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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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Sheehan Elected to Leadership Board of Forest Bioproducts Division

Dr. James Sheehan, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, was elected as one of the directors on the leadership board of the Forest Bioproducts Division (FBP) within the American…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: November 20, 2023    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff   

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $40 Million to Expand Clean Energy Workforce Training and Enhance U.S. Building and Manufacturing Efficiency    /  energy.gov

Funding From President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda will Support Institutions Nationwide to Boost Training Opportunities for the Energy Workforce, While Lowering Costs for Small Businesses and Reducing Emissions


Source: energy.gov    /    Published: November 16, 2023    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Dr. Steven Daniewicz

Celebrating the Accomplishments of First-Generation Students

The University of Alabama is hosting a week of celebration for first-generation college students from Nov. 6-11. With support, recognition and celebration as the foundational elements of the week, the College of Engineering decided to sit down with two first-generation college students to learn more about their experiences and the advice they have for other first-generation students.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: November 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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:     

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College of Engineering Welcomes New Members of Senior Leadership Team

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its senior leadership team. Dr. Sandy Pettit, Assistant Dean for Student Success, and Dr. Peter Ludovice, Executive Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program, assumed their roles at the start of the fall 2023 semester.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: October 9, 2023    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story    /    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:   ,   

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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.