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UA Leading Investigation Into Alternative Pain Treatment    /  UA News

The research is exploring minuscule doses of a potent toxin to treat pain without opioids or nerve-block injections.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 2, 2022    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Assistant Professor Wins 2022 UA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Dr. Kathryn (Katie) O’Harra, an assistant professor and chemical engineer spearheading the Engineering Positive and Intentional Change (EPIC) Scholars Program, has been selected by The University of Alabama Graduate School as the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Dissertation Award.


Author: Trudeau Livaudais    /    Published: May 24, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff,   

Engineering Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship    /  UA News

A doctoral student has become the first University of Alabama student ever chosen for the highly selective Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Faculty Members Selected for Fulbright Awards    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama faculty members were recently selected for Fulbright awards for educators.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Celebrate Excellence Among Faculty Research, Creative Activity    /  UA News

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research, scholarship and creative contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, 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 Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship for 2022-2023    /  UA News

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected a student from The University of Alabama as a Goldwater Scholar for 2022-2023.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 5, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

From the Ground Up    /  UA News

UA faculty and graduate students are working with the military to design better mobile airfields.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA Professor Honored with Prestigious International Research Award    /  UA News

Dr. Ravi Kumar was chosen for the distinguished Humboldt Research Award.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 6, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Faculty Members Fill Ranks in Strategic Areas, From Democracy to Sustainability    /  UVAToday

Taite received her B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Alabama and her Ph.D. in bioengineering at Rice University, then conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Washington.


Source: UVAToday    /    Published: October 26, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The 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.