About Us

Staff

Five individuals are continuously assigned to the UTCA, all on a part-time basis. Other staff members are temporary in that they are engaged for only the life of a particular project. Learn more…

Organizational Structure

The UTCA is a multicampus Title III University Transportation Center comprising The University of Alabama (UA), University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). The UTCA headquarters is located in the Bevill Center on the UA campus in Tuscaloosa. Each campus (UA, UAB, and UAH) has a branch office operating under the direction of an Associate Director. The Executive Director and Associate Directors form the Executive Committee, which provides guidance and direction for Center activities. Any faculty member of The UA System is eligible to conduct UTCA education, research, and technology-transfer projects. Faculty members engaged in UTCA projects work in their own offices on their own campuses. Learn more…

Advisory Board

The UTCA has a strong Advisory Board. Members include representatives from public and private transportation-related fields and organizations. The Advisory Board takes an active role in guiding operations and establishing the direction of growth for the Center, particularly in the areas of research and technology transfer. Its members initiate the Annual Research Plan, review proposals, and evaluate the UTCA’s annual accomplishments and progress. Learn more…