Service and Outreach

Service & Outreach

Alabama Technology Network
Nicholas Loyd, Director
256.824.3025 
fax 256.824.6970
nicholas.loyd@uah.edu">nicholas.loyd@uah.edu 

UAH's Lean Manufacturing Program is recognized as a leader in helping companies implement lean concepts. UAH has trained over 1000 employees at 100 companies in Lean manufacturing. 

Northeast Alabama Regional Small Business Development Center
Lawrence Crowson, PhD, Director
256.535.2061 
fax 256.535.2050
lcrowson@hsvchamber.org">lcrowson@hsvchamber.org 

NEAR SBDC provides assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. The Center provides business management counseling, startup counseling, training and workshops, and a resource library. The Center is located in the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce in downtown Huntsville.

UAH Research Machine Shop The Research Machine Shop supports the research projects at UAH. The shop is well equipped with CNC equipment, ISO9000 compliant, compliant with NASA 5300.4 standard for quality, and has a bonded storage area for certified materials with traceability. The shop occupies over 4,800 sq.ft. with 3,800 sq.ft. of manufacturing area. The shop has an inspection room, tool crib and 2,500 sq.ft. of fenced limited access outside storage area. 

For more information on using the shop contact:
Gary Workman, PhD
256.824.6578
workmang@uah.edu">workmang@uah.edu 

BizTech Huntsville High Technology Incubator
BizTech is located on Sparkman Drive across from the UAH campus. UAH is one of the partners of Biztech with William Killingsworth serving on the Board of Directors 

Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association
UAH was one of the founding organizations of AAMA. Bernard J. Schroer at UAH serves as the Executive Director of AAMA. 

Alabama Aerospace Industry Association
UAH was one of the founding organizations of AAIA. Jeff Thompson at UAH serves as the Executive Director of AAIA. UAH recently completed the 2002 survey of the aerospace industry in Alabama. 203 companies employ 36,253. Federal jobs are 36,799. 

Alabama Modeling & Simulation Council
UAH is one of the principal partners in the AMSC.