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Two UA Researches Receive NSF Grant to Study Precise Catalysts That Can Reduce Industrial Carbon Footprint

Two University of Alabama faculty are joining forces to advance their research with help from recently received grant money. Dr. James Harris, chemical and biological engineering assistant professor, and Dr….


Author: Abby Woodruff    /    Published: July 26, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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ORAU awards 35 research grants totaling $175,000 to junior faculty at its member universities    /  Oak Ridger

ORAU has awarded competitive research grants totaling $175,000 to 35 junior faculty from its member institutions. The annual grants are made through the company’s Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement…


Source: Oak Ridger    /    Published: July 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Phil Campbell alum takes part in UA team named year three Champion in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge    /  Franklin County Times

The University of Alabama team of 65 students – spanning a variety of majors from engineering to communications and business – took home first place for year three of the…


Source: Franklin County Times    /    Published: July 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Research to enhance flood resilience    /  Fox 6

Happening at The University of Alabama, researchers are conducting a flooding study that can help communities better researchers are working to develop a framework that creates an opportunity to forecast hurricane-driven…


Source: Fox 6    /    Published: July 6, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

Independence Day ups instances of deadly, severe traffic crashes    /  Fox 6

A recent study from The University of Alabama shows traffic crashes on Independence Day can be more severe and deadly. According to researchers the July 4th holiday averaged a total of…


Source: Fox 6    /    Published: July 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

Climate scientists say building collapse is a ‘wake-up call’ about the potential impact of rising seas    /  CNN

As rescue and recovery teams dig through the rubble of the collapsed condo building in Surfside, Florida, scientists and engineers are starting to consider what could have possibly caused the…


Source: CNN    /    Published: July 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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Florida condo collapse ‘extremely rare’: How Alabama beaches keep it from happening here    /  AL.com

The sudden collapse of a 40-year-old beachfront condominium near Miami Beach might be an “extremely rare” tragedy, but it has heightened the awareness this week over how similar structures are…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: June 28, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

U of Alabama Wins EcoCar Mobility Challenge    /  Auto Connected Car News

The University of Alabama has been named The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year Three champion, taking the lead in the premier four-year collegiate automotive engineering competition.


Source: Auto Connected Car News    /    Published: June 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Engineering, In The News, Students   

National Merit Scholars Include One Sandburg High School Student    /  Illinois Patch.com

National Merit Scholarship winner from Orland Park in 2021 is Carl Sandburg High School student Brett R. Fassler. The student received the merit from the University of Alabama, where they…


Source: Illinois Patch.com    /    Published: June 3, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Students   

New EPIC Scholars Program and University Honors Program Assistant Professor    /  Honors College

O’Harra received a doctorate in chemical engineering, a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemical and biological engineering and a second bachelor’s in dance with a mathematics minor from The University…


Source: Honors College    /    Published: May 28, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff   

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