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Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering News

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Buddy Black joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Structural Engineer    /  Mississippi Business Journal

Black is a Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama.


Source: Mississippi Business Journal    /    Published: June 4, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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Stanford Study Shows Dry Air Drives Overlooked Changes In How Plants Drink And Breathe    /  Science Magazine

Predicting plant water needs in a warmer, drier world. Plants drink up much of the water that falls to Earth. They take what they need before releasing it through tiny…


Source: Science Magazine    /    Published: June 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research   

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Predicting Plant Water Needs in a Warmer, Drier World    /  UA News

UA-involved study shows dry air drives overlooked changes in how plants drink and breathe.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics    /  NBC 13

The University of Alabama has several research projects they hope can prevent the next pandemic. The school plans to invest $100,000 into six UA based research projects involving covid-19. They say…


Source: NBC 13    /    Published: May 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics    /  UA News

Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Natural Records    /  UA News

UA Researchers use nature to discover how waterways behaved before recorded history


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 22, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

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A Scholarly Pursuit

For many University of Alabama graduates, a scholarship received through the National Alumni Association or another organization had a much bigger impact beyond a monetary amount. It meant peace of…


Author: Brian Hudgins    /    Published: May 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Giving    /    Features:     

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Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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Eighteen Wallace State students earn more than $200,000 in UA Transfer Scholarships    /  The Cullman Times

Eighteen Wallace State Community College students have received more than $200,000 in transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama, which will assist them as they move seamlessly on from Wallace…


Source: The Cullman Times    /    Published: April 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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.