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Stories by Adam Jones

UA Student Team Ready for Finals of National Vehicle Program    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama students is preparing to present a Chevrolet Camaro they transformed into an electric hybrid vehicle, which will be the culmination of a grueling four-year program.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 9, 2018    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Granted Patent for Sideline Privacy Tent    /  UA News

The University of Alabama was recently awarded a patent for a medical privacy tent developed by engineering students and Crimson Tide Athletics, firmly protecting the tent’s unique capability to easily expand or collapse on the sideline of a football field.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 12, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, UA News   

Professor Creates New Materials for Gas Separations    /  UA News

In response to future energy challenges, chemical engineers at The University of Alabama are creating new materials to more efficiently separate gases related to energy processes.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 6, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Spot On    /  UA News

As cars have gotten sleeker and lighter over the decades, nostalgia about cars of yesteryear often romanticize their sturdiness – huge boxes of steel ready to take on any impact. It is a memory often not rooted in the reality of the safety of today’s vehicles.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 19, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

A Raw Deal    /  UA News

Dr. Mark Elliott is leading a project to get a grasp on how much raw wastewater, and the diseases it can spawn, flow into the water of Alabama’s Black Belt.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 11, 2017    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Students Help Salvation Army With Innovative Software    /  UA News

By Adam Jones With the millions of letters he receives each year, let’s hope old Saint Nick has something this nifty. A senior project by three computer science students at […]


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 1, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Student Exchange Signed between UA, German Institution    /  UA News

Students at The University of Alabama will have the opportunity to study and train at a German research school as part of an exchange program.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 29, 2017    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News   

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Thanksgiving Week Brings Risk of Traffic Fatalities    /  UA News

There were more fatal crashes during the week of Thanksgiving last year than in previous years, and even though fatal crashes are trending down so far in 2017, the week still brings dangers to drivers.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 13, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Joins Atmospheric Research Group    /  UA News

The University of Alabama was recently accepted into the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, or UCAR, a national organization focused on research and training in the atmospheric and related Earth system sciences.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 7, 2017    /    Posted in:   Research, UA News   

Shelter from the Storm    /  UA News

Could homeowners have protection from high winds at a more affordable price than traditional storm shelters provide? Answering that question is the goal of research inside an innovative University of Alabama lab designed to help the construction and insurance industries.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 25, 2017    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, 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.