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Center for Tire Research (CenTiRe)
Working within the NSF I/UCRC program CenTiRe performs industrially-relevant, pre-competitive research via multi-member, sustained partnerships among industry, academe, and government. As the only tire research center within this NSF program CenTiRe is uniquely positioned to provide its members a cost-effective means to access technical advancement and trained students in the areas of tire and tire related materials, tire physics (including modeling), testing, manufacturing, and sustainability.
CenTiRe is a consortium of tire and tire-related industry members with two world-class universities. CenTiRe conducts leading-edge, pre-competitive research in materials, tire physics (including modeling), testing, manufacturing, and sustainability at…
CenTiRe accepts donations in the form of cash and various materials, tire and vehicle test equipment, measurement units, sensors, electronics and any other equipment that can contribute to our mission.…
The Spring Industry Advisory Board (IAB) conference will be held live and hosted by Virginia Tech on April 11 & 12, 2023. The Center's IAB members will review current projects, review and decide on new project funding, and provide oversight on the operations of the center.
CenTiRe continues to seek and welcome new industry and government agency members to join with our existing members in its mission to conduct leading-edge, pre-competitive research. Membership is a cost-effective.…