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Professor Selected as UA’s SEC Achievement Award Winner    /  UA News

Officials of the Southeastern Conference announced that Dr. Ramana Reddy, ACIPCO Endowed Professor in Metallurgy, is the 2019 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 28, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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A Step Forward    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are working to improve powered-prosthetics by linking them with sensors in hopes of creating a prosthetic that seamlessly works with the rest of the body to become a partner in movement without the need for manual tuning.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 28, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Under The Ice    /  UA News

A one-of-a-kind radar developed and built by UA professors and students is helping scientists unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 6, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Research Reports Options for Future of Alabama Roads    /  UA News

An analysis of Alabama’s roads and bridges by researchers at The University of Alabama provides future scenarios for the state of transportation infrastructure that vary based on funding.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 31, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

In Frigid Greenland, Engineering Student Helps Understand Climate    /  UA News

Joshua Nunn had never been outside the United States before graduate school before a visit to Greenland where he helped provide perspectives on improving climate models.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 26, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Going to Grandma’s for Thanksgiving? Drive Safely, Especially if Arriving Early    /  UA News

More than half of all vehicle crashes during the week of Thanksgiving last year occurred in the three days before the holiday, according to a recent study of state traffic data by University of Alabama researchers.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 12, 2018    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Again Selected for National Vehicle Competition    /  UA News

Students at The University of Alabama will compete in the latest national vehicle competition that challenges students to develop a hybrid-electric, autonomous vehicle over the next four years.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 31, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Engineers Develop Solution to Child Heat Deaths in Cars    /  UA News

A patent-pending device developed by University of Alabama researchers can alert a cell phone when a human or animal is inside a parked vehicle getting too hot. It monitors carbon dioxide levels from human breath inside the vehicle along with temperature and car movement.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 8, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA Professor to Advance U.S. Drought Monitoring and Prediction    /  UA News

With a NOAA grant from the UA Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research will help improve scientists’ ability to predict when and where our country is most at risk of drought.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 27, 2018    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Printing a Military Advantage    /  UA News

University of Alabama researchers are examining how a new 3-D printing technology could be used by the military.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 6, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 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.