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National Fast Act UTCs

Regional Fast Act UTCs

Tier 1 Fast Act UTCs

Map of Fast Act UTC Grantees

National UTC Grantees 

Grant Award, per UTC: $2,804,300

National University Transportation Center For Improving Mobility

National University Transportation Center For Improving Mobility

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods
UTC PartnersUTC Director

Lead University: Carnegie Mellon University

Consortium Members:

  • Community College of Allegheny County
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Ohio State University

Dr. Raj Rajkumar

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenue

Hamerschlag Hall

Pittsburg, PA 15213

Phone: 412-268-8707

Email: raj@ece.cmu.edu

Website: http://mobility21.cmu.edu/  

National Institute for Transportation and Communities

National Institute for Transportation and Communities

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods
UTC Partners UTC Director

Lead University: Portland State University

Consortium Members:

  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Utah

Dr. Jennifer Dill

Portland State University

P.O. Box 751

Portland, OR 97207-0751

Phone: 503-725-2855

Email: jdill@pdx.edu

Website:  http://nitc.trec.pdx.edu/

National Center for Sustainable Transportation

National Center for Sustainable Transportation

Research Priority: Preserving the Environment
UTC PartnersUTC Director

Lead University:  University of California, Davis

Consortium Members:

  • California State University Long Beach
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Vermont

Dr. Susan Handy

University of California, Davis

One Shields Avenue

Davis, CA 95616

Phone: 530-752-5875

Email: slhandy@ucdavis.edu

Website:  https://ncst.ucdavis.edu/

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety

Research Priority:  Promoting Safety
UTC Partners UTC Director

Lead University:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Consortium Members:

  • Duke University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Dr. Laura Sandt 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

730 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 300

Campus Box 3430

Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3430

Phone: 919-962-2358

Email: sandt@hsrc.unc.edu

Website: http://www.roadsafety.unc.edu/

Safety Through Disruption (SafeD) National UTC

Safety Through Disruption (Safe-D) National UTC

Research Priority:  Promoting Safety

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 

Consortium Members:

  • San Diego State University
  • Texas A&M University

Dr. Zac R. Doerzaph

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  

3500 Transportation Research Plaza

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-1500

Email: zdoerzaph@vtti.vt.edu

Website:  http://www.vtti.vt.edu/utc/safe-d/

 

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Regional UTC's

Grant Award, per UTC: $2,570,600

 Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center 

Region: 1
Research Priority:  Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Maine

Consortium Members:

  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Massachusetts at Lowell
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Vermont
  • Western New England University 

Dr. Habib Joseph Dagher

University of Maine

35 Flagstaff Road

Orono, ME 04469

Phone: 207-581-2121

Email: hd@maine.edu

Website: Under Development

Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation

Region: 2
Research Priority:  Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Rutgers, State University of New Jersey

Consortium Members:

  • Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
  • Princeton University
  • Rowan University
  • SUNY-Farmingdale State College
  • SUNY-University of Buffalo

Dr. Ali Maher

Rutgers University 

100 Brett Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Phone: 848-445-2951

Email: mmaher@soe.rutgers.edu

Website: http://cait.rutgers.edu/

Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-Modal Transportation Infrastructure Systems

Region: 3
Research Priority:  Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Pennsylvania State University

Consortium Members:

  • George Mason University
  • Lehigh University
  • Morgan State University
  • University of Delaware
  • Virginia Tech
  • West Virginia University

Dr. Eric T. Donnell

Pennsylvania State University 

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

Pennsylvania State University

201 Transportation Research Building

University Park, PA  16802

Phone: 814-863-7053

Email: edonnell@engr.psu.edu

Website: Under Development

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center

Region: 4
Research Priority:  Reducing Congestion

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Florida 

Consortium Members:

  • Auburn University
  • The Citadel
  • Florida International University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Jackson State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Lily Elefteriadou

University of Florida

365 Weil Hall

P.O. Box 116580

Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-294-7802

Email: elefter@ce.ufl.edu

Website: http://stride.ce.ufl.edu/

Center for Connected Automated Transportation

Center for Connected Automated Transportation

Region: 5
Research Priority:  Promoting Safety

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Michigan 

Consortium Members:

  • Central State University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Akron
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Washtenaw Community College

Dr. Henry Liu

University of Michigan

2901 Baxter Road

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734-764-4354

Email: henryliu@umich.edu

Website: http://ccat.umtri.umich.edu/

Transportation Consortium of Southcentral States

Transportation Consortium of Southcentral States

Region: 6
Research Priority:  Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Louisiana State University 

Consortium Members:

  • Arkansas State University
  • Baton Rouge Community College
  • Navajo Technical University
  • New Mexico State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Marwa Hassan

Louisiana State University   

214-B Old Forestry Building

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225-578-9189

Email: marwa@lsu.edu

Website: http://transet.lsu.edu/
Mid-America Transportation Center

Mid-America Transportation Center

Region: 7
Research Priority:  Promoting Safety

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Consortium Members:

  • Lincoln University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Nebraska Indian Community College
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • University of Nebraska-Omaha

Dr. Laurence Rilett

University of Nebraska, Lincoln      

2200 Vine Street

PO Box 830851

Lincoln, NE 68583

Phone: 402-472-1992

Email: lrilett2@unl.edu

Website: http://matc.unl.edu/

Mountains-Plains Consortium

Mountains-Plains Consortium

Region: 8
Research Priority:  Preserving the Existing Transportation System

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: North Dakota State University 

Consortium Members:

  • Colorado State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Denver
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wyoming
  • Utah State University

Dr. Denver Tolliver

North Dakota State University     

Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, Dept.2880

P.O. Box 6050

Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Phone: 701-231-7190

Email: denver.tolliver@ndsu.edu

Website: http://www.mountain-plains.org/

Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center

Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center

Region: 9
Research Priority:  Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Southern California 

Consortium Members:

  • California State University, Long Beach
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Pima Community College
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa

Dr. Genevieve Giuliano

University of Southern California

3720 S. Flower Street, CUB 301

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone: 213-740-3956

Email: giuliano@price.usc.edu

Website: https://www.metrans.org/psr-utc

Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PACTRANS)

Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PACTRANS)

Region: 10
Research Priority:  Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Washington 

Consortium Members:

  • Boise State University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • University of Idaho
  • Washington State University

Dr. Yinhau Wang

University of Washington

More Hall Room 112

Box 352700

Seattle, WA 98105

Phone: 206-616-2696

Email: Yinhai@uw.edu

Website: www.pactrans.org

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Tier 1 UTCs

Grant Award, per UTC: $1,402,200

Teaching Old Models New Tricks (TOMNET)

Teaching Old Models New Tricks (TOMNET)

Research Priority:  Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Arizona State University

Consortium Members:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Washington

Dr. Ram Pendyala

Arizona State University

School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

Design Annex, 660 S College Ave

Tempe, AZ 85281

Phone: 408-965-3589

Email: ram.pendyala@asu.edu

Website: http://www.tomnet-utc.org/

Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) 

Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2

Research Priority:  Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Clemson University

Consortium Members:

  • Benedict College
  • The Citadel
  • South Carolina State University
  • University of South Carolina

Dr. Mashrur Chowdhury

Clemson University

Glenn Department of Civil Engineering

216 Lowry Hall 


Connected Transportation Lab:

351 Engineering Innovation Building

Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: 864-656-3313

Email: mac@clemson.edu

Website: https://cecas.clemson.edu/C2M2/

Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure

Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure

Research Priority: Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Colorado School of Mines

Consortium Members:

  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • Lehigh University

Dr. Marte Gutierrez

Colorado School of Mines

1012 14th Street, Coolbaugh 308

Golden, CO 80401

Phone: 303-273-3507

Email: mgutierr@mines.edu

Website: http://underground.mines.edu/utc-uti.html

Center for Transportation, Environment, and Community Health (CTECH)

Center for Transportation, Environment, and Community Health (CTECH)

Research Priority: Preserving the Environment

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Cornell University

Consortium Members:

  • University of California, Davis
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. H. Oliver Gao

Cornell University

Hollister Hall, Room 314

216 Lowry Hall 


Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: 607-254-8334

Email: hg55@cornell.edu

Website: http://ctech.cee.cornell.edu/

Freight Mobility Research Institute

Freight Mobility Research Institute

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Florida Atlantic University

Consortium Members:

  • Hampton University
  • Portland State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Minnesota

Dr. Evangelos I. Kaisar

Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Road, EW 214

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561-297-4084

Email: ekaisar@fau.edu

Website: http://eng.fau.edu/research/fmri/index.php

Accelerated Bridge Construction

Accelerated Bridge Construction

Research Priority: Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Florida International University

Consortium Members:

  • Iowa State University
  • University of Nevada-Reno
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Washington

Dr. Atorod Azizinamini

Florida International University

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

10555 W. Flagler Street, EC 3680

Miami, FL 33174

Phone: 305-348-3821

Email: aazizina@fiu.edu

Website: https://abc-utc.fiu.edu/

Inspecting and Preserving Infrastructure through Robotic Exploration

Inspecting and Preserving Infrastructure through Robotic Exploration

Research Priority: Preserving the Existing Transportation System

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Consortium Members:

  • City College of New York
  • East Central College
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Lincoln University
  • Ozarks Technical Community College
  • St. Louis Community College
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno  

Dr. Genda Chen

Missouri University of Science & Technology

328 Butler-Carlton Hall

1401 N. Pine St

Rolla, MO 65409-0030

Phone: 573-341-4462

Email: gchen@mst.edu

Website: http://inspire-utc.mst.edu/

Small Urban, Rural, and Tribal Center on Mobility

Small Urban, Rural, and Tribal Center on Mobility

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Montana State University

Consortium Members:

  • Eastern Washington University
  • North Dakota State University

Dr. David Kack

Montana State University

P.O. Box 174250

Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: 406-994-7526

Email: dkack@montana.edu

Website: www.surtcom.org

Urban Mobility and Equity Center

Urban Mobility and Equity Center

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Morgan State University

Consortium Members:

  • University of Maryland
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 

Dr. Andrew Farkas

Morgan State University

1700 E. Cold Spring Lane, CBEIS327

Baltimore, MD 21251

Phone: 443-885-3761

Email: andrew.farkas@morgan.edu

Website: http://www.morgan.edu/umec

Connected Cities for Smart Mobility towards Accessible and Resilient Transportation (C2SMART)

Connected Cities for Smart Mobility towards Accessible and Resilient Transportation (C2SMART)

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: New York University

Consortium Members:

  • City College of New York
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Texas, El Paso
  • University of Washington

Dr. Kaan Ozbay

New York University

138th Street & Convent Avenue

Marshak Hall - Science Building, Suite 910

New York, NY 10031

Phone: 646-997-0552

Email: kaan.ozbay@nyu.edu

Website: http://c2smart.engineering.nyu.edu/

Center for Advanced Transportation Mobility

Center for Advanced Transportation Mobility

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: North Carolina A&T State University

Consortium Members:

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Maranda McBride

North Carolina A&T University

1601 E. Market Street, 402 Craig Hall

Greensboro, NC 27411

Phone: 336-285-3359

Email: mcbride@ncat.edu

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/cobe/transportation-institute/catm.html

Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility

Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: San José State University

Consortium Members:

  • Howard University
  • Navajo Technical University
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dr. Karen Philbrick

San José State University

210 N. 4th Street

San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: 408-924-7562

Email: karen.philbrick@sjsu.edu

Website: 

http://transweb.sjsu.edu/mctm/index.html

Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CAR-TEEH)

Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CAR-TEEH)

Research Priority: Preserving the Environment

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: Texas A&M University

Consortium Members:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. Josias Zietsman

Texas A&M

Transportation Institute, 3135 TAMU

College Station, TX 77843-3135

Phone: 979-458-3476 x83476

Email: zietsman@tamu.edu

Website: https://www.carteeh.org/

Center for Safety Equity in Transportation (C-SET)

Center for Safety Equity in Transportation (C-SET)

Research Priority: Promoting Safety

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Alaska Fairbanks

Consortium Members:

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Washington

Billy G. Connor

University of Alaska Fairbanks

803 Alumni Drive

PO Box 757380

Fairbanks, AK 99775

Phone: 907-474-5552

Email: bgconnor@alaska.edu

Website: http://ine.uaf.edu/cset/

Maritime Transportation and Research Center

Maritime Transportation and Research Center

Research Priority: Preserving the Existing Transportation System

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Consortium Members:

  • Jackson State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of New Orleans
  • Vanderbilt University

Dr. Heather Nachtmann

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

4183 Bell Engineering Center

Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: 479-575-3484

Email: hln@uark.edu

Website: http://martrec.uark.edu/index.php

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFERSIM)

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFERSIM)

Research Priority: Promoting Safety

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Iowa

Consortium Members:

  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Massachusetts – Amherst
  • University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dawn Marshall

University of Iowa

2401 Oakdale Blvd

Iowa City, IA 52242

Phone: 319-335-4774

Email: dawn-marshall@uiowa.edu

Website: http://safersim.nads-sc.uiowa.edu/

University Transportation Center on Improving Rail Transportation Infrastructure Sustainability and Durability

University Transportation Center on Improving Rail Transportation Infrastructure Sustainability and Durability

Research Priority: Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Consortium Members:

  • University of Delaware
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Hualiang Teng

University of Nevada, Las Vegas 

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

4505 Maryland Parkway

Las Vegas, NV 89154-4015

Phone: 702-895-4940

Email: dawhualiang.teng@unlv.edu

Website: https://www.unlv.edu/railTEAM

Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education

Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Consortium Members:

  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Washington State University

Dr. Wei Fan

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering/EPIC Bldg. Room 3261

9201 University City Blvd.

Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Phone: 704-687-1222

Email: wfan7@uncc.edu

Website: http://cammse.uncc.edu

Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions and Dollar (C-TEDD)

Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions and Dollar (C-TEDD)

Research Priority: Preserving the Existing Transportation System

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Texas at Arlington

Consortium Members:

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Louis Obispo
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dr. Shima Hamidi

University of Texas at Arlington

CAPPA

601 W Nedderman Drive

Arlington, TX 76019

Phone: 817-272-2801

Email: shima.hamidi@uta.edu

Website: https://ctedd.uta.edu/

Cooperative Mobility for Competitive Megaregions

Cooperative Mobility for Competitive Megaregions

Research Priority: Improving Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Partners

UTC Director

Lead University: University of Texas at Austin

Consortium Members:

  • Louisiana State University
  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Ming Zhang

University of Texas at Austin

1616 Gaudalupe, Suite 4.202

Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-471-0139

Email: zhangm@austin.utexas.edu

Website: http://sites.utexas.edu/cm2/

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