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UA Transportation Policy Research Center Expands with New Director    /  UA News

As part of a broadening of its scope, the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama will be led by longtime engineering professor, Dr. Steven Jones.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 3, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Company Licenses UA Tech to Improve Concrete, Reduce Emissions    /  UA News

An innovation developed in an engineering lab at The University of Alabama will help reduce emissions of harmful greenhouse gases created by concrete production.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Henderson Named Dean of UA College of Engineering    /  UA News

Dr. Clifford L. Henderson has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering and will begin his tenure August 1. Henderson comes to UA from…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

UA Awarded $360 Million to Lead National Water Effort    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is poised to become a standard bearer in translating water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards and effectively manage water…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Empowered by Doctorate, Graduate to Lead Road Research in Ghana    /  UA News

Two years ago, William Agyemang left everything he knew to pursue a doctoral degree in civil engineering at the Capstone.


Author: Jamon Smith    /    Published: November 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Are campus crosswalks safe?    /  The Crimson White

For UA student Caroline Horn, warnings about the crosswalks started during an early move-in camp for new students… UA Director of Transportation Services Chris D’Esposito said the approximately 500 crosswalks…


Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: November 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

The intersection of environmental justice and civil rights: How DOJ investigation could play out    /  Montgomery Advertiser

“You can go to Wilcox County, and you find exactly the same situation, but really nothing happening to solve the problem,” University of Alabama professor Mark Elliott said. 


Source: Montgomery Advertiser    /    Published: November 14, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

Hamed Moftakhari

Grants Boost UA Climate Science Research Efforts    /  UA News

Researchers from The University of Alabama are among those to receive funding from NOAA for climate science and community resilience projects.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 3, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Gov. Lee Appoints Clay Bright as Megasite Authority CEO    /  TN Office of the Governor

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Clay Bright to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the Megasite Authority of West Tennessee. Bright currently serves as the Commissioner…


Source: TN Office of the Governor    /    Published: October 28, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

Students stand at a commencement ceremony

UA to Hold Fall 2021 Commencement    /  The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama will hold fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10 and 11 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Source: The University of Alabama    /    Published: October 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News   

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.