Institute for Multimodal Transportation (IMTrans) at JSU has been awarded by USDOT the project “Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center (MarTREC)” andseeks to sponsor high quality research proposals that will address transportation issues relevant to Mississippians. The MarTREC has been developed based on a joint proposal effort from the University of Arkansas (lead), JSU, Louisiana State University, and the University of New Orleans. IMTrans at JSU is issuing this call for proposals for research that support concepts in maritime and multimodal transportation. IMTrans encourages the submission of any concept that meets this theme; however, several specific topics are identified and will merit special consideration. For more details please refer to the documents posted on the following link.