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Engineering & Research Division

About the Engineering and Research Division

The Engineering and Research Division consists of four branches – Sciences, Radioactive Materials (RAM), Engineering and Research and Development (R&D). The first three program areas provide technical expertise that is used as the foundation for the US policy on the commercial transportation of hazardous materials. The R&D Branch leads and coordinates innovative research projects that are focused on near-term solutions to hazardous materials transportation problems.

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Last updated: Thursday, May 27, 2021