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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

Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama. Read more

UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2019 Outstanding Senior

Morgan Ross, who studied metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, received the 2019 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. A native of Meridian, Mississippi, she earned 10 different scholarship awards and a 4.08 grade point average during her time at UA. Ross was in the University Honors… Read more

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

UA Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Competitive Award

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Xuyang “Rhett” Zhou, a Ph.D. student in materials science from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, was selected to receive a Microscopy & Microanalysis Student Scholar Award given by the Microscopy Society of America (MSA) and the Microanalysis Society (MAS). “This is an important award for this student, perhaps… Read more

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