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responsibilities include the following:
Encourage and assist other AASHTO committees and subcommittees to identify research needs, define research emphasis areas, and utilize research findings.
Solicit research problem statements from the Member Departments, AASHTO committees, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); screen the submittals; prioritize them; and recommend annual programs of NCHRP for consideration by AASHTO's Board of Directors.
Monitor the Transportation Research Board's (TRB) performance as program manager for the NCHRP.
Monitor the NCHRP and make appropriate recommendations and reports to AASHTO.
Review, observe, and encourage the effective use of research funding, and recommend appropriate funding levels.
Serve as a forum, coordinating committee, and advocate for highway and other transportation research on behalf of AASHTO and its Member Departments.
Review, monitor, and foster coordination of the various national programs of highway and other transportation research.
Study and foster the role of industry in highway and other transportation research.
RAC responsibilities specifically identified by SCOR include the following:
Work with the AASHTO Member Departments to facilitate the development of research problem statements for consideration by SCOR and incorporation into the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP).
Participate in rating NCHRP problem statements each year and provide the results to SCOR for its annual selection procedure.
Undertake an organized program to identify ongoing and planned state-controlled research being sponsored by Member Departments.
Provide advice and recommendations on transportation research matters to SCOR.
Serve as a resource to Member Department research managers regarding the conduct of research and technology transfer activities.
Be an advocate for transportation research by promoting the value of research, the implementation of research results, the transfer of new technologies, and the benefits of peer exchanges.
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