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UA Transportation Policy Research Center Expands with New Director    /  UA News

As part of a broadening of its scope, the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama will be led by longtime engineering professor, Dr. Steven Jones.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 3, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Faculty Members Selected for Fulbright Awards    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama faculty members were recently selected for Fulbright awards for educators.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Company Licenses UA Tech to Improve Concrete, Reduce Emissions    /  UA News

An innovation developed in an engineering lab at The University of Alabama will help reduce emissions of harmful greenhouse gases created by concrete production.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Celebrate Excellence Among Faculty Research, Creative Activity    /  UA News

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research, scholarship and creative contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Henderson Named Dean of UA College of Engineering    /  UA News

Dr. Clifford L. Henderson has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering and will begin his tenure August 1. Henderson comes to UA from…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

Dr. Rohan Sood to Attend NASA Launch

Dr. Rohan Sood, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering and mechanics and the director of UA’s Astrodynamics and Space Research Laboratory, has been invited to attend the launch of NASA’s…


Author: Trudeau Livaudais    /    Published: April 11, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:   ,   

Dr. Matthew Kasemer

UA Mechanical Engineering Professor Wins CAREER Award

TUSCALOOSA, AL – University of Alabama Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Matthew Kasemer recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the NSF’s most prestigious award…


Author: Sarah Graham    /    Published: April 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

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Engineering Professor Receives SEC Annual Award    /  UA News

The Southeastern Conference announced that Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor in the College of Engineering, is the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 31, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers    /  UA News

UA researchers are at the top of their game. Here’s a spotlight on four female researchers advancing their fields.


Author: Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie    /    Published: March 30, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Viola Acoff

Acoff Honored as Diversity “Trailblazer” and Keynote Speaker by TMS

Dr. Viola Acoff, Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, was recently chosen to be the Keynote Speaker at the “Diversity in the Minerals, Metals & Materials Professions” annual meeting…


Author: Sarah Graham    /    Published: February 22, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    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.