Partner Institutions

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison (Lead Institution)

Principal Investigator: Teresa Adams, PhD
At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, transportation is studied in multiple departments in several colleges. CFIRE helps these departments work together on transportation research, education, and outreach. The Transportation Management and Policy Graduate Certificate Program has furthered the education of transportation students by providing a cross-disciplinary opportunity to study transportation. As the CFIRE lead institution, University of Wisconsin–Madison students and faculty gain from being at the center of cutting-edge interdisciplinary transportation research from various institutions.

University of Illinois-Chicago

University of Illinois–Chicago

Faculty Representative: Kazuya Kawamura, PhD
The Urban Transportation Center at the University of Illinois–Chicago works with national, state, regional and local transportation agencies, non-profits, industry, and other universities to address issues such as congestion and demand management, land-use and urban sprawl, transportation data and software, freight planning and forecasting, and social equity in mobility and accessibility of all sectors of urban populations.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Faculty Representative: Alan Horowitz, PhD
At the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, transportation is highlighted at the Center for Urban Transportation Studies (CUTS), an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students who share a common interest in the various aspects of transportation. Faculty associated with the Center for Urban Transportation Studies have participated in a wide range of outreach activities ranging from teaching of short courses, workshops, and institutes to the provision of online transportation information retrieval services.

University of Wisconsin-Superior

University of Wisconsin–Superior

Faculty Representative: Richard Stewart, PhD
The University of Wisconsin–Superior, Wisconsin’s public liberal arts college, offers an undergraduate major in Transportation and Logistics Management. This program was designed with the aid of business educators and industry leaders, and it is the first of its kind in Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin–Superior is also home to the Transportation and Logistics Research Center and the Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute.

University of Toledo

University of Toledo

Faculty Representative: Peter Lindquist, PhD
In addition to being a CFIRE consortium member, The University of Toledo University Transportation Center (UT-UTC), a Tier II UTC, focuses on economic development through transportation research and education. The initial plan for the Center was articulated by businesses that depend on transportation to compete successfully in a global economy. The University of Toledo is also the home of the Intermodal Transportation Institute, which develops technology-enabled intermodal transportation systems and supply chains that promote economic development and quality of life.

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