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In the lab: University of Alabama students help inspire next wave of scientists

By Associated Engineering Press

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Akshay Narkhede routinely prepares polymeric biomaterials during lab work in the Science and Engineering Complex at the University of Alabama. Narkhede, a doctoral student in chemical and biological engineering, uses these hydrogels to mimic the mechanical aspects of human tissue to study how cancer cells behave in human or clinical settings. Sources: Alabama News CenterYellowhammer News

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: January 15, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,