Research - Facilities
NTC is the umbrella organization for transportation research at the University of Nebraska and represents a unique partnership between the University of Nebraska, the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR), other state government agencies, and the private sector.
The Mid-America Transportation Center was designated as the Region VII United States Department of Transportation Center during the 2006 competition. Region VII is comprised of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska and MATC is a consortium of seven universities within the region. UNL serves as the lead institution of the consortium and MATC has its headquarters on the City Campus.
The Midwest Roadside Safety Facility (MwRSF), part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is a research organization with a main focus of researching all aspects of highway design and safety.
NERCF is a centralized, shared-user core facility that houses the state-of-the-science research instrumentation necessary to position the UNL researchers at the forefront of global research efforts focused on advanced manufacturing of materials, nanostructures and nanodevices. The facility enhances research capacity and quality by providing in-house nanofabrication and nanocharacterization facilities open to use by faculty across the University of Nebraska system, as well as industry.
The Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership, located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, provides support and assistance to enhance the productivity, innovative capacity, and technological performance of small- and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises statewide. NE MEP is an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program, encompassing 60 centers in every state and Puerto Rico.