Cassidy Lamm met Lauren Lambert in her high school freshman English class in Huntsville, Alabama. The two became fast friends, taking most of the same classes and even taking leadership roles in one of the school’s service organizations. Then they became friends with Joshua Wolfe, a grade below them. All… Read more
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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.
Graduate students at The University of Alabama get a chance to show off their research and presentation skills in the second iteration of Three Minute Thesis, and this time the stakes are even higher. Read more
Judges selected seven student presenters as winners for their research poster presentations given during a recent scientific forum on nanotechnology and biotechnology hosted by The University of Alabama. Read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the University of Alabama a $15,000 grant to study the effectiveness of ultraviolet LED lights and a laser in killing waterborne pathogens. It will last until Aug. 15, 2015, with the goal of informing the design of the ultraviolet LED units. A team of University of Alabama students… Read more
Keith Stallman is the meteorologist in charge here at the National Weather Service in Atlanta. He is talking about a special survey conducted this past spring and summer by Dr. Laura Myers of The University of Alabama that surveyed some 4,000 people across the region about the ice-jam event that… Read more
Sources: WGCL CBS 46
A team of University of Alabama students were selected for a national competition to design solutions to challenges facing the environment, the federal Environmental Protection Agency announced. Read more
A T-shirt that conducts electricity sounds like a product of the future, but five researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing it closer to reality. A University of Alabama research team was issued patent number 8,784,691 on July 22, which covers their newly discovered process of making certain fibers… Read more
There’s a lot of traffic incidents throughout a normal day. In a year, that number can be mind-boggling. At the University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS), those numbers are their game. They monitor every detail, from citations to collisions. One particular statistic that sees a sharp hike… Read more
Sources: WIAT CBS 42
Students at The University of Alabama are redesigning a Chevrolet Camaro into a hybrid electric vehicle called EcoCar 3. The University is one of 16 schools to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, which is known as the leading competition for students pursuing careers in… Read more
Sources: The Crimson White
By using liquid salts during formation instead of harsh chemicals, fibers that conduct electricity can be strengthened, according to a patent issued to a team of researchers at The University of Alabama. Read more