THE UNIVERSITY TRANSPORTATION CENTER FOR UNDERGROUND TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE (UTC-UTI):
Tier 1 University Transportation Center funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation under the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act.
Devoted to the advancement of Underground Transportation Infrastructure as cost-effective, safe and sustainable solution to increasing demand for conveying people, goods and services particularly in many urban areas in the US.
Addresses the FAST Act Research Priority Area: “Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure.”
OBJECTIVES OF UTC-UTI:
- Develop technologies that will improve the durability and extend the life of new and existing UTIs.
- Educate and train the next generation of engineers from diverse backgrounds with educational, research and entrepreneurial experiences.
- Transfer research results and technology to industry and practitioners.
Colorado School of Mines (Lead Institution)
California State University Los Angeles (Minority Serving Affiliate)
Lehigh University (Affiliate)
Marte Gutierrez, Ph.D.
James R. Paden Distinguished Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, University Transportation Center for
Underground Transportation Infrastructure (UTC-UTI)
Colorado School of Mines
Coolbaugh 308, 1012 14th St.
Golden, CO 80401, U.S.A.
Tel: (303) 273-3507, Fax: (303) 273-3602
COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES OFFERS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION PROGRAMS iN UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION AND TUNNELING:
LUNCH & LEARN SEMINAR: Contractor’s Means and Methods and Management of Schedule and Labor Risk UCT Lunch & Learn – November 24, 2021
LUNCH & LEARN SEMINAR: Accelerated Rehabilitation of the White Rock Tunnel UCT Lunch Learn- November 10, 2021
LUNCH & LEARN SEMINAR: The Norwegian Method of Tunneling The Norwegian Method of Tunneling (NMT)