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BIL Centers and Grantees

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National Centers (5)  

Total Funding Awarded per Center: 4,000,000

 

Safety21

Carnegie Mellon University

Focus Area: Promoting Safety

UTC Director

Consortium Members:  

  • Community College of Allegheny County
  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Ohio State University
  • Morgan State University
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

     

Dr. Raj Rajkumar

Carnegie Mellon University                    
5000 Forbes Avenue
Hamerschlag Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-268-8707
Email: rajkumar@cmu.edu
Website:  https://safety21.cmu.edu

 

National Center for Transportation
Cybersecurity and Resiliency

Clemson University

Focus Area: Reducing Transportation
Cybersecurity Risks

UTC Director

Consortium Members:

  • Benedict College
  • Florida International University
  • Morgan State University
  • Purdue University
  • South Carolina State University
  • University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
  • University of California at Santa Cruz
  • University of Texas at Dallas

     

Dr. Mashrur Chowdhury, PE              
Clemson University
216 Lowry Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: 864-656-3313
Email: mac@clemson.edu
Website: https://www.clemson.edu/cecas/tracr

 

National Center for Infrastructure Transformation

Prairie View A&M University

Focus Area: Improving the Durability
and Extending the Life of
Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Director

Consortium Members:

  • Arizona State University
  • Blinn Community College
  • Michigan State University
  • Rutgers University
  • Texas A&M University
     

Dr. Judy Perkins, PE
Prairie View A&M University
700 University Drive
Prairie View, TX  77446

Phone:  936-261-1655
Email: juperkins@pvamu.edu
Website:  https://ncit.pvamu.edu

 

National Center for Sustainable Transportation

 University of California, Davis

Focus Area: Preserving
the Environment

UTC Director

Consortium Members:

  • California State University Long Beach
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Texas Southern University
  • 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: 530-752-5878
Email: slhandy@ucdavis.edu
Website:  https://ncst.ucdavis.edu

 

 

Center for Understanding Future
Travel Behavior and Demand

University of Texas at Austin

Focus Area: Improving the
Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortium Members:

  • Arizona State University
  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • City College of New York
  • Diné College
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Washington
     

Dr. Chandra Bhat
University of Texas at Austin                           
3925 West Braker Lane
Austin, TX  78759

Phone: 512-471-4535
Email: bhat@mail.utexas.edu
Website: https://tbd.ctr.utexas.edu

 

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Regional Centers (10)  

Total Funding Awarded per Center $3,000,000

 

Region: 1
New England University Transportation Center

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Focus Area: Promoting Safety

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Holyoke Community College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology   
  • Norwich University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Maine
  • University of New Hampshire
     
 

Dr. Michael Knodler
University of Massachusetts Amherst
100 Venture Way
Amherst, MA  01035

Phone: 413-330-2662
Email: mknodler@umass.edu
Website:  https://neutc.org

 

 

 

Region: 2 

Center for Social and Economic Mobility for People and Communities through Transportation

City College of New York

Focus Area: Improving the
Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • CUNY Bronx Community College
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology 
  • New York University
  • Princeton University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
  • Rutgers University
  • SUNY University at Albany
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • SUNY Stony Brook University
  • University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
     

Dr. Camille Kamga
City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY  10031

Phone: 212-650-8087
Email: ckamga@ccny.cuny.edu 
Website: https://www.utrc2.org

 

 

 

 

Region: 3

Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Regional Transportation Equity Research Center

Morgan State University

Focus Area: Improving the
Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Howard University
  • University of Delaware             
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 
  • West Virginia University

     

Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD  21251

Phone: 443-885-1873
Email: mansoureh.jeihani@morgan.edu
Website:  The SMARTER Center

 

 

 

Region: 4

University Transportation Center for Regional
and Rural Connected Communities

North Carolina A&T State University 

Focus Area: Improving the
Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Clemson University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • University of Alabama Tuscaloosa
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Tennessee Knoxville




     

Dr. Ali Karimoddini
North Carolina A&T State University
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC  27411

Phone: 336-310-5061
Email: akarimod@ncat.edu 
Website: https://www.cr2c2.com

 

 

Region: 5
Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT)

University of Michigan

Focus Area: Promoting Safety

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Central State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Akron
  • University of Illinois Urbana Champaign     
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Washtenaw Community College

     

 

Dr. Henry Liu
University of Michigan
3003 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734-764-4354
Email: henryliu@umich.edu 
Website: http://ccat.umtri.umich.edu

 

 

 

 

Region: 6
Southern Plains Transportation Center

University of Oklahoma

Focus Area: Improving the Durability
and Extending the Life of
Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • El Paso Community College
  • Louisiana State University
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Navajo Technical University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Texas El Paso
     

Dr. Musharraf Zaman
University of Oklahoma
Gallogly College of Engineering
202 W Boyd Street, Room 107         
Norman, OK  73019

Phone: 405-401-3096
Email: zaman@ou.edu 
Website: https://www.sptc.org

 

 

 

Region: 7

Mid-America Transportation Center for Transportation Safety and Equity

University of Nebraska Lincoln

Focus Area: Promoting Safety

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Nebraska Indian Community College
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Missouri St. Louis


     

Dr. Aemal Khattak
University of Nebraska Lincoln             
2200 Vine Street
Lincoln, NE  68583

Phone: 402-472-8126
Email: khattak@unl.edu
Website:  https://matc.unl.edu

 

Region: 8

Center for Transformative Infrastructure Preservation and Sustainability

North Dakota State University

Focus Area: Preserving the Existing Transportation System

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Colorado State University 
  • Denver University 
  • Fort Lewis College 
  • Colorado University, Denver 
  • South Dakota State University 
  • United Tribes Technical College 
  • University of North Dakota 
  • 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:  https://www.ctips.org/

                                                              

 

Region: 9
Pacific Southwest Region
University Transportation Center

University of Southern California

Focus Area: Improving Mobility
of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • California State University Long Beach            
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Pima Community College
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of California Davis
  • University of California Irvine
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • University of Hawaii Manoa
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas

     

Dr. Marlon Boarnet
University of Southern California
650 Childs Way
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 301C
Los Angeles, CA  90089

Phone: 213-740-3696
Email: boarnet@usc.edu
Website: https://www.metrans.org

 

 

 

 

Region: 10
Pacific Northwest Transportation
Consortium (PACTRANS)

University of Washington

Focus Area: Improving Mobility
of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Northwest Indian College
  • Portland State University
  • University of Alaska Anchorage                                      
  • University of Idaho
  • Washington State University


     

 

Dr. Yinhai Wang
University of Washington
More Hall Room 112
Box 352700
Seattle, WA  98195

Phone: 206-616-2696 
Email:yinhai@uw.edu  
Website: http://www.pactrans.org

 

 

   

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Tier 1 Centers (20)  

Total Funding Awarded per Center: 2,000,000

 

Rural Equitable and Accessible
Transportation Center

Florida A&M University

Focus Area: Research Priority: Improving
Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Cleveland State University
  • Florida State University
  • SUNY Stony Brook University
  • Tallahassee Community College
  • University of Washington

 

Dr. Ren Moses
Florida A&M University                 
2525 Pottsdamer Street, Suite 129
Tallahassee, FL  32310

Phone: 850-410-6191
Email: ren.moses@famu.edu 
Website: https://rider.eng.famu.fsu.edu/about

 

Innovative Bridge Technologies/
Accelerated Bridge Construction
University Transportation Center

Florida International University

Focus Area: Improving the Durability
and Extending the Life of
Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Florida A&M University                                                              
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Nevada Reno                                               
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Washington


     

Dr. Artorod Azizinamini
Florida International University
10555 W. Flagler Street
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
EC 3680
Miami, FL  33174

Phone: 305-348-3821
Email: aazizina@fiu.edu 
Website: https://abc-utc.fiu.edu

 

Research and Education
in Promoting Safety

Howard University

Focus Area: Promoting Safety

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • San José State University
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas


     

Dr. Stephen Arhin
Howard University
2400 Sixth Street NW
Washington, DC  20059

Phone: 202-806-4798
Email: saarhin@howard.edu
Website:  https://www.hutrc.org/utc-1

 

Center for Assured and Resilient Navigation
in Advanced Transportation Systems

Illinois Institute of Technology

Focus Area: Reducing Transportation Cybersecurity Risks

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Chicago State University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California Riverside
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

     

Dr. Boris Pervan
Illinois Institute of Technology
10 W. 35th Street
Chicago, IL  60616

Phone: 630-853-6689
Email:  pervan@iit.edu
Website: https://www.iitcarnations.org

 

Center for Climate-Smart Transportation

Johns Hopkins University

Focus Area: Preserving the
Environment

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Diné College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Morgan State University
  • University of Texas Austin
  • University of Utah

Dr. Shima Hamidi
Johns Hopkins University                     
400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21218

Phone: 801-809 3569
Email:  shamidi2@jhu.edu
Website: https://publichealth.jhu.edu/center-for-climate-smart-transportation

 

Connected Communities for Smart Mobility
Toward Accessible and Resilient Transportation
for Equitably Reducing Congestion

New York University

Focus Area: Reducing Congestion

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • CUNY New York City College of Technology
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Rutgers University
  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Texas El Paso
  • University of Washington
     

Dr. Kaan Ozbay
New York University                       
6 Metrotech Center
Civil & Urban Engineering
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 646-997-3691
Email:  kaan.ozbay@nyu.edu
Website: https://c2smarter.engineering.nyu.edu

 

 

Center for Automated Vehicle
Research with Multimodal

Assured Navigation (CARMEN+)

Ohio State University

Focus Area: Reducing Transportation
Cybersecurity Risks

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • North Carolina A&T State University                   
  • University of California Irvine
  • University of Texas Austin


     

Dr. Zak Kassas
Ohio State University   
930 Kinnear Road
Columbus,  OH  43212

Phone: 614-247-6306
Email:  kassas.2@osu.edu 
Website: https://utc.engineering.osu.edu

 

Mineta Consortium for Equitable, Efficient,
and Sustainable Transportation

San José State University

Focus Area: Improving the Mobility of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Howard University
  • Navajo Technical University                                        
  • University of South Florida


     

Dr. Karen Philbrick
San José State University
210 N. Fourth Street
San José,  CA  95112

Phone: 408-924-7562
Email: karen.philbrick@sjsu.edu
Website: https://transweb.sjsu.edu/mceest

 

Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy, and Health

Texas A&M University College Station

Focus Area: Preserving the
Environment

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology           
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • North Dakota State University
  • University of California Riverside
  • University of Texas El Paso

Dr. Josias (Joe) Zietsman
Texas A&M University College Station
400 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South
College Station,  TX  77845

Phone: 979-317-2796
Email: j-zietsman@tti.tamu.edu
Website: https://www.carteeh.org

 

Coastal Research and Education Actions for Transportation Equity

Texas State University

Focus Area: Improving the Durability
and Extending the Life of
Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Oregon State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Miami
  • University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
     

 

Dr. Stacey Kulesza
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos,  TX  77666                      

Phone: 512-245-2581
Email: sekulesza@txstate.edu 
Website: https://create.engineering.txst.edu

 

Maritime Transportation Research
and Education Center

University of Arkansas

Focus Area: Preserving the Existing Transportation System

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

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

 

Dr. Heather Nachtmann
University of Arkansas
4207 Bell Engineering Center
Fayetteville,  AR  72701

Phone: 479-575-3484
Email: hln@uark.edu
Website: http://martrec.uark.edu/index.php

 

Transportation Cybersecurity Center for Advanced Research and Education

University of Houston  

Focus Area: Reducing Transportation
Cybersecurity Risks

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University      
  • Rice University
  • Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Hawai'i 
     

 

Dr. Yunpeng (Jack) Zhang 
University of Houston
4302 University Drive
Houston,  TX  77204

Phone: 713-743-0631
Email: yzhan226@central.uh.edu
Website: https://www.uh.edu/cybercare
 

 
 

Transportation Infrastructure
Precast Innovation Center

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Focus Area: Improving the Durability
and Extending the Life of
Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Louisiana State University
  • Purdue University
  • SUNY University at Buffalo
  • University of Texas San Antonio                           


 

Dr. Bassem Andrawes
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
1901 S. First Street
Champaign,  IL  61820

Phone: 217-244-4178
Email: andrawes@illinois.edu
Website: https://trans-ipic.illinois.edu

 

Center for Multi-Modal Mobility in
Urban, Rural and Tribal Areas

University of Maryland

Focus Area: Improving the Mobility
of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Morgan State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • San José State University
  • White Earth Tribal and Community College

     

Dr. Cinzia Cirillo
University of Maryland
7809 Regents Drive
College Park,  MD  20742                              

Phone:  301-405-6864
Email:  ccirillo@umd.edu 

Website: https://mti.umd.edu/cmmm

 

 

Environmentally Responsible Transportation
Center for Communities of Concern 

University of Missouri Kansas City

Focus Area: Preserving the
Environment

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Tennessee State University
  • Texas State University
  • University of Louisville
  • Washington State University   
                  

 

Dr. Ceki Halmen
University of Missouri Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City,  MO  64110

Phone:  816-235-1286
Email:  halmenc@umkc.edu 
Website:  http://transportation.umkc.edu ;

 

Center for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety

University of New Mexico

Focus Area: Promoting Safety

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • San Diego State University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

     

Dr. Nicholas Ferenchak
University of New Mexico
1700 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone:  505-277-2722
Email:  ferenchak@unm.edu 
Website:  https://www.pedbikesafety.org

 

Center for Equitable Transit-Oriented Communities

University of New Orleans

Focus Area: Preserving the
Environment

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Florida Atlantic University
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Florida
  • University of Utah

     

Dr. Guang Tian
University of New Orleans       
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans,  LA  70148

Phone:  504-280-6521
Email:  gtian@uno.edu 
Website:  https://www.uno.edu/cetoc

 

Center for Freight Transportation for
Efficient and Resilient Supply Chain

University of Tennessee Knoxville

Focus Area: Improving the Mobility
of People and Goods

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • California State University Long Beach
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Illinois Chicago
     

 

Dr. Mingzhou Jin
University of Tennessee Knoxville  
1534 White Avenue
Knoxville,  TN  37996

Phone: 865-974-9992
Email:  jin@utk.edu 
Website: https://fersc.utk.edu

 

 

 

Center for Durable and Resilient
Transportation Infrastructure

University of Texas at Arlington

Focus Area: Improving the Durability
and Extending the Life of
Transportation Infrastructure

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • Howard University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Oregon State University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
     

 

Dr. Maria Konsta-Gdoutos
University of Texas at Arlington                         
701 S. Nedderman Drive
Arlington,  TX  76019

Phone: 817-272-2704  
Email:  maria.konsta@uta.edu
Website:  https://duretransp.uta.edu

 

University Transportation Center for Railway Safety

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Focus Area: Promoting Safety

UTC Director

Consortia Members:

  • South Texas College
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of California Riverside                             
  • University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • University of South Carolina
     

 

Dr. Constantine Tarawneh
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg,  TX  78539

Phone: 956-665-2607
Email:  constantine.tarawneh@utrgv.edu
Website:  https://www.utrgv.edu/railwaysafety

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