Dr. Jay K. Lindly

  • Professor
  • Director of the UTCA

Contact Information

  • Office: 3009 Cyber
  • Phone: (205) 348-1724
  • Fax: (205) 348-0783


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1987
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Kansas State University, 1977
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kansas, 1976


Dr. Jay Lindly is the director of the University Transportation Center for Alabama (UTCA), a federally-funded transportation research center housed in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.  UTCA funds transportation research on the three campuses of The University of Alabama system. The center’s theme is Management and Safety of Transportation Systems.

Lindly’s recent research projects have included studies on the use of seat belts in school buses, the relative reflective properties of different types of highway edge lines, the health of the intercity bus system in Alabama, and the level of deterioration of pavements.