Dr. Gregory B. Thompson

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Dr. Thompson's research is in the thermodynamics and mechanisms of phase transformations and their behavior on microstructure. His research utilized a variety of state-of-the-art analytical microscopes that characterize materials from the atomic to micron-length scales. Read more about Dr. Gregory B. Thompson

Auto Focus: College Working with Auto Industry for Tomorrow’s Vehicles, Workforce

Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity for research and innovation. “There is a dramatic shift in electrical drive and batteries, and with this move comes more questions we can research and analyze,” said Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian… Read more

Ready to Collaborate: College’s newest building fosters cross-discipline interaction

Dean Charles Karr, who has been at The University of Alabama College of Engineering as a student, a researcher, professor or an administrator for more than 30 years, likes to tell the anecdote that faculty from two departments once stuck tape on the floor as a line of demarcation between… Read more

Capstone Engineer – Spring 2014

With the completion of the North Engineering Research Center, The University of Alabama has completed about $300 million in engineering and science facilities. The four buildings surround the Shelby Engineering and Science Quad, and are helping transform the UA College of Engineering’s teaching and research along with recruitment of students… Read more

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

Capstone Engineer – Spring 2008

cre · a · tive \krē-ā-tiv\ adj 1: marked by the ability or power to create 2: having the quality of something created rather than imitated synonyms: produce, form, fabricate, construct, manufacture, build, erect, organize, develop Engineers, by our very nature, are creative. As problem solvers, we demonstrate the “quality… Read more