Dr. Jialai Wang

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Wang's main research efforts focus on material innovations to enhance the resilience and sustainability of civil infrastructure systems. His current research topics include: 1) Synthesis and characterization of innovative sustainable materials, including low and non-clinker construction materials, fiber reinforced polymer composites, smart materials and nanocomposites 2) Multi-scale mechanical characterization and modeling of novel materials, including… Read more about Dr. Jialai Wang

In The News: Concrete Thinking: The University of Alabama Concrete Laboratory

In 1837, The University of Alabmaa (UA) become one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s fully accredited College of Engineering has approximately 5,000 students and more than 200 faculty and staff. In the last seven years, the University has aggressively improved its… Read more

Sources: Concrete Works

In The News: Detours – Nanotubes

University of Alabama Engineering graduate student Will Guin works with “pop-tubes,” which use microwaves, to create a more effective airframe skin for the Boeing 787 aircraft. His research and presentation won him first place in the 3 Minute Thesis competition on campus in 2013. Read more

Sources: The Center for Public Television

Three CCEE Graduates Students Awarded Departmental Grants

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Three graduate students in The University of Alabama department of civil, construction and environmental engineering were awarded an inaugural grant that will pair each with a funded undergraduate research assistant. Shahrooz Amidi, Phillip Grammar and Stephanie Wood were the first recipients of the department’s Resilient Infrastructure and… 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