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UA Among 60 Finalists for Transformative Workforce Project    /  UA News

A proposal from The University of Alabama to lead a regional innovation and workforce development project for an economically depressed region of the state received initial seed money, the United…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, UA News   

Satellite Made By UA Students Ready for Launch    /  UA News

If everything goes as planned, in January a small satellite made by the students will be launched into space.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Students, UA News   

Road Fatalities, Rural Road Crashes Up During Holiday Season    /  UA News

During the December winter holidays, vehicle crash fatalities are higher than expected and there are more crashes along rural roads, according to the study.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

From the Ground Up    /  UA News

UA faculty and graduate students are working with the military to design better mobile airfields.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA Professor Honored with Prestigious International Research Award    /  UA News

Dr. Ravi Kumar was chosen for the distinguished Humboldt Research Award.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 6, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Leading Effort to Ready Future Teachers of Computer Science    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is leading a program among six state universities to prepare secondary education students to fill the need for trained computer science teachers in the state.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA Study: Avoid Travel After Dark During Thanksgiving Week    /  UA News

A study of Thanksgiving week vehicle crash data from the past five years in Alabama shows travel after dark increases risk for crashes and fatalities, leading to the conclusion that,…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Strong Partnership Fuels Alabama Mobility and Power Center    /  UA News

A strong partnership between The University of Alabama, Alabama Power Company and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. fuels a newly-formed research and workforce development center designed to meet the needs of…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Team Takes Part in World’s First Self-Driving Race Car Competition    /  UA News

Computers, not humans, will drive the cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Oct. 23 for a chance at $1 million and a place in automotive history.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Center to Spur Convergent Drug Innovation, Delivery    /  UA News

Drawing upon expertise from across campus, a new center at The University of Alabama will help overcome obstacles keeping drug therapies that show promise in the lab from translating to…


Author: Adam Jones and Shane Dorrill    /    Published: October 5, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, 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.

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