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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:     

Road Fatalities, Rural Road Crashes Up During Holiday Season    /  UA News

During the December winter holidays, vehicle crash fatalities are higher than expected and there are more crashes along rural roads, according to the study.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

From the Ground Up    /  UA News

UA faculty and graduate students are working with the military to design better mobile airfields.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Empowered by Doctorate, Graduate to Lead Road Research in Ghana    /  UA News

Two years ago, William Agyemang left everything he knew to pursue a doctoral degree in civil engineering at the Capstone.


Author: Jamon Smith    /    Published: November 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

New Manufacturing Research Center Established by UA’s College of Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering has instituted a new interdisciplinary research and development center on campus. The Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center will provide undergrad and graduate students…


Author: Abby Woodruff    /    Published: November 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Centers, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Study: Avoid Travel After Dark During Thanksgiving Week    /  UA News

A study of Thanksgiving week vehicle crash data from the past five years in Alabama shows travel after dark increases risk for crashes and fatalities, leading to the conclusion that,…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

The intersection of environmental justice and civil rights: How DOJ investigation could play out    /  Montgomery Advertiser

“You can go to Wilcox County, and you find exactly the same situation, but really nothing happening to solve the problem,” University of Alabama professor Mark Elliott said. 


Source: Montgomery Advertiser    /    Published: November 14, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Strong Partnership Fuels Alabama Mobility and Power Center    /  UA News

A strong partnership between The University of Alabama, Alabama Power Company and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. fuels a newly-formed research and workforce development center designed to meet the needs of…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, 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.

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