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Roy Named 2023 ASC/DEStech Award in Composites Winner

Dr. Samit Roy, the William D. Jordan professor of aerospace engineering and mechanics, has been selected by the American Society for Composites (ASC) as the recipient of the 2023 ASC/DEStech Award in Composites.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: October 20, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Su Named to Class of 2024 AIAA Associate Fellows

Dr. Weihua Su has been selected as one of the 2024 associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: October 9, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

University professor works to remove potentially carcinogenic ‘forever chemicals’ from water    /  The Crimson White

Milad Esfahani, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at The University of Alabama, has been leading research into ways to remove potentially carcinogenic “forever chemicals” from drinking water that research suggests are present in almost all humans.


Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: September 24, 2023    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Professors Get CAREER Boost    /  UA News

Two engineering professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 21, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

With EPA Funding, UA Students to Assess Well Water    /  UA News

A student-led team from The University of Alabama has received a federal award for its research and efforts to help private well owners in Alabama predict and identify the risk of water contamination after flooding.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 11, 2023    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Partners, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Natural Hazard Vulnerability Shows Disproportionate Risk    /  UA News

A fifth of neighborhood blocks in the continental United States most vulnerable to natural disaster account for a quarter of the lower 48 states’ risk, according to a detailed assessment of vulnerability.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Sets Autonomous Speed Records At Monza “Temple Of Speed”    /  indyautonomouschallenge.com

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) today announced that team PoliMOVE won the first-ever autonomous driving road course time trial competition, held at the Monza “Temple of Speed.” The historic feat…


Source: indyautonomouschallenge.com    /    Published: June 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, In The News   

Honors Students Give Back to Community With Engage Tuscaloosa    /  UA News

The mission is to engage K-12 students by providing them with strong role models, building strong relationships and exposing them to new things and ideas. Ben Anderson, a junior studying…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Outreach, Students   

Five UA Faculty Receive Fulbright Awards    /  UA News

Five University of Alabama faculty members have received Fulbright awards for educators to teach and research around the globe.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 1, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Sood Selected as UA President’s Faculty Research Award Recipient

Dr. Rohan Sood, associate professor in aerospace engineering and mechanics, is one of eight UA faculty members recently selected as a recipient of the President’s Faculty Research Award.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: April 19, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    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.