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Innovative UA Research Recognized with NSF CAREER Awards    /  UA News

Four professors at The University of Alabama received one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious honors for early-career faculty.


Author: Jessica Nelson    /    Published: June 6, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

2 UA Faculty Named Fulbright Scholars    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama faculty members have received Fulbright awards for educators to teach and research around the globe. Dr. Anwarul Haque, associate professor of aerospace engineering and mechanics, and…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: June 6, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Federal Grant Powers UA’s Autonomous Bus Safety Research    /  UA News

With a grant from the Federal Transit Administration and the United States Department of Transportation, The University of Alabama is gearing up for a $3 million project to develop advanced…


Author: Jessica Nelson    /    Published: May 31, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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Summer Program Faculty Directors and Participants Represent College at Emerging Researchers National Conference

Drs. Steven Weinman and Stephen Ritchie recently represented the College of Engineering at the 2024 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Washington, D.C.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 13, 2024    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

College of Engineering Inducts 2024 Class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently honored six alumni and one former department head by inducting them into its 2024 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows….


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 8, 2024    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story   

Doreswamy to Lead Space Exploration Efforts for College of Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. Rajiv Doreswamy as director of space technology and engineering research. In this role, he will work across the College and…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: March 25, 2024    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff,   

Professor Uses Research to Improve Worker Safety in Mines, More    /  UA News

Worker safety has always been a passion of Dr. Siyuan Song, but after she became aware of the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program within the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: February 2, 2024    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Dr. Siyuan Song

Song receives funding from Department of Labor to develop training programs focused on worker safety

Worker safety has always been a passion of Dr. Siyuan Song, but after she became aware of the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program within the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, her field of interest evolved. What started as providing training for construction workers turned into developing and delivering training for two more underserved groups: healthcare workers and surface miners.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: January 18, 2024    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Outreach,    /    Features:     

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Boudouris to Lead UA Research, Economic Development    /  UA News

Dr. Bryan W. Boudouris has been named the next vice president for research and economic development at The University of Alabama and will begin his tenure April 1.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: January 12, 2024    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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Materials Research Organizes Under New Institute    /  UA News

A new institute at The University of Alabama will boost efforts from across campus in materials science and materials engineering.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 14, 2023    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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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.