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THE FOLLOWING NETC-FUNDED TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PROJECTS, VALUED AT $133,939 WERE ACTIVE AT NEW ENGLAND STATE UNIVERSITIES IN 2012:

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH: $45,842

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE: $68,085

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND: $20,012

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: The NETC Coordinator's office responded to the following requests:

CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE AND EXHIBITING: The NETC Coordinator’s office attended the following conferences and events:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS, TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS: Findings from the following research projects were distributed to: New England's State Transportation Agencies and State Universities, The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Region 1 Research and Advisory Committee, The National Technical Information Service, and the US Department of Transportation's National Transportation Library:

TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS: None

OTHER:

NEW LEAD AGENCY:Proposals for providing coordination services for the Consortium were accepted and evaluated. The Transportation Research Center at the University of Vermont was selected to provide the coordination services.


PROJECTS UNDER FHWA AGREEMENTS: The FHWA CT-DIV office will continue to assist with the following studies officially started by the previous NETC lead state agency (CT DOT) that are not yet finished but for contractual reasons could not be given time extensions by the state of Connecticut: NETC 03-6, NETC 05-5, NETC 06-1. The funding to complete these 3 studies is presently reserved in SPR-3 (089).


NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS:The following is a list of people who have taken over for the previous committee member from their institution:


THE FOLLOWING NETC-FUNDED TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PROJECTS, VALUED AT $567,678 WERE ACTIVE AT NEW ENGLAND STATE UNIVERSITIES IN 2011:

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE: $100,000

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST: $100,000

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH: $99,927

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE: $150,295

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND: $125,000

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: The NETC Coordinator's office responded to the following requests:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS, TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS: Findings from the following research projects were distributed to: New England's State Transportation Agencies and State Universities, The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Region 1 Research and Advisory Committee, The National Technical Information Service, and the US Department of Transportation's National Transportation Library:

TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

OTHER:

NEW LEAD AGENCY:Proposals for providing coordination services for the Consortium were accepted and evaluated. The Transportation Research Center at the University of Vermont was selected to provide the coordination services.


PROJECTS UNDER FHWA AGREEMENTS: The FHWA CT-DIV office will continue to assist with the following studies officially started by the previous NETC lead state agency (CT DOT) that are not yet finished but for contractual reasons could not be given time extensions by the state of Connecticut: NETC 03-6, NETC 05-5, NETC 06-1. The funding to complete these 3 studies is presently reserved in SPR-3 (089).


The FHWA CT-DIV office will continue to assist with the following studies officially started by the previous NETC lead state agency (CT DOT) that are not yet finished but for contractual reasons could not be given time extensions by the state of Connecticut: NETC 03-6, NETC 05-5, NETC 06-1. The funding to complete these 3 studies is presently reserved in SPR-3 (089).


THE FOLLOWING NETC-FUNDED TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PROJECTS, VALUED AT $1,257,373, WERE ACTIVE AT NEW ENGLAND STATE UNIVERSITIES IN 2010:

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE: $100,000

NETC ALLOCATES $500,000 IN ITS FFY2010 RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:


BRIDGE MAINTENANCE: $170,000:

NETC AWARDS $566,465 FOR RESEARCH TO THE FOLLOWING UNIVERSITIES:

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST: $100,000

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH: $203,451

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND: $125,000

NETC AWARDS $300,000 TO THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH:
NETC ALLOCATES FUNDS IN ITS FFY2008 RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: The NETC Coordinator's office responded to the following requests:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS, TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS: Findings from the following research projects were distributed to: New England's State Transportation Agencies and State Universities, The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Region 1 Research and Advisory Committee, The National Technical Information Service, and the US Department of Transportation's National Transportation Library:

TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

OTHER:

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 93rd Annual Meeting:

Newsletter:

Rhode Island Transportation Forum:

National Academy of Sciences' Transportation Research Board:

NETC to collaborate with the University of Vermont’s National University Transportation Center in the funding of research at New England's state universities addressing “Sustainable Transportation Systems and Advanced Technologies for New England's Northern Communities”:

NETC researchers, Dr. John Ivan of the University of Connecticut and Dr. Adel Sadek and Sarang Ranade of the University of Vermont received the ‘Best 2007 Paper' award presented by the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board's committee on ‘Operational Effects of Geometrics'.

NETC ALLOCATES $450,000 IN ITS FFY2007 RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: The NETC Coordinator's office responded to the following requests:

OTHER:

The Consortium completed the move of its Coordinator's Office to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River, Massachusetts:

NETC to undertake Technology Transfer/Demonstration Project on the Use Of Advanced Composite Materials For New England's Highway Infrastructure:

NETC ALLOCATES $543,250 IN ITS FFY2006 RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS: Findings from the following research projects were distributed to: New England's State Transportation Agencies and State Universities, The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Region 1 Research and Advisory Committee, The National Technical Information Service, and the US Department of Transportation's National Transportation Library:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS: The following technical papers arising from NETC funded research projects were presented at technical conferences or published in technical journals by NETC researchers:

OTHER:

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth submits successful proposal to house the NETC Coordinator's Office:

NETC Newsletter:

AASHTO Annual Meeting:

NETC SELECTS NINE RESEARCH PROJECTS IN ITS FFY2005 FOR RESEARCH IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
NETC ALLOCATES $615,000 IN ITS FFY2002 RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: The NETC Coordinator's office responded to the following requests:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS, TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS: Final reports from the following projects were published and distributed to New England's state transportation agencies and universities, the Federal Highway Administration, and the AASHTO Region 1 Research Advisory Committee:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS: The following technical papers arising from NETC funded research projects were presented at technical conferences or published in technical journals by NETC researchers:

OTHER:

The New England Transportation Consortium, along with WindSat (a Department of the Navy R&D program), and the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership (an alliance of counties and municipalities formed to foster technological development) was selected by a researcher at the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development, to identify principles for consideration by government managers with responsibility for developing technology-focused partnerships. The study, entitled Interorganizational Dynamics of Technology Partnerships, S. Millick, University of Southern California, School of Policy, Planning and Development, was published as a doctoral dissertation in July 2001.

PRESENTATIONS AT MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES
FUNDING APPROVED FOR NEW RESEARCH:
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: The NETC Coordinator's office responded to the following requests:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS, TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS: Final reports from the following projects were published and distributed to New England's state transportation agencies and universities, the Federal Highway Administration, and the AASHTO Region 1 Research Advisory Committee:

NETC RESEARCH PROJECT TECHNICAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS: The following technical papers arising from NETC funded research projects were presented at technical conferences or published in technical journals by NETC researchers:

OTHER:

Newsletter Publication:

Research Positions Funded:

Presentations at Meetings and Conferences:

Annual Visit of Transportation Research Board Representative:

American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting, Dec. 2000, Indianapolis, IN:

Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials (NASTO) Annual Meeting, April, 2000, Mashentucket, CT:

Connecticut Joint Highway Research Advisory Council Meeting, Dec., 2000: