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Creating innovative technology for law enforcement may be the claim to fame for the Center for Advanced Public Safety, but, as is the case for many in Alabama, a tornado…
Author: Judah Martin / Published: April 7, 2014 / Posted in: Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research / Features: Dr. Allen Parrish, Dr. Laura Myers
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency had — but did not use — a system to send weather and traffic alerts directly to people’s cell phones during the crippling Jan. 28…
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution / Published: February 8, 2014 / Posted in: Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research / Features: Dr. Laura Myers
The Center for Advanced Public Safety, or CAPS, at The University of Alabama will host a weather research workshop July 10 to present and evaluate research and applications aimed at enhancing the severe weather warning process.
Author: Associated Engineering Press / Published: July 8, 2013 / Posted in: Center for Advanced Public Safety, Outreach, Research, UA News / Features: Dr. Laura Myers
The University of Alabama is the lead on a research grant to study the damage left by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., to understand whether past tornadoes influenced building practices to better withstand future events. As part of the grant, the research team is also studying whether social media and engineering can combine to influence future building practice.
Author: Associated Engineering Press / Published: June 3, 2013 / Posted in: Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Outreach, Research, UA News / Features: Dr. Laura Myers, Dr. Thang N. Dao
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.