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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:     

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ChBE Grad Student Places Second in Three Minute Thesis Competition    /  UA News

Nathaniel Sturm’s talk on “Species Detection in the Dark” won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program    /  UA News

Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation    /  UA News

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 8, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , , , ,   

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Human zombie-like cells act alive despite being dead    /  Technology Times

Scientists at the University of Alabama (UA) have figured out a comical technique, developed human “zombie-like” cells that are technically no longer alive but with membranes continue to bind to…


Source: Technology Times    /    Published: May 14, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Researchers Quicken Drug Discovery Method via Zombie-Like Cells    /  UA News

Researchers are using zombie-like cells that behave normally on the outside, but are filled with magnetic particles inside, to screen potential drugs from natural products.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 9, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological 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.