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  • President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

    May 19, 2020 Faculty Research Day highlights and celebrates excellence by honoring faculty from across campus. It is also intended to increase awareness and generate enthusiasm for scholarship among faculty as the University advances its research enterprise and…
  • Alabama Transportation Institute Names New Director

    February 3, 2020 Dr. Allen Parrish is returning to The University of Alabama as executive director of the Alabama Transportation Institute. Parrish worked at UA for 26 years, including as the founding director of the UA Center for…
  • ATI Welcoms Dr. Croope

    April 29, 2019 Dr. Silvana Croope comes to UA from the Delaware Department of Transportation where her work included research coordination, strategic planning for telecommunications, contract procurement, and issues related to transportation infrastructure risk and resilience.
  • UA Joins UN Network for Sustainable Solutions

    April 25, 2019 A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
  • UA receives $8M grant to improve transportation project

    April 16, 2019 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grants valued at $53.2 million to several projects on April 1.
  • UA Leading Transportation Project to Improve West Alabama Traffic

    March 29, 2019 In a partnership with federal, state and local agencies, The University of Alabama is leading an approximate $16 million project to transform traffic operations in West Alabama and provide leading-edge research to address societal transportation…
  • UA Research Reports Options for Future of Alabama Roads

    January 31, 2019 An analysis of Alabama’s roads and bridges by researchers at The University of Alabama provides future scenarios for the state of transportation infrastructure that vary based on funding.The report informs state leaders about the impact…