511 Washington Avenue S.E.,
    Minneapolis, MN 55455-0375


    Phone: 612-625-2304
    Email: donath@umn.edu
    Website: 
    http://www.roadwaysafety.umn.edu

    Region #6

    Southern Plains Regional Transportation Center
    Southern Plains Regional Transportation Center
    Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
    Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

    Lead Center:

    • University of Oklahoma 

    Consortium Partners:

    • Langston University (Oklahoma)
    • Louisiana Tech University
    • Oklahoma State University
    • Texas Tech University
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of New Mexico
    • University of Texas, El Paso

    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
    Website: http://www.sptc.org

      Region #7

      Midwest Transportation Center
      Midwest Transportation Center
      Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
      Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

      Lead Center:

      • Iowa State University 

      Consortium Partners:

      • Creighton University (Nebraska)
      • Harris-Stowe State University (Missouri)
      • University of Missouri, Columbia
      • University of Missouri, St. Louis
      • Wichita State University (Kansas)

      Dr. Shauna L. Hallmark
      Interim Director
      2711 S. Loop Drive, Suite 4700,
      Ames, IA 50010


      Phone: 515-294-5249
      Email: shallmar@iastate.edu
      Website: 
      http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/mtc/

        Region #8

        Mountain-Plains Consortium
        Mountain-Plains Consortium
        Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
        Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

        Lead Center:

        • North Dakota State University 

        Consortium Partners:

        • Colorado State University
        • South Dakota State University
        • University of Colorado, Denver
        • University of Denver (Colorado)
        • University of Utah
        • University of Wyoming
        • Utah State University

        Dr. Denver Tolliver
        Director
        NDSU Dept. 2880,
        P.O. Box 6050,
        Fargo, ND 58108-6050


        Phone: 701-231-7767
        Email: denver.tolliver@ndsu.edu
        Website: 
        http://www.mountain-plains.org/

          Region #9

          University of California Center on Economic Competitiveness in Transportation
          University of California Center on Economic Competitiveness in Transportation
          Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
          Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

          Lead Center:

          • University of California, Berkeley

          Consortium Partners:

          • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
          • University of California, Irvine
          • University of California, Los Angeles
          • University of California, Riverside
          • University of California, Santa Barbara

          Michael Cassidy
          Director
          416 McLaughlin Hall, #1720,
          Berkeley, CA 94720-1712


          Phone: 510-642-7702
          Email: cassidy@ce.berkeley.edu
          Website: 
          http://www.ucconnect.berkeley.edu/

            Region #10

            Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium
            Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium
            Strategic Goal: Safety
            Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

            Lead Center:

            • University of Washington

            Consortium Partners:

            • Oregon State University
            • University of Alaska
            • University of Idaho
            • Washington State University

            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

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              TIER 1 CENTERS (20)

              Total Funding Awarded:  $4,209,600 (each)

              Transportation Informatics University Transportation Center
              Transportation Informatics University Transportation Center
              Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
              Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

              Lead Center:

              • University at Buffalo, State University of New York

              Consortium Partners:

              • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (New York)
              • George Mason University (Virginia)
              • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

              Dr. Adel W. Sadek
              Director
              212 Ketter, Buffalo, NY 14260


              Phone: 716-645-4367
              Email: asadek@buffalo.edu
              Website: 
              http://www.buffalo.edu/transinfo.html

                 

                Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center
                Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center
                Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
                Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                Lead Center:

                • University of Arkansas

                Consortium Partners:

                • Jackson State University (Mississippi)
                • Louisiana State University
                • University of New Orleans (Louisiana)

                Dr. Heather Nachtmann
                Director
                4170 Bell Engineering Center,
                Fayetteville, AR 72701


                Phone: 479-575-5857
                Email: hln@uark.edu
                Website: http://martrec.uark.edu/

                 

                National University Rail Center
                National University Rail Center
                Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
                Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                Lead Center:

                • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

                Consortium Partners:

                • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                • Michigan Technological University
                • Rose-Hulman institute of Technology (Indiana)
                • University of Illinois, Chicago
                • University of Kentucky
                • University of Tennessee

                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
                Website: http://www.nurailcenter.org/

                 

                   

                  Metropolitan Transportation University Transportation Center
                  Metropolitan Transportation University Transportation Center
                  Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
                  Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                  Lead Center:

                  • University of Southern California

                  Consortium Partners:

                  • California State University, Long Beach

                  Dr. Genevieve Giuliano
                  Director
                  650 Childs Way,
                  Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626


                  Phone: 213-740-3956
                  Email: giuliano@price.usc.edu
                  Website: 
                  http://www.metrans.org/about/

                     

                    Data-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning Center
                    Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness
                    Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                    Lead Center:

                    • University of Texas, Austin

                    Consortium Partners:

                    • no sub-grantees

                    Dr. Chandra R. Bhat
                    Director
                    301 E. Dean Keeton St., C1761,
                    Austin, TX 78712-0278


                    Phone:  512-471-4535
                    Email: bhat@mail.utexas.edu
                    Website: 
                    http://ctr.utexas.edu/research/d-stop/

                     

                    Marine Engine Testing and Emissions Laboratory
                    Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
                    Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                    Lead Center:

                    • Maine Maritime Academy

                    Consortium Partners:

                    • University of Maine

                    Dr. Richard Kimball
                    Director
                    204 Dismukes Hall,
                    Maine Maritime Academy,
                    Castine, ME 04420


                    Phone: 207-326-2375
                    Email: kimball@mma.edu
                    Website: 
                    http://www.mainemaritime.edu/metel

                       

                      Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates
                      Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates
                      Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
                      Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                      Lead Center:

                      • University of Alaska, Fairbanks

                      Consortium Partners:

                      • Montana State University
                      • Washington State University

                      Billy G. Connor
                      Director
                      P.O. Box 757380,
                      Fairbanks, AK 99775-7270


                      Phone:  907-474-5552
                      Email: bgconnor@alaska.edu
                      Website: http://ine.uaf.edu/cesticc/

                         

                        Electric Vehicle Transportation Center
                        Electric Vehicle Transportation Center
                        Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability
                        Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                        Lead Center:

                        • University of Central Florida

                        Consortium Partners:

                        • Tuskegee University (Alabama)
                        • University of Hawaii, Honolulu

                        Mr. Richard A. Raustad
                        Director
                        12201 Research Parkway, Suite 501,
                        Orlando, FL 32826


                        Phone: 321-638-1454
                        Email: rraustad@fsec.ucf.edu
                        Website: 
                        http://evtc.fsec.ucf.edu/index.htm

                           

                          Small Urban and Rural Livability Center
                          Small Urban and Rural Livability Center
                          Strategic Goal: Livable Communities
                          Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                          Lead Center:

                          • Montana State University

                          Consortium Partners:

                          • North Dakota State University

                           

                          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
                          Website: 
                          http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.
                          org/centers/small-urban-and-rural-
                          livability-center/default.aspx

                             

                            National Center for Transit Research
                            National Center for Transit Research
                            Strategic Goal: Livable Communities
                            Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                            Lead Center:

                            • University of South Florida

                            Consortium Partners:

                            • Florida International University
                            • Texas A&M University
                            • University of Illinois, Chicago

                            Dr. Robert L. Bertini
                            Director
                            4202 E. Fowler Avenue CUT100,
                            Tampa, FL 33620-5375


                            Phone:  813-974-9797
                            Email: rbertini@usf.edu
                            Website: http://www.nctr.usf.edu

                               

                              Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities
                              Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities
                              Strategic Goal: Livable Communities
                              Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                              Lead Center:

                              • Western Michigan University

                              Consortium Partners:

                              • Tennessee State University
                              • University of Texas, Arlington
                              • Utah State University
                              • Wayne State University (Michigan)

                              Dr. Jun-Seok Oh
                              Director
                              1903 W. Michigan Avenue,
                              Kalamazoo, MI 49009-5316


                              Phone: 269-276-3216
                              Email: jun.oh@wmich.edu
                              Website: 
                              http://www.wmich.edu/
                              transportationcenter

                                 

                                Center for Safe and Accessible Transportation for an Aging Population
                                Center for Safe and Accessible Transportation for an Aging Population
                                Strategic Goal: Safety
                                Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                Lead Center:

                                • Florida State University

                                Consortium Partners:

                                • Florida A&M University
                                • University of North Florida

                                Dr. John C. Sobanjo
                                Director
                                2525 Pottsdamer Street, Rm. 129,
                                Tallahassee, FL 32310-6046


                                Phone:  850-410-6153
                                Email: jsobanjo@fsu.edu
                                Website: http://utc.fsu.edu

                                   

                                  Crash-Imminent Safety University Transportation Center
                                  Crash-Imminent Safety University Transportation Center
                                  Strategic Goal: Safety
                                  Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                  Lead Center:

                                  • Ohio State University

                                  Consortium Partners:

                                  • Indiana University-Purdue University
                                  • North Carolina A&T State University
                                  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
                                  • University of Wisconsin, Madison

                                  Dr. Ümit Özgüner
                                  Director
                                  2015 Neil Avenue, 
                                  Columbus, OH 43210


                                  Phone: 614-292-5940
                                  Email: umit@ee.eng.ohio-state.edu
                                  Website: http://citr.osu.edu/CrIS/

                                     

                                    Safety Research Using Simulation Center
                                    Safety Research Using Simulation Center
                                    Strategic Goal: Safety
                                    Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                    Lead Center:

                                    • University of Iowa

                                    Consortium Partners:

                                    • University of Central Florida
                                    • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
                                    • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
                                    • University of Wisconsin, Madison

                                    Dawn C. Marshall
                                    Director
                                    SaferSim University
                                    Transportation Center
                                    2401 Oakdale Blvd.
                                    University of Iowa
                                    Iowa City, IA 52242-5003


                                    Phone: 319-335-4774
                                    Fax 319-335-4658
                                    Email: dawn-marshall@uiowa.edu
                                    Website: 
                                    http://safersim.nads-sc.uiowa.edu/

                                       

                                      Center for Advancing Transportation Leadership and Safety
                                      Center for Advancing Transportation Leadership and Safety
                                      Strategic Goal: Safety
                                      Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                      Lead Center:

                                      • University of Michigan

                                      Consortium Partners:

                                      • Texas A&M University

                                      Dr. David W. Eby
                                      Director
                                      2901 Baxter Road,
                                      Ann Arbor, MI 48109


                                      Phone: 734-763-8107
                                      Email: eby@umich.edu
                                      Website: www.atlas-center.org

                                         

                                        Institute for Safety and Operations of Large-Area Rural-Urban Intermodal Systems
                                        Institute for Safety and Operations of Large-Area Rural-Urban Intermodal Systems
                                        Strategic Goal: Safety
                                        Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                        Lead Center:

                                        • University of Nevada, Reno

                                        Consortium Partners:

                                        • Arizona State University
                                        • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
                                        • University of New Mexico

                                        Dr. Zong Tian, P.E.
                                        Director
                                        University of Nevada,
                                        Reno, MS 258, Reno, NV 89557


                                        Phone: 775-784-1232
                                        Email: zongt@unr.edu
                                        Website: http://www.unr.edu/solaris

                                           

                                          University Transportation Center for Railway Safety
                                          University Transportation Center for Railway Safety
                                          Strategic Goal: Safety
                                          Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                          Lead Center:

                                          • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

                                          Consortium Partners:

                                          • Texas A&M University
                                          • University of Nebraska, Lincoln

                                          Dr. Constantine Tarawneh
                                          Director
                                          1201 West University Drive,
                                          Edinburg, TX 78539-2999


                                          Phone: 956-665-8878
                                          Email: constantine.tarawneh@utrgv.edu
                                          Website: http://railwaysafety.utrgv.edu/

                                             

                                            Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center
                                            Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center
                                            Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
                                            Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                            Lead Center:

                                            • Florida International University

                                            Consortium Partners:

                                            • Iowa State University
                                            • University of Nevada, Reno

                                            Dr. Atorod Azizinamini
                                            Director
                                            Florida International University,
                                            Miami, FL 33174


                                            Phone:  402-770-6210
                                            Email: aazizina@fiu.edu
                                            Website: www.abc-utc.fiu.edu

                                               

                                              University Transportation Center for Highway Pavement Preservation
                                              University Transportation Center for Highway Pavement Preservation
                                              Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
                                              Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                              Lead Center:

                                              • Michigan State University

                                              Consortium Partners:

                                              • North Carolina A&T State University
                                              • University of Hawaii
                                              • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
                                              • University of Minnesota
                                              • University of Texas, Austin

                                              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/

                                                 

                                                University Transportation Center for Research on Concrete Applications for Sustainable Transportation
                                                University Transportation Center for Research on Concrete Applications for Sustainable Transportation
                                                Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
                                                Lead Center and Consortium Partners Contact Information

                                                Lead Center:

                                                • Missouri University of Science and Technology

                                                Consortium Partners:

                                                • Rutgers University (New Jersey)
                                                • Southern University (Louisiana)
                                                • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
                                                • University of Miami (Florida)

                                                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
                                                Website: 
                                                http://recast.mst.edu/thecenter/

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