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New device quickly detects harmful bacteria in blood    /  Health Medicine Network

Engineers have created a tiny device that can rapidly detect harmful bacteria in blood, allowing health care professionals to pinpoint the cause of potentially deadly infections and fight them with…


Source: Health Medicine Network    /    Published: March 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Range Boost    /  UA News

A solution developed from research at The University of Alabama would give drivers of electric vehicles the confidence and freedom of a gas-powered vehicle without requiring breakthroughs in batteries or a costly overhaul of the transportation system’s energy infrastructure.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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American Fulbright scholars in Newcastle    /  The National Tribune

Aligning with its commitment to enhance international collaboration and foster global impact, the University of Newcastle welcomes two visiting American Fulbright Scholars who will contribute to research in water sustainability…


Source: The National Tribune    /    Published: February 27, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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NASA airborne campaign catches the drift of snow water    /  Phys.org

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—the time NASA’s SnowEx campaign hits the skies and ground of the world’s snowy places, measuring snow properties to understand how much water…


Source: Phys.org    /    Published: December 26, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Remote Sensing Center, Research    /    Features:   , ,   

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Alabama researchers help drill for ancient ice    /  AL.com

University of Alabama researchers played a role in developing radar that will help recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica, part of an international effort to better understand…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: December 23, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Remote Sensing Center, Research    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA Engineers Help Find Site to Drill for Antarctica’s Ancient Ice    /  UA News

A unique radar developed by engineering researchers at The University of Alabama helped find the location to recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica as part of an international effort to better understand the Earth’s climate history.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 20, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Remote Sensing Center, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA researchers test tech to monitor eating habits    /  The Tuscaloosa News

University of Alabama researchers are involved in the study of a wearable device designed to monitor the user’s eating habits, with an eye toward fighting obesity. The Automatic Ingestion Monitor,…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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UA engineering students succeed at Lockheed Martin challenge

Three University of Alabama engineering students opened Lockheed Martin’s Space Challenge Box by correctly solving a high-value problem and unlocking a future of opportunities with the company. Lockheed Martin visited…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: October 24, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students   

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Saving the Planet One Smart Building at a Time

It’s a Friday night, and you have invited a houseful of people over for a dinner party. Your mind is spinning with the details: cooking, cleaning and decorating. You think…


Author: Hannah Price    /    Published: October 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Remote Sensing Center, Research, Students,    /    Features:     

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The Sound of Engineering

The University of Alabama is now the place where technical engineering skills and musical talent meet. The College of Engineering added a musical audio engineering degree to its catalog this…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: October 15, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students,    /    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.