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Paul Barr, Ph.D.
UTC Director

Utah State University
4110 Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84321
435-797-8249

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What’s New

  • Annual Report 2011-2012 Available
  • The Utah Transportation Center's 2011-2012 annual report is now available. Check it out (Annual Reports in menu) for a message from director Paul Barr, articles detailing recent UTC efforts, and reports of the successes from this past year.
  • AET Student Wins SURCO Grant
  • An undergraduate student working on the Automated Electric Transportation project has been awarded a grant to continue his summer research.

“Serving the Transportation Needs of Utah”

The Utah Transportation Center (UTC) is part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in the College of Engineering, at Utah State University. The UTC was recently awarded two University Transportation Center Grants from the USDOT under 2012 funding.  A $3.5M regional center was awarded to the UTC, in a partnership with the Mountain Plains Consortium (MPC) and a $3.5 Tier 1 Transportation Center, in a partnership with the Center for Advanced Infrastructure & Transportation (CAIT) at Rutgers. 

Vision

Internationally recognized centers of excellence, fully integrated within institutions of higher learning, that serve as a vital source of leaders who are prepared to meet the nations need for safe, efficient and environmentally sound movement of people & goods.

Mission

To advance U.S. technology and expertise in the many disciplines comprising transportation through the mechanisms of education, research & technology transfer at university based centers of excellence.

Goals

  • Education: a multi-disciplinary program of course work and experiential learning that reinforces the transportation theme of the center.
  • Human Resources: an increased number of students, faculty and staff who are attracted to and substantively involved in the undergraduate, graduate & professional programs of the center.
  • Diversity: students, faculty and staff who reflect the growing diversity of the U.S. workforce and are substantively involved in the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of the center.
  • Research Selection: an objective process for selecting and reviewing research that balances multiple objectives of the program.
  • Research Performance: an ongoing program of basic and applied research, the products of which are judged by peers or other experts in the field to advance the body of knowledge in transportation.
  • Technology Transfer: availability of research results to potential users in a form that can be directly implemented, utilized or otherwise applied.

[ Click here to learn more about the Transportation Center Program ]