Chemical and Biological Engineering

The chemical and biological engineering program at The University of Alabama derives its educational and scientific purpose from its responsibilities to and relationship with the citizens of Alabama and the international community of chemical engineering professionals. Our mission is to provide the technical workforce and expertise needed by the chemical and related industries.

In The News: Students learn about engineering through UA visit

Abigail Miller does not know who she wants to be when she grows up, but she likes knowing what is out there in the world for her. Abigail, a fourth-grader from Myrtlewood Elementary School, was one of nearly 1,000 students from the area to see careers up close during “E-Day,”… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News

In The News: Women’s Basketball Tips off Official Practice Slate; Taylor Berry Awarded Scholarship: Head Coach Kristy Curry closes out first day with surprise scholarship announcement

Practice ended with its usual circle time, however some special news was delivered via an envelope to junior Taylor Berry, who found out she had earned a scholarship. Berry is a chemical engineering major. Read more

Sources: RollTide.com

In The News: Tuscaloosa students named National Merit Scholarship winners

Two Tuscaloosa students were named among thousands of students as National Merit Scholars. Jordan Walker of Northridge High School and Roeder McNair of Holy Spririt Catholic High School were named winners in the National Merit Scholarship competition. Walker and McNair were among 54 students from across the state to be… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News

In The News: UA students develop flexible solar cell

A start-up technology company run by University of Alabama students and an associate professor is developing a thin, flexible solar cell with the goal of helping the military meet goals for renewable energy. The team pitched their solar cell technology and business plan on Friday to a panel of investors… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News

UA Engineering Students Awarded Scholarships, Fellowships by NASA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama Space Grant Consortium has given seven University of Alabama engineering students $42,000 in graduate fellowship and undergraduate scholarship money. Fellowships were given to Nicholas Jose… Read more

In The News: UA professor weighs in on Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

A chemical and biological engineering professor weighs in on what the President’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement means for you. Online there have been several opinions about how not being a part of the Paris Climate Change Agreement would impact American air quality. President Donald Trump did… Read more

Sources: Fox 6 (Birmingham)

UA Engineering Student Wins Bioethics Essay Contest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Kaylee O’Connor, a junior chemical and biological engineering student from Fort Worth, Texas, won first place in the Institute of Biological Engineering bioethics essay competition. O’Connor’s submission titled “The Cost of Compassion,” was initially chosen as one of the top five essays written on an ethical dilemma… Read more