Faculty and Staff

The more than 250 faculty and staff in the UA College of Engineering are frequently recognized for their achievements and contributions to our state, nation and world.

In The News: Two startups with University of Alabama ties advance in Alabama Launchpad competition

Two companies with University of Alabama affiliations are among seven startups selected to advance to the next phase of the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation announced Friday Bidsters LLC and Child Safety Pass, both Tuscaloosa based, were among the companies… Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News

UA News: UA Cooperative Education Director Honored with National Award

Roy Gregg, director of the University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program, will receive national recognition for his contributions to the field. Read more

In The News: Artificial Affections

Spike Jonze’s most recent work, “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, is a “boy-meets-operating-system” romance story, with equal parts sci-fi and drama. The film takes place in the not-so-distant future, a place the New York Times says is not reinvented, but is a “modestly embellished” version of the present. Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

In The News: UA professors secure patent for renewable energy sources

Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama.… Read more

Sources: Science Daily, Phys.org, The Tuscaloosa News, WVTM NBC 13

UA News: UA Research on Renewable Energy Systems Leads to Patent

Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama. Read more

In The News: College of Engineering sees growth

Ten years, four buildings and $270,222,013 later, the Science and Engineering Quad on the northeast side of campus is home to new laboratories and state-of-the-art technology. Shelby Hall, named for U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby and completed in 2004, has 70 research labs, five teaching labs, and a number of offices… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

In The News: Absence of 3D Printing in Schools Already Considered a Disadvantage

Even though it’s still an emerging technology, 3D printing has begun to truly excite everyone when present, and discourage them when absent. Some are heeding the call, preparing 3D printing spaces. Examples are University of New Hampshire, University of Alabama and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign…53 students from the… Read more

Sources: Softpedia