When Nikki Wheelus was a child she would gaze at the stars and wonder what was up there. The beauty of space amazed her. Read more
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.
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 a step toward developing lighter, more fuel efficient aerospace vehicles, Dr. Samit Roy collaborates with NASA on ways to strengthen an amazingly-light solid. Read more
Think of how easy it has become to take out your mobile smartphone and capture important photos in just seconds. Now, through the work of a University of Alabama computer scientist and his colleagues, you can utilize that technology to help scientists and researchers build a database of critical images… Read more
At The University of Alabama, numerous researchers embark on the challenge to bioengineer systems, specifically in breast cancer detection, cancer treatment options and robotic prosthetics. Read more
When most students at The University of Alabama think of a football field, they think of Bryant-Denny stadium, Nick Saban and a championship season by the beloved Crimson Tide. When Elizabeth Junkin, a junior majoring in chemical and biological engineering, thinks of a football field, she envisions fitting it in… Read more
The first time Ynhi Thai set foot on the Capstone’s campus, she was attending the Student Introduction to Engineering summer program in 2003. Immediately, Thai felt at home at The University of Alabama, she says. Read more