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TRB Conduct of Research (CoR) Committee Scope
The Conduct of Research Committee serves to increase the quality and effectiveness of transportation research by supporting and facilitating improved research planning and management processes. It promotes improved coordination between those who sponsor and conduct research and those who implement research products. It assists the Transportation Research Board in its role of stimulating research and serving as a national clearinghouse for research activities.

Research Project and Program Management
Visit the RPPM website for invaluable resources and successful practices from your colleagues in transportation research RPPM is a joint product of the TRB Conduct of Research Committee's subcommittee on Coordination and Collaboration and AASHTO Research Advisory Committee's Coordination and Collaboration Task Force.

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Current List of CoR Members

Sue Sillick
Montana Department of Transportation

Hau Hagedorn
Portland State University

Committee Secretary/Communications Goal Group Leader
    (Please contact with any News/Updates)
Cindy Smith
Mississippi Department of Transportation

TRB Staff Representative
Claire Randall
Committee members and friends are invited to join our google groups discussion.

TRB Committee Webpage:

News and Updates

  • Minutes from January 15, 2019, meeting approved Final minutes from the 1/15/19 meeting at TRB in Washington, DC, were approved at the 3/19/19 conference call and can be found here
    Posted Mar 20, 2019, 12:57 PM by Cindy Smith
  • Draft Minutes from January 2019 Meeting in DC Draft minutes from the meeting at TRB in DC in January of 2019 can be found here.  Please advise Cindy Smith (cjsmith@mdot.ms.gov) of any changes. 
    Posted Feb 5, 2019, 1:39 PM by Cindy Smith
  • Interested Friends, please sign up on MyTRB Happy New Year!  For anyone interested in becoming a Friend of the Committee, please sign up on MyTRB and self-select as a Friend.  You can also email Cindy (cjsmith@mdot.ms.gov), and she will add you to the distribution list, but any actions to your MyTRB will need to be done by you.  We welcome your participation--please let us know what area(s) or Goal Group(s) you are interested in, and we can connect you with those.  
    Posted Jan 2, 2019, 7:14 AM by Cindy Smith
  • List of All COR, T2, KM, and Sessions of Interest Listed here are (hopefully) all sessions related to COR, T2, KM, and other research and innovation-related topics for the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting.  You will have to clone yourself to attend them all!
    Posted Dec 18, 2018, 5:33 AM by Cindy Smith
  • Knowledge Management Task Force-Related Sessions at TRB Those interested in Knowledge Management can find KM-related sessions here. 
    Posted Dec 13, 2018, 6:17 AM by Cindy Smith
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