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Faculty and Staff Accolades for July 20, 2021

By Alana Norris

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Dr. James W. Harris, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, was selected for the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Affiliated Universities foundation to study characterization of polyfunctional catalysts to enable conversion of ethanol to jet fuel.

Dr. Hamed Moftakhari, assistant professor of civil, construction, and environmental engineering, was recognized by the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation with a Cronin Award, which recognizes the significant accomplishments of an estuarine scientist in the early stages of career development.

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: July 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:   ,