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2013 UTC Grantees

National UTCs
Regional UTCs
Tier 1 UTCs

NATIONAL UTCs ($2,828,200 each)

Economic Competitiveness

National Center for Strategic Transportation Policies, Investments, and Decisions

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • University of Maryland

Sub-Grantees

  • 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/

Environmental Sustainability

National Center for Sustainable Transportation

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • University of California, Davis

Sub-Grantees

  • 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: 
http://www.its.ucdavis.edu/
research/affiliateprograms/
national-center-for-sustainable-transportation/

Livable Communities

National Institute for Transportation and Communities

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • Portland State University (Oregon)

Sub-Grantees

  • 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://otrec.us/NITC

Safety

Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation Center

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pennsylvania)

Sub-Grantees

  • 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/

State of Good Repair

Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Sub-Grantees

  • 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 UTCs ($2,592,500 each)

Region 1

New England University Transportation Center
Strategic Goal: Safety

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sub-Grantees

  • 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
Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • City University of New York

Sub-Grantees

  • 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
Strategic Goal: Environmental Sustainability

Sub-GranteesContact Information

Lead University

  • University of Virginia 

Sub-Grantees

  • University of Delaware
  • Marshall University
  • Morgan State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Dr. Brian Smith
Director
Phone: (434) 343-8585
Fax: (434) 982-2951
Email: briansmith@virginia.edu
Website: www.matsutc.org

    Region 4

    Southeastern Transportation Center
    Strategic Goal: Safety

    Sub-GranteesContact Information

    Lead University

    • University of Tennessee

    Sub-Grantees

    • 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
    Strategic Goal: Safety

    Sub-GranteesContact Information

    Lead University

    • University of Minnesota 

    Sub-Grantees

    • 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
    Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair
     

    Sub-GranteesContact Information

    Lead University

    • University of Oklahoma 

    Sub-Grantees

    • 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
      Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair

      Sub-GranteesContact Information

      Lead University

      • Iowa State University 

      Sub-Grantees

      • 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
        Strategic Goal: State of Good Repair

        Sub-GranteesContact Information

        Lead University

        • North Dakota State University 

        Sub-Grantees

        • 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
          Strategic Goal: Economic Competitiveness

          Sub-GranteesContact Information

          Lead University

          • University of California, Berkeley

          Sub-Grantees

          • 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
            Strategic Goal:
            Safety

            Sub-GranteesContact Information

            Lead University

            • University of Washington

            Sub-Grantees

            • 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 UTCs ($1,414,100 each)

              Economic Competitiveness

              Transportation Informatics University Transportation Center

              Sub-GranteesContact Information

              Lead University

              • University at Buffalo, State University of New York

              Sub-Grantees

              • 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

                Sub-GranteesContact Information

                Lead University

                • University of Arkansas

                Sub-Grantees

                • 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

                  Sub-GranteesContact Information

                  Lead University

                  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

                  Sub-Grantees

                  • 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

                    Sub-GranteesContact Information

                    Lead University

                    • University of Southern California

                    Sub-Grantees

                    • 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

                      Sub-GranteesContact Information

                      Lead University

                      • University of Texas, Austin

                      Sub-Grantees

                      • 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/

                      Environmental Sustainability

                      Marine Engine Testing and Emissions Laboratory

                      Sub-GranteesContact Information

                      Lead University

                      • Maine Maritime Academy

                      Sub-Grantees

                      • 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

                        Sub-GranteesContact Information

                        Lead University

                        • University of Alaska, Fairbanks

                        Sub-Grantees

                        • Montana State University
                        • Washington State University
                        Dr. Jenny Liu
                        Director
                        P.O. Box 757270,
                        Fairbanks, AK 99775-7270
                        Phone:  907-474-1851
                        Email: jliu6@alaska.edu
                        Website: http://ine.uaf.edu/cesticc/


                          Electric Vehicle Transportation Center

                          Sub-GranteesContact Information

                          Lead University

                          • University of Central Florida

                          Sub-Grantees

                          • Tuskegee University (Alabama)
                          • University of Hawaii, Honolulu
                          Dr. David L. Block
                          Director
                          12201 Research Parkway, Suite 501,
                          Orlando, FL 32826
                          Phone: 321-638-1001
                          Email: block@fsec.ucf.edu
                          Website: 
                          http://evtc.fsec.ucf.edu/INDEX.HTM

                            Livable Communities

                            Small Urban and Rural Livability Center

                            Sub-GranteesContact Information

                            Lead University

                            • Montana State University

                            Sub-Grantees

                            • 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

                              Sub-GranteesContact Information

                              Lead University

                              • University of South Florida

                              Sub-Grantees

                              • Florida International University
                              • Texas A&M University
                              • University of Illinois, Chicago
                              Mr. Joel Volinski
                              Director
                              4202 E. Fowler Avenue CUT100,
                              Tampa, FL 33620-5375
                              Phone:  813-974-9847
                              Email: volinski@cutr.usf.edu
                              Website: http://www.nctr.usf.edu/


                                Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities

                                Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                Lead University

                                • Western Michigan University

                                Sub-Grantees

                                • 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

                                  Safety

                                  Center for Safe and Accessible Transportation for an Aging Population

                                  Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                  Lead University

                                  • Florida State University

                                  Sub-Grantees

                                  • 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

                                    Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                    Lead University

                                    • Ohio State University

                                    Sub-Grantees

                                    • 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

                                      Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                      Lead University

                                      • University of Iowa

                                      Sub-Grantees

                                      • 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

                                        Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                        Lead University

                                        • University of Michigan

                                        Sub-Grantees

                                        • 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

                                          Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                          Lead University

                                          • University of Nevada, Reno

                                          Sub-Grantees

                                          • 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

                                            Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                            Lead University

                                            • University of Texas, Pan American

                                            Sub-Grantees

                                            • 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/

                                              State of Good Repair

                                              Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center

                                              Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                              Lead University

                                              • Florida International University

                                              Sub-Grantees

                                              • 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

                                                Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                                Lead University

                                                • Michigan State University

                                                Sub-Grantees

                                                • 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

                                                  Sub-GranteesContact Information

                                                  Lead University

                                                  • Missouri University of Science and Technology

                                                  Sub-Grantees

                                                  • 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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