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Road Fatalities, Rural Road Crashes Up During Holiday Season    /  UA News

During the December winter holidays, vehicle crash fatalities are higher than expected and there are more crashes along rural roads, according to the study.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

From the Ground Up    /  UA News

UA faculty and graduate students are working with the military to design better mobile airfields.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

What’s next for electric vehicles in Alabama?    /  AL.com

… Ivey, in July, announced the Alabama Mobility and Power (AMP) Institute that is a collaborative effort of the University of Alabama, Alabama Power, and Mercedes-Benz. The project is to create a…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: November 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

New Manufacturing Research Center Established by UA’s College of Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering has instituted a new interdisciplinary research and development center on campus. The Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center will provide undergrad and graduate students…


Author: Abby Woodruff    /    Published: November 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Centers, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Study: Avoid Travel After Dark During Thanksgiving Week    /  UA News

A study of Thanksgiving week vehicle crash data from the past five years in Alabama shows travel after dark increases risk for crashes and fatalities, leading to the conclusion that,…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Shrugs and intrigue: Alabama reacts to billions of dollars it will get in federal infrastructure package    /  AL.com

Allen Parrish, executive director with the Alabama Transportation Institute and a professor at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, said the idea that there will be “radical transportation in road…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: November 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Centers, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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UA offers mental health training for police officers    /  Fox 6

Lt. Craig Parker supports an ongoing partnership with The University of Alabama. For the past six months, the UA School of Social Work and the Center for Advanced Public Safety…


Source: Fox 6    /    Published: October 27, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Outreach   

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UA cuts ribbon on Alabama IMaDE facility    /  WVUA

It was a big day for The University of Alabama College of Engineering. The College held a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of its new advanced manufacturing program.


Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Centers, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

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UA’s Industrial Assessment Center Selected to Continue Mission    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will continue its role as home to the state’s only Industrial Assessment Center that assists manufacturers in reducing carbon emissions and energy costs, while training the…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alabama Industrial Assessment Center, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Pandemic’s Effects on Traffic Crashes Linger    /  UA News

Despite a drop in vehicle crashes this year in the state, fatal crashes have increased slightly, possibly because of lingering effects of the pandemic, according to research from The University…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.