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.

In The News: Universities create 3D printing spaces but at unequal paces

Earlier this week, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) held its annual International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in San Diego. Paramount was a discussion on 3D printing and manufacturing and its impact for our future. One of the 12 technologies outlined by McKinsey Global Institute as having the… Read more

Sources: USA Today

UA News: UA Research Office to Host Innovation Day

From a student-run company offering small-loans to fellow entrepreneurs to a faculty member’s approach to lowering replacement costs for electric vehicle batteries, a variety of innovative approaches will be outlined during The University of Alabama’s first Innovation Day set for Friday, Nov. 15. Read more

A 3D Printing Lab Open to Creativity

When the forefathers of what we call the Internet were connecting their computer centers together in the 1960s, it is doubtful any could have predicted the radical changes the network would one day bring. Like any new technology, it is the unexpected applications that often are the most exciting. Society… Read more