Center for Transportation Research
Argonne’s Center for Transportation Research (CTR) provides innovative solutions to challenges involving fuel efficiency, emissions, durability, safety, design and operating efficiency, petroleum dependence, interoperability, compatibility and codes/standards compliance and harmonization.
The CTR is home to a well-balanced transportation research program staffed by world-class researchers and engineers, who are well known in the technical community and within industry, and are supported by the finest experimental facilities and high-performance computer modeling capabilities.
Specific research areas within the CTR include:
- Advanced Vehicle Technologies
- Engines and Fuels
- Friction, Wear, and Lubrication Technologies
- Thermal-Mechanical Technologies
- Transportation and Vehicle Energy Modeling
- Vehicle-Grid Interoperability
CTR research occurs in several Argonne facilities, such as: