Dr. John M. Wiest

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Dean’s Office

Dr. John Wiest has served the College of Engineering form more than 15 years. He has authored more than 40 publications and articles throughout his career, and he has been actively involved in several professional organizations. Dr. Wiest's engineering research deals with transport phenomena in polymeric and structurally complex systems with emphasis on molecular theories.… Read more about Dr. John M. Wiest

Engineering Inc.: Transferring ideas from the College to society benefits educational mission

Natalie Anderson comes from a family of entrepreneurs. Her parents own and manage their own company, but she came to The University of Alabama to study chemical engineering, not business. Now, though, the third-year student is coupling her science and engineering studies with a crash course in business development as… Read more

UA College of Engineering appoints two associate deans: Wiest named associate dean for research and economic development

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Dr. Charles L. Karr, dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering, recently announced the hiring of two new associate deans. Karr named Dr. Ken Fridley senior associate dean for administration and appointed Dr. Viola Acoff as associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs. Dr. John… 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 – Spring 2006

This issue of the Capstone Engineer highlights our new vision for the college and how the specific goals we have set for ourselves will further that vision. Given the opportunities provided by interdisciplinary research and the challenge of training graduates who will thrive in the demanding world of the professional… Read more