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Researchers Studying New Method to Capture CO2 from Air    /  PNNL

In a new project inspired by natural organisms, PNNL researchers, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Alabama, will work to develop an artificial system…


Source: PNNL    /    Published: November 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News    /    Features:     

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College in the time of coronavirus    /  The United States Army

When the COVID-19 arrived in early March, it was immediately clear that life was changing drastically. One group hit particularly hard was Stuttgart High School (SHS) seniors. Not only did…


Source: The United States Army    /    Published: October 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards    /  UA News

Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Four projects receive funding from University of Alabama CyberSeed program    /  Alabama Newscenter

Four promising research projects received funding from the University of Alabama CyberSeed program, part of the UA Office for Research and Economic Development. The pilot seed-funding program promotes research across disciplines…


Source: Alabama Newscenter    /    Published: May 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   , , , , , ,   

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ChBE Professor Wins International Membranes Research Award

An engineering faculty member at The University of Alabama is being recognized for his achievements as a young researcher. Dr. Jason Bara, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, was…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: May 4, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship    /  UA News

Hannah Slater, a Randall Research Scholar studying chemical engineering and chemistry from New Lenox, Illinois, is the 57th UA student to receive a Goldwater scholarship.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

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L. Justin Burney Joins Bradley’s Huntsville Office as Corporate and Securities Partner    /  Bradley

L. Justin Burney (2004 and 2005 engineering graduate and 2008 School of Law graduate) has joined the Huntsville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings law firm as a partner in…


Source: Bradley    /    Published: March 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe Is the New F-35A Demo Team Pilot    /  The Aviationist

U.S. Air Force Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe (UA ’11 ChemE) has been named the new F-35A Demo Team Pilot for the 2020 and 2021 air demonstration season. Capt. Wolfe becomes the…


Source: The Aviationist    /    Published: March 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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UA Chemical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Earns Research Award

A University of Alabama engineering student’s research presentation was awarded a top honor at a recent international conference. Kathryn O’Harra, a chemical engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded first place for…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: February 21, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Saluting some smart cookies: Girl Scouts honor local leaders    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama on Wednesday hosted the West Alabama One Smart Cookie Celebration at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The event served to raise money for the organization, recognize…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: February 13, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The 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.