In The News: Alabama Launchpad features three firms with ties to the University of Alabama

Three companies with University of Alabama ties are among the 12 teams selected to compete in the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition, a contest designed to help startups take their ideas from concept to reality. Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News, Al.com

In The News: University of Alabama winter graduation exercises today

When Charles Williams Jr., the engineering manager for the city of Jackson, Miss., finished his undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the University of Mississippi in 1996, he didn’t plan on more school… That itch turned into a search for a doctoral program in civil engineering that eventually led him… Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News

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