Dr. Mark E. Barkey

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

Research areas include nonlinear notch analysis, cyclic metal plasticity, structural durability, and multiaxial fatigue. Read more about Dr. Mark E. Barkey

In The News: Mechanical engineering labs to be offered at UA Gadsden Center

The University of Alabama started offering degrees in mechanical engineering through distance learning at least 20 years ago, according to Clark Midkiff, the department head. Midkiff said the challenge has been providing the hands-on lab experience distance learning students need, in addition to video-streamed lessons and online homework. Starting this… Read more

Sources: The Gadsden Times, WBRC Fox 6, WBRC Fox 6 (Video), WBMA ABC 33/40, WTVM ABC 9

UA News: UA Alumni Association Honors Four Faculty Members with Teaching Awards

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2015 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards. This year’s honorees are Dr. Mark E. Barkey, Kimberly K. Boone, Dr. Paul Houghtaling and Dr. Timothy S. Snowden. 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