CTRANS is a Centre of Excellence of IIT Roorkee in the area of Transportation Systems. The Centre aims to evolve a holistic approach for study of transport systems. CTRANS is primarily a multi-disciplinary initiative with collective participation of Engineers, Scientists and Researchers from Science & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences, Architecture & Planning and Management background. The aim of CTRANS is also to promote multidisciplinary research and education for manpower development in transportation systems encompassing all modes of transport such as Road Transport, Rail Transport, Inland Water Transport, Air Transportation, Pipeline Transport, etc.
- To promote multidisciplinary research on transportation systems.
- To provide technological support to national projects related to the growth of Transportation System in the country.
- Establishment of International Linkage for collaborative research in the frontier areas.
- Creation of a Resource Centre for rapid dissemination of information and knowledge.