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AEM Assistant Professor Receives ION’s Samuel Burka Award

Dr. Jordan Larson, assistant professor in The University of Alabama’s aerospace engineering and mechanics department, was recently recognized by the Institute of Navigation, or ION, for his research efforts. The Dr. Samuel M. Burka Award was presented to Larson and his co-authors, Dr. Demoz Gebre-Egziabher of the University of Minnesota… Read more

In The News: AM/NS Calvert donates PPE to University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Alabama steel-manufacturer AM/NS Calvert recently made a donation of face shields and “ear savers” to the University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital.  A release from the company detailed that AM/NS Calvert collaborated with their long term partners at the University of Alabama for innovative solutions to meet the… Read more

Sources: Yellowhammer

In The News: Four projects receive funding from University of Alabama CyberSeed program

Four promising research projects received funding from the University of Alabama CyberSeed program, part of the UA Office for Research and Economic Development. The pilot seed-funding program promotes research across disciplines on campus while ensuring a stimulating and well-managed environment for high-quality research. Read more

Sources: Alabama Newscenter

In The News: UA to offer summer course about COVID-19

This summer The University of Alabama will be offering a class that students can take to learn more about the COVID-19 virus and its long-lasting impacts. The class is called “Catalysts for Change: Creative Solutions for Fighting Coronavirus”. It’s being designed for a variety of majors, including business, human environmental sciences, and engineering. Read more

Sources: ABC 33/40, Nick 97.5, ed Scoop, WAFF (Huntsville), Fox (Birmingham)

ECE Assistant Professor Named a SPIE DCS Rising Researcher

The International Society for Optics and Photonics, or SPIE, has recognized a member of The University of Alabama’s engineering faculty as one of the 13 Rising Researchers in the 2020 class. Dr. Sevgi Gurbuz, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recognized for her research in radar micro-Doppler… Read more

A Scholarly Pursuit: UA Grad Gives Back to Next Generation Students

For many University of Alabama graduates, a scholarship received through the National Alumni Association or another organization had a much bigger impact beyond a monetary amount. It meant peace of mind, a sense of accomplishment or even a chance to join campus organizations and make new friends outside of a… Read more