Dr. John Baker

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

Dr. John Baker's research interests include combustion, propulsion, thermodynamics, reactive flows, transport phenomena, and thermal radiation heat transfer. His current research activities include: an experimental study of the interaction between magnetic fields and diffusion flames (using holographic interferometry), an experimental study of laminar slot diffusion flames in reduced gravity, a theoretical and experimental study of… Read more about Dr. John Baker

UA Engineering Students Awarded Scholarships, Fellowships by NASA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama Space Grant Consortium has given seven University of Alabama engineering students $42,000 in graduate fellowship and undergraduate scholarship money. Fellowships were given to Nicholas Jose… Read more

Capstone Engineer – Spring 2009

This issue of the Capstone Engineer explores what engineers should know, and you will get a glimpse of how our stellar faculty are preparing tomorrow’s engineers and computer scientists through some trusty old techniques along with many new methods. 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

Capstone Engineer – Spring 2007

The College has established interdisciplinary research teams, and the roles our students take in our research projects are immeasurable. With our dedicated faculty mentoring and guiding, our students are leading the state with these research projects, such as the near-space team’s blimp and energy-efficiency programs. As you read this issue… Read more