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Awards and Honors

The College’s faculty, staff and students are recognized regularly on campus, across the region, nationally and internationally for their achievements.

UA engineering faculty member awarded a 2020 Early-Career Research Fellowship

National Academies’ Gulf Research Program has named a University of Alabama engineering faculty member one of the 20 recipients of their 2020 Early-Career Research Fellowship. Dr. Hamed Moftakhari, an assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was selected because of his strong scientific and technical background, participation in interdisciplinary… Read more

In The News: EPA Awards $122,070 Pollution Prevention Funding to Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

This week is also P2 Week, a time to celebrate the diverse and creative ways businesses, academic institutes, local governments, and other organizations are working to prevent pollution. In support of the Pollution Prevention Act and P2 Week, these grant awards encourage businesses and other stakeholders to find ways to… Read more

Sources: EPA, City-County Observer

In The News: Governor Ivey Establishes The Alabama STEM Council

Several Birmingham leaders are among those appointed to the new Alabama STEM Council, which was created by an executive order recently signed by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. The council will advise state leadership on ways to improve STEM-related education, career awareness and workforce development opportunities across the state. “Alabama has… Read more

Sources: Office of the Governor, Birmingham Business Journal

UA Aerospace Engineering Professor Named ASC Fellow

A University of Alabama aerospace engineering faculty member has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Composites for the first time in its history. Through his research and contribution to the work of composites, Dr. Samit Roy, William D. Jordan professor of aerospace engineering, has been promoted to… Read more

In The News: SOPREMA Grants $20,000 in Scholarships in its Fifth Award Year

Dudley Moore of Tuscaloosa, Ala., is a graduate student at the University of Alabama studying mechanical engineering who will graduate in December 2021. A McNair Research Scholar and National Society of Black Engineers Volunteer of the Year recipient, Moore completed his third internship this summer as a heat transfer associate for… Read more

Sources: SOPREMA

In The News: Eleven UA Students Win Fulbright Awards

Eleven University of Alabama students won Fulbright Awards. The Fulbright program is the most prestigious U.S. international exchange program, offering one-year grants for independent study and research. Two UA students received research awards, and nine won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Awards.  Read more

Sources: WVUA