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UA engineers build structure that could survive a natural disaster    /  WVUA

A building has now been made to survive the impact of an earthquake, and possibly a hurricane. UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA engineers built a two-story structure to stand strong in the wake of…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 25, 2018    /    Posted in:   Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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UA engineers study wind loads    /  Fox 6 (Birmingham)

Engineers with The University of Alabama have been studying wind loads and their effects on structures long before Hurricanes Harvey and Irma formed in the Gulf. The School of Engineering…


Source: Fox 6 (Birmingham)    /    Published: September 8, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

Back Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering announces Dr. W. Edward Back, professor and chair of the department of civil, construction and environmental engineering, as the 2017 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 26, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Bridging the Gap    /  UA News

Pass under one bridge on the interstate, and you might as well have seen them all. Right? Not so fast. Researchers at The University of Alabama are using a one-of-a-kind lab in the quest for longer, more durable bridges.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 24, 2016    /    Posted in:   Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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.