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: New breast cancer research launches at UA

The University of Alabama is launching new breast cancer research focusing on metastasized cells that are active or asleep in the brain. They’ve managed to create a mock brain, testing it in environments to see how the cells react. Researchers hope the study will help them come up with more effective… Read more

Sources: Fox 6 (Birmingham), NBC 12 (Montgomery), ABC 9 (Columbus, Georgia)

In The News: UA Astrobotics team prepares for competition

The University of Alabama robotics is vying for its fourth title in a row in a NASA robotic mining contest. The team already has four titles on the wall dating back to 2012. They have the ability to design robots that are autonomous, meaning no hands on the robot as… Read more

Sources: WVUA (Tuscaloosa), Fox 6 (Birmingham), WDAM 7 (Moselle, Mississippi), ABC 10 (Albany, Georgia), NBC 12 (Montgomery), WTOC 11 (Savannah, Georgia), Alabama News Center

In The News: Former Oconee resident works on septic system improvements in Alabama

Joe Booth, a former resident of Athens and Watkinsville, is participating in a project at the University of Alabama to develop new technology for septic systems to help homeowners in an area of Alabama known as the Black Belt. That area is notorious for septic problems due to the hard… Read more

Sources: Athens Banner-Herald

In The News: Next generation of engineers get industry experience at the university level

Partnerships between electronics manufacturers and institutions of higher education are helping to prepare the next generation of engineering for real world challenges; this effort presents many benefits for both sides. While at APEC this year, I became aware that Littelfuse was working with the University of Alabama (U of A)… Read more

Sources: Planet Analog

In The News: UA mechanical engineering students make car for boy with disabilities

A special gift was given to a student at Inverness Elementary School in Shelby County. Bailey Harris was born without arms – so, engineering students from the UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA transformed a toy ride-along car to help him get around school. Read more

Sources: ABC 33/40 (Birmingham), Fox 6 (Birmingham), CBS 42 (Birmingham), Shelby County Reporter , WAAY-ABC (Huntsville), Gwinnett (Georgia) Post, Tuscaloosa News