Kari Watkins

Professor Watkins to lead new US DOT Climate and Transportation Research Center at UC Davis

Under the leadership of Professor Kari Watkins, the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies won $1.7 million in research funding for a Climate Change and Transportation Research Center in a national competition funded by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). The Center will advance research and technologies to support the Nation’s clean energy goals, accelerate decarbonization of the transportation sector, strengthen the resilience of the Nation’s transportation infrastructure, and address environmental inequities created by the transportation system.

The DOT press release can be found here.