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Natural Hazard Vulnerability Shows Disproportionate Risk    /  UA News

A fifth of neighborhood blocks in the continental United States most vulnerable to natural disaster account for a quarter of the lower 48 states’ risk, according to a detailed assessment of vulnerability.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Six faculty and student members of the deployment team.

Overcoming Obstacles: Remote Sensing Center Completes Deployment to Isolated Area in Colorado

A group of researchers from The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently completed a critical field deployment to Gothic, Colorado, to conduct leading-edge research on snowpack density in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: June 29, 2023    /    Posted in:   Remote Sensing Center, Research,   

College of Engineering to Host National 2023 Robotic Mining Challenge    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host 24 university teams from across the nation for the Robotic Mining Challenge May 22-26.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 17, 2023    /    Posted in:   Events, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Sood Selected as UA President’s Faculty Research Award Recipient

Dr. Rohan Sood, associate professor in aerospace engineering and mechanics, is one of eight UA faculty members recently selected as a recipient of the President’s Faculty Research Award.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: April 19, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

UA Leading Effort For Stronger, Greener Concrete    /  UA News

Engineering researchers received $2.75 million in federal support to scale up a patent-pending innovation that uses carbon dioxide to strengthen concrete.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 8, 2023    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Partners, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

University of Alabama Program Uses Drones for Grand Mesa Snowpack Study    /  The Daily Sentinel

Tuan Luong hasn’t had a lot of experience with snow in his life, growing up in mostly tropical Vietnam before enrolling at the University of Alabama for its aerospace engineering and mechanics program. That’s changed in the past two years, however, because of his visits to Grand Mesa.


Source: The Daily Sentinel    /    Published: February 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Research, Students   

UA Partners with Air Force to Explore Space Innovation    /  UA News

Researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring how a single spacecraft could service several satellites orbiting the Earth in one trip, potentially extending the mission of the satellites.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 25, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Home Page Main Story, Partners, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

New Microscopes to Position UA as Leader in Materials Characterization    /  UA News

A suite of new instruments focused on understanding materials will give The University of Alabama an elite platform while expanding opportunities for students.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Research, UA News    /    Features:     

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research    /  UA News

The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 25, 2022    /    Posted in:   Research, UA News   

Dr. Harris in his lab

UA Researchers Hope to Spur Adoption of Greener Jet Fuel    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are spearheading a project to demonstrate an innovative method to create jet fuel from plants, helping the airline industry meet goals for using…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 11, 2022    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, 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.