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5 Early Career Researchers Making Waves with National Awards    /  UA News

National grants allow each researcher to train and motivate a new generation of scientists and engineers not only at UA through instruction and lab work, but also through outreach efforts.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 27, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Testing Florida’s Freshwater Limits for Population Growth    /  UA Office for Research and Economic Development

People move to Florida for several reasons, one of them being convenient access to the state’s coastal areas. According to the U.S. Census, the population increased from approximately 9 million people in 1980 to around 22 million in 2020.


Source: UA Office for Research and Economic Development    /    Published: September 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Sees Major Increases in R&D Partnerships with Industry    /  UA News

Over the past three years, annual funding from industry partners with The University of Alabama increased nearly 500%, creating opportunities for students while bringing innovation and job growth to the…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Alabama Industrial Assessment Center, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, Research, UA News   

Alabama’s New High School for Cyber Technology Officially Open    /  AL.com

Gov. Kay Ivey officially opened the new Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering in Huntsville today calling it a “testimony to our (state’s) commitment to being innovative in every way.”


Source: AL.com    /    Published: September 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

UA Team Wins First Place in National Big Beam Competition

A team of students from The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering recently placed first in the 2022 Engineering Student Design (Big Beam) Competition.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: September 16, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Low-cost Solution Viable for Self-Driving Cars to Spot Hacked GPS    /  UA News

Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama developed a promising, inexpensive system to overcome one challenge of self-driving vehicle technology: GPS hacking that can send a self-driving vehicle to the…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Federal Award To Help UA Electrify Crimson Ride    /  UA News

With nearly $8 million in federal transit funds, The University of Alabama will replace a quarter of its transit system buses with electric buses, reducing emissions and further positioning UA…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Leading Investigation Into Alternative Pain Treatment    /  UA News

The research is exploring minuscule doses of a potent toxin to treat pain without opioids or nerve-block injections.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 2, 2022    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Moradkhani Named Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology

Dr. Hamid Moradkhani, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has been named the 2023 Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: August 29, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

UA Research Enterprise Enjoys Remarkable Year    /  UA News

The portion of faculty members engaged in externally funded research was the most in the history of The University of Alabama during the last academic year.


Author: UA News    /    Published: August 25, 2022    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research, UA News   

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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.