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Low-cost Solution Viable for Self-Driving Cars to Spot Hacked GPS    /  UA News

Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama developed a promising, inexpensive system to overcome one challenge of self-driving vehicle technology: GPS hacking that can send a self-driving vehicle to the…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Leading Investigation Into Alternative Pain Treatment    /  UA News

The research is exploring minuscule doses of a potent toxin to treat pain without opioids or nerve-block injections.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 2, 2022    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Research Enterprise Enjoys Remarkable Year    /  UA News

The portion of faculty members engaged in externally funded research was the most in the history of The University of Alabama during the last academic year.


Author: UA News    /    Published: August 25, 2022    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research, UA News   

UA To Train Needed Workforce for Water Operations and Forecasting    /  UA News

The University of Alabama has been awarded $3 million from the National Science Foundation to establish a unique hydrologic science research and training program for graduate students.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 18, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Alabama Power Grant Expands Black Belt STEM Program    /  UA Advancement News

More students in Alabama’s Black Belt will have the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, thanks to a grant from the Alabama Power Foundation that is…


Source: UA Advancement News    /    Published: May 9, 2022    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach, Research    /    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:     

UA Awarded $360 Million to Lead National Water Effort    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is poised to become a standard bearer in translating water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards and effectively manage water…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Researchers Developing Way for Materials to Repair Themselves    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring a promising path to self-repair for materials often used in the aerospace industry, possibly saving time and money while improving safety.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 25, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Technology to Aid National Nutrition Study    /  UA News

A wearable device that tracks diet developed by researchers at The University of Alabama will be used as part of a study of individual nutritional responses.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 15, 2022    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Selected for U.S. Cyber Command Network    /  UA News

UA has been selected as one of only 84 charter members of the U.S. Defense Department’s Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) Academic Engagement Network. This is a tremendous accomplishment that solidifies the…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 15, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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