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Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards    /  UA News

Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus    /  UA News

Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 8, 2020    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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UA Satellite Team Offering Virtual Space Lessons    /  UA News

A team of students at The University of Alabama building a small satellite as part of a NASA program are continuing their outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 8, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Helping Fabricate Protection for Health Care Workers    /  UA News

The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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Range Boost    /  UA News

A solution developed from research at The University of Alabama would give drivers of electric vehicles the confidence and freedom of a gas-powered vehicle without requiring breakthroughs in batteries or a costly overhaul of the transportation system’s energy infrastructure.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Southern U.S. Hotspots for Severe Consequences of Flash Floods    /  UA News

The worst region for flash floods in the continental United States is likely the Southwest, according to a recent analysis of flash floods by The University of Alabama.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 26, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Offer Degree in Cyber Security    /  UA News

In response to the growing need for professionals skilled in the protection of digital information, The University of Alabama will offer a degree in cyber security starting this fall.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 18, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Cyber Security Scholarships Available to UA Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama received a five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships to UA students interested in pursuing government careers in cyber security.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News   

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Alabama Transportation Institute Names New Director    /  UA News

Dr. Allen Parrish is returning to The University of Alabama as executive director of the Alabama Transportation Institute.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Adam Jones

Communication Specialist Senior, Research, University of Alabama Strategic Communications.


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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.