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Even With Less Traffic, Drivers Should Use Caution During Holidays    /  UA News

There has been less traffic and fewer traffic crashes reported in Alabama during the pandemic, but caution is urged for drivers over the holidays because although there have been less…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 20, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, UA News    /    Features:     

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Distinguished UA Engineering Professor Honored with Burnum Award    /  UA News

Awarded annually to recognize and promote excellence in research, scholarship and teaching, the Burnum Award recognizes distinguished careers at UA.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 20, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, UA News,    /    Features:     

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UA Contributing Solutions to Wastewater Treatment in Rural Alabama    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are part of a prestigious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 17, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, UA News,    /    Features:     

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UA-Led Study of Southeastern Groundwater Assists Water Management    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is leading a 4-year, $6 million project to conduct groundwater research that will provide new scientific insights and make useful groundwater water predictions for the Southeast.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Water Quality Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, UA News,    /    Features:   , ,   

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Moving Forward    /  UA News

The electric motor has been around nearly two centuries, but it was largely abandoned for use in cars until this century. Its recently sustained emergence in the personal vehicle market…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, UA News,   

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Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards    /  UA News

Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News,    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Expands, Strengthens Research Capabilities with New MRI    /  UA News

A new MRI scanner paves the way for researchers to expand the boundaries of knowledge of the human brain, bringing benefits to the core educational mission of campus.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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The Last Frontier    /  UA News

Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Remote Sensing Center, Research, UA News,   

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UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics    /  UA News

Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Natural Records    /  UA News

UA Researchers use nature to discover how waterways behaved before recorded history


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 22, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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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.