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UA Professor Takes Unique Path to Tenure

By Alana Norris

In addition to his traditional research focus on Connected and Automated Vehicles within the Mechanical Engineering Department, Yoon became the lead CAVs faculty advisor for the University of Alabama EcoCAR team seven years ago. At the time, the project was new to UA, and Yoon was seeking tenure.

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: Alana Norris    /    Posted on: March 16, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering,    /    Features:   , ,