Faculty and Staff

The more than 250 faculty and staff in the UA College of Engineering are frequently recognized for their achievements and contributions to our state, nation and world.

In The News: Here’s your chance to weigh in on weather warnings

The weather enterprise needs you. The Vortex-Southeast tornado research project has brought cutting-edge researchers and all their high-tech equipment to Alabama for the spring tornado season. But they need help from regular folks too. And they don’t have to stand in the path of a tornado to do it, either… Read more

Sources: Al.com

In The News: UA solar project is teaching tool for future engineers

University of Alabama Athletics and the College of Engineering celebrated a partnership with a bright future last week as new solar panels at the Sewell-Thomas baseball stadium went online.  The solar panels, situated behind the outfield, will provide power to the stadium while engineering students will collect and study data… Read more

Sources: Alabama News Center, Tuscaloosa News

In The News: University of Alabama hoping to stop pedestrian deaths by raising awareness of dangers

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, and the University of Alabama is stepping in to do their part to cut the risk. Tuscaloosa Police told CBS42 News that nine people have died after being hit by a car since 2014. Organizations throughout the city are working together to ensure… Read more

Sources: CBS 42 (Birmingham), Fox 6 (Birmingham), NBC 12 (Montgomery), ABC 9 (Columbus, Georgia)

Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Selected as UA’s SEC Achievement Award Winner

Officials of the Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday that Dr. Arunava Gupta, Distinguished University Research Professor, is the 2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama. Read more

In The News: University of Alabama researchers trying to learn how police officers react to ‘shoot, don’t shoot’ situations

Trying to to learn how police officers react to “shoot, don’t shoot” situations, researchers at the University of Alabama are measuring brain waves during virtual reality police training. According to a report on the school’s website, for the past year, researchers Rick Houser, Dan Fonseca and Ryan Cook have used… Read more

Sources: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Crimson White, Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa News (video), CBS 42 (Birmingham), WVUA (Tuscaloosa), Alabama News Center, Al.com, Fox 6 (Birmingham), NBC 12 (Montgomery)

UA Announces 2017 Premier Awards

The University of Alabama Division of Student Life has announced the recipients of the 2017 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service. The 2017 UA Premier Award recipients will be recognized at a dinner Thursday, March 23, as well as during Honors Week. Read more