If you have been involved in a vehicle crash in Alabama and received a ticket, some folks at The University of Alabama want to thank you for making our highways safer. 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.
A crisis-communication expert finds traveling to a disaster area can be a short trip, and engineers evaluate tornado-riddled structures in an effort to design safer homes. Read more
When most of us think of a University of Alabama football player, we think of long hours, hard work, dedication, a championship team and little free time. The same goes for what most envision as the college career of an engineering student — lots of time dedicated to studying …… Read more
Students in the Computer-Based Honors Program have been working to create and develop smartphone applications. The apps the students are working on are classified as beneficial because they will help those who have health issues or physical disabilities. They range from assisting those with diabetes to helping the visually impaired… Read more
Zack Coppens, a May 2011 graduate from Madison, has been an engineer in one way or another since elementary school. He’s come a long way from making door holders out of paper clips, however. Coppens now prefers exploring the world of rockets and energy research. Read more
A UA research team has received a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Grant for Exploratory Research to investigate and gather data about the damage to, and performance of, woodframe structures in the affected areas due to strong winds. Read more
Three research projects, funded with nearly $13 million, involve University of Alabama scientists studying the feasibility of pumping carbon dioxide into the ground as an alternative to releasing the greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. Read more
A device shown to reduce vehicle emissions heads down the commercialization road. Read more
Ferosh Jacob, a computer science doctoral student in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, was recently named one of three finalists at the OOPSLA/SPLASH student research competition held in Reno, Nev., earlier this semester. Read more
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