Reimagining Alabama’s power grid after Hurricane Sally: Bury power lines, use solar, electric cars

By Associated Engineering Press

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… Beyond existing renewable energy sources, one Alabama professor has his eyes set on an innovative approached toward restoring power following a weather-related disaster: Electric vehicles. John Kisacikoglu, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Alabama, is researching the use of electric vehicles that could…

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: October 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features: