Dr. Jason Bara, an assistant professor in chemical and biological engineering, researches the development of processes for clean-energy generation that uses new solvents with little or no volatility for scrubbing CO2 emissions. Bara works in collaboration with ION Engineering to develop and deploy these technologies. Q: You’re trying to be… 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.
The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Arunava Gupta, a professor of chemistry and chemical and biological engineering at UA, a Distinguished University Research Professor. Read more
Three entrepreneurially-minded teams with University of Alabama members are among the 12 participating in a statewide business competition. Read more
The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student awards, to be presented during UA Honors Week, April 1–5. Read more
Larry Summerville, a senior in metallurgical and material engineering from Columbus, Miss, won first place for his research poster presentation at a November regional meeting of the National Society of Black Engineers in Montgomery. Read more
The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama professors for CAREER Awards totaling more than $1.6 million for research projects related to medical imaging, earthquake seismology and solar energy. Read more
Deafening noise during combustion can lead to jet engine failure. A University of Alabama engineering professor, working with the U.S. Navy, uses a sponge-like material to reduce engine noise at its source. Read more
More than 180 scientists from 12 countries who research materials at the atomic scale will soon be on campus in what organizers said is a strong statement on the growing research reputation of The University of Alabama and its College of Engineering. Read more
Within The University of Alabama’s South Engineering Research Center, professors are leading international efforts aimed at improving building codes and retrofitting existing buildings to reduce earthquake risks. Read more
A materials science camp is one of several initiatives where The University of Alabama reaches into K-12 classrooms through its direct interaction with elementary, middle and high-school teachers. Read more