Dr. Paul G. Allison

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Paul Allison conducts research characterizing the structure-property-processing relations of a variety of material systems to support basic and applied research projects. The research examines different material systems, including ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, ceramics, cementitious materials, biomaterials and bio-inspired nanocomposites across multiple-length scales at quasi-static and dynamic loading rates. Read more about Dr. Paul G. Allison

UA Baja Team Preforms Well, Wins an Event at Annual Contest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Bama Racing performed well in the annual Baja SAE competition, completing the contest held at Tennessee Tech University and winning an event. “This is a good showing for the team,” said John Mitchell, a senior in mechanical engineering from Phenix City and team lead for Bama Racing.… Read more

Nanomechanical testing by ME Professors Yields Sought-after Journal Article

Drs. Paul Allison and Brian Jordon, assistant professors of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, along with Rich Martens, manager of UA’s Central Analytical Facility, recently published a journal article in Materials Letters on a first-of-its-kind, in-situ scanning electron microscopy, or SEM, nanomechanical experiment to monitor damage in polymer/clay… Read more