In The News: UA College of Engineering uses drones to analyze damage at JSU

Drones have become a popular item and now the University of Alabama’s engineering department has found a new way to put them to use. The UA’s Remote Sensing Center used its drones to help Jacksonville state university assess damage to campus buildings after they were hit by a tornado last week… Read more

Sources: WVUA (Tuscaloosa) 3/27, WVUA (Tuscaloosa) 3/29

In The News: UA joins partnership to study atmospheric sciences

The University of Alabama is now officially a member of a national organization focused on research and training in atmospheric sciences. At a Monday ceremony on campus, UA President Stuart R. Bell and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research President Antonio J. Busalacchi signed an agreement that means the Capstone… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News, Environmentguru.com, 4-traders.com, College and University, Atmosnews, WVUA (Tuscaloosa)

In The News: University conference to showcase undergraduate innovation

What: 2018 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference Who: The Office for Undergraduate Research is hosting the event. All undergraduate students, as well as the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.  “URCA participants are top-tier students who grow the University of Alabama’s vision and create lasting impact,” said Annaliese Bolland, assistant… Read more

Sources: Crimson White

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30. Read more

In The News: EPA Awards more than $28,000 in Grants to the University of Alabama for Innovative Technology Projects

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the University of Alabama would receive two grants totaling $28,909 to fund two Phase I student teams through the People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) grants program. Over $463,000 in funding is being provided by the program for 31 teams nationwide that… Read more

Sources: EPA.gov, NBC 13 (Birmingham)

Dynetics donates to UA engineering

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A Huntsville-based applied science and information technology company recently chose to invest in The University of Alabama College of Engineering. Dynetics Inc. has gifted the College with an $85,000 donation to be split among the new H.M. Comer Hall, the Alabama Astrobotics team and student scholarships. “Dynetics… Read more

In The News: Solid State Additive Manufacturing MELD Workshop Hosted by Aeroprobe, University of Alabama

Registration is now open for the 2018 MELD Workshop. MELD is an innovative solid-state thermo-mechanical process for deposition of metal or metal matrix composites. It is highly scalable, open atmosphere and has a high deposition rate that sets it apart from other additive manufacturing technologies. The workshop will be April… Read more

Sources: Manufacturing News

In The News: University of Alabama students test drive electric ‘muscle’ car

The white Chevrolet Camaro with the University of Alabama script A on the front still sounded like the muscle car that the name implies as it sped around the airport tarmac Friday, but under the hood, its guts have transformed during the last four years as a team of students… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News, WVUA (Tuscaloosa), Alabama News Center, Fox 6 (Birmingham)