Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering will provide a high quality education in metallurgical and materials engineering with emphasis on student-centered research and scholarly activities, service to community and industry, and professional practice in metallurgical and materials engineering, all conducted in an environment that celebrates discovery and diversity.

In The News: How Dr. Acoff inspires interest in materials science

Jackson State University physics grad Derrick Stokes is a new breed of materials scientist. In the photo taken during his time at The University of Alabama, where he was a Bridge to the Doctorate fellow, he is seen working with Dr. Viola Acoff, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering, in a… Read more

Sources: U.S. Black Engineer

In The News: US Army Research Lab Scientists Creating Atomic-Level 3D Reconstructions of Specimens

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is responsible for plenty of innovative 3D printing research over the years, such as 3D printing drones and working with recycled 3D printing material … Dr. Hornbuckle himself developed the probe during his time as a graduate student at the University of Alabama. Army scientists and other researchers now ask… Read more

Sources: 3-D Print, APG News, 3D Printing Industry, Inside 3D Printing

In The News: Sandia materials scientist looks to inspire students through STEM program

For Sandia materials scientist Olivia Underwood, volunteering with HMTech has been one way to make a difference in the community. This is her second year working with the program and her first year as an instructor. In her class — “What is Materials Science?” — students learned how to identify… Read more

Sources: Sandia National Laboratories

In The News: COLLEGE NEWS: June 10, 2018

‒ The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2018 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Each year, the College of Engineering inducts a select group of alumni and friends as Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Recognition as a Distinguished Fellow is the highest commendation given… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News

Winners in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference

The conference is a premier annual event, giving undergraduates the chance to highlight their research or creative activity. Read more