Jim Kruse, Texas A&M Transportation Institute research scientist and director of the Center for Ports & Waterways, has been profiled in the January/February 2018, edition of the National Academy of Sciences publication, TR News.
In the profile, Kruse discusses his research involving waterborne freight transportation and its multimodal connections—work that covers a range of ever-changing topics, from economic analyses of ports and waterways to statistical evaluations of vessel traffic to innovative intelligent transportation system technologies.
Kruse also co-authored a story in this edition titled Marine Transportation and the Environment. The story is about the environmental impacts of commercial marine transportation.
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