Dr. K. Clark Midkiff

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Midkiff conducts energy research specializing in combustion and in energy conservation, management and conversion. He serves as director of the University of Alabama's Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, which funds and develops research in a variety of fields of vehicle science and engineering. Midkiff's current research is focused on improving emissions, fuel economy and… Read more about Dr. K. Clark Midkiff

In The News: Mechanical engineering labs to be offered at UA Gadsden Center

The University of Alabama started offering degrees in mechanical engineering through distance learning at least 20 years ago, according to Clark Midkiff, the department head. Midkiff said the challenge has been providing the hands-on lab experience distance learning students need, in addition to video-streamed lessons and online homework. Starting this… Read more

Sources: The Gadsden Times, WBRC Fox 6, WBRC Fox 6 (Video), WBMA ABC 33/40, WTVM ABC 9

In The News: College of Engineering sees growth

Ten years, four buildings and $270,222,013 later, the Science and Engineering Quad on the northeast side of campus is home to new laboratories and state-of-the-art technology. Shelby Hall, named for U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby and completed in 2004, has 70 research labs, five teaching labs, and a number of offices… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

Capstone Engineer – Spring 2012

Engineers have always strived to build what is needed for today by attempting to solve tomorrow’s problems. While today’s problems are being solved, we must train tomorrow’s engineers and computer scientists, our students at The University of Alabama College of Engineering, for the challenges ahead. The third phase of the… Read more

Capstone Engineer – Fall 2011

As Tuscaloosa and the state of Alabama recover from the devastating tornadoes in April, it is quite a comfort to recognize the stellar efforts of our alumni. As you explore this issue of the Capstone Engineer, you will get a glimpse of a few of the many stories of our… Read more

Capstone Engineer – Fall 2008

With the decrease in state budget, the Capstone is increasingly relying on our generous alumni to help provide financial gifts to ensure the best and brightest students receive the stellar education available at The University of Alabama. This issue of the Capstone Engineer is focused on some of the gifts… Read more