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Research

Research is a critical component of our mission as the flagship university in this state, and the College of Engineering often makes news through the research of our faculty and students.

Research Centers

The College of Engineering has several research centers and institutes that capitalize on interdisciplinary research initiatives and advance the University’s mission. Browse articles affiliated with our research centers.

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: 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

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

Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced. Read more

UA Student Recognized as 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow

Nasir Eisty, a doctoral candidate in the computer science department at The University of Alabama, has been selected as a 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow. “Being a software engineering researcher for scientific software, I was very excited to receive this award in recognition of incorporating software quality activities to the… Read more

UA names new director of Center for Sustainable Infrastructure

The University of Alabama’s Center for Sustainable Infrastructure has named a new director. Dr. Daan Liang, a professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has taken the new role as director of the CSI. Liang joined UA’s College of Engineering last August. “One of the things that interested me about… Read more

In The News: UA students offer space-centered virtual classroom to Alabama schools

Students at the University of Alabama are continuing outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.  The group of students called UASpace has created lessons using Alabama math and science standards that teach about space, satellites and space exploration. The lessons are available on an open… Read more

Sources: Yellowhammer, Alabama Newscenter, The Tuscaloosa News, Alabama Newscenter, Yellowhammer