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Universities

Year Est.

  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • City College of New York
  • 2021

  • University of Maine
  • University of Georgia
  • Purdue University
  • University of Washington
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Idaho
  • North Carolina State University
  • 2007

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 2016

  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 2018

  • Texas A&M University
  • Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis
  • Mississippi State University
  • 2021

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • University of Akron
  • 2012

  • Florida International University
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Arkansas
  • 2022

  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • 2010

  • University of Texas, Austin
  • University of Alabama
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Louisville
  • 2016

  • California Institute of Technology
  • 2018

  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • 2009

  • Drexel University
  • University of Michigan
  • George Washington University
  • 2018

  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • 2013

  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • 2012

  • University of Washington
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Southern California
  • Iowa State University
  • 2023

  • University of Texas, Austin
  • Colorado State University
  • Arizona State University
  • Texas A&M University, Central Texas
  • Texas A&M University
  • 2021

  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Marquette University
  • 2010

  • Arizona State University
  • Temple University
  • University of Arizona
  • 2009

  • Texas Tech University
  • Florida International University
  • 2019

  • University of Texas, Dallas
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • 2014

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    Test Helps ‘Rubber Meet the Road’ in Wet Driving Conditions

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