Maritime and multimodal transportation research is a national
priority that is critical to future economic competitiveness.
Waterborne freight directly and indirectly contributes to U.S.
economic growth by contributing to economic value, earnings,
and employment.

The four consortium members include:

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR, Consortium Lead
  • Jackson State University, Jackson MS
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA
  • University of New Orleans, New Orleans LA
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
  • Texas A&M University, College Station TX