The MTWC is located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and led by Dr. Teresa Adams, a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The MTWC is affiliated with the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE).
Dr. Teresa Adams
Dr. Adams is a civil and engineering professor at UW-Madison. She has more than 25 years of research experience and is an expert in freight policy research. Dr. Adams also led the 21st Century Workforce Development Summit, one in a series of regional summits used to identify needs, set goals, strategies, and best practices across various transportation career paths. The regional summits culminated in the National Transportation Workforce Summit, which Dr. Adams also co-led in the spring of 2012 in Washington, DC.
Hart, is a freight transportation researcher and a transportation planner by trade. Hart manages all center activities including stakeholder engagement and outreach strategies. She also curates the transportation workforce resource clearinghouse database. Hart applies social science approaches to center activities, including such methods as collective impact, community building, and communities of practice, in order to inspire conversations around transportation workforce development that drive innovation.