- CAIT Main
- Infrastructure Areas
- Program Sites
- ANDERS - Automated Nondestructive Evaluation and Rehabilitation System
- BEAST - Bridge Evaluation and Accelerated Structural Testing
- CAES - Center for Advanced Energy Systems
- FMP - Freight and Maritime Program
- ICMP - Infrastructure Condition Monitoring Program
- IMG - Information Management Group
- LESS - Laboratory for Energy Smart Systems
- LPS - Laboratory for Port Security
- LTBP - Long-Term Bridge Performance Program
- NJ LTAP - NJ Local Technical Assistance Program
- PRP - Pavement Resource Program
- PSSP - Pipeline Safety and Security Program
- SAM - Structures and Advanced Materials
- SSML - Soil and Sediment Management Laboratory
- TSRC - Transportation Safety Resource Center
- TTG - Technology Transfer Group
Ports & Freight
The need to efficiently transfer goods in ever-more-crowded ports and harbors has prompted a need to design computer models that can simulate risks, optimize maritime operations, and perform economic analysis of myriad components in the supply chain. A “break in the chain” would impact the daily lives of millions.
With an emphasis on controlled and uncontrolled events that can potentially interrupt the steady flow of goods, CAIT researchers can model the economic and regional impact of these events to improve operations and plan how to prevent, respond, and recover from potential disruptions.
Whether it is averting potential disaster, optimizing port operations, dredging to keep our waterways clear, or managing harbor traffic, CAIT experts generate reliable, real-life data that can keep the goods that drive our economy on the move.