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Our Team

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From engineers to economists, Volpe Center staff are experts at finding transformative solutions to complex challenges. (Volpe photos)

The U.S. DOT Volpe Center calls upon our highly respected team of experts to develop innovative solutions that advance national and global transportation systems.

Our multidisciplinary staff of 580 federal employees work across all modes of transportation and collaborate with local, state, and federal agencies, academia, and industry.

More than 85 percent of our federal workforce are technical professionals, and half of our staff have advanced degrees, including 11 percent who hold doctorates.

Among Cambridge’s top 20 largest employers, we supplement our world-class federal team with on-site contractors and partnerships with other off-site subject matter experts, including academics, nationwide.

Our people are our greatest asset. Get to know the inspiring team of experts driving our success:

Last updated: Thursday, December 10, 2020