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Amirkhanian Accepted Into UA Faculty Teaching Fellows Program

Dr. Armen Amirkhanian, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was selected to join the inaugural class of The University of Alabama Teaching Academy’s Faculty Teaching Fellows Program. Amirkhanian,…

Author: Natalie Bonner    /    Published: July 1, 2024    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

a brick wall being busted up by high speed wood

Watch: What Happens When a Two-by-Four Going 200 mph Hits a Wall?    /  UA News

In The University of Alabama Debris Cannon Lab, home to the world’s only quad-barrel cannon of its kind, engineering students learn the power of tornadoes — and problem-solving — with…

Author: Mitch Bailey    /    Published: January 30, 2024    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, UA News    /    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:   , , ,   

Are campus crosswalks safe?    /  The Crimson White

For UA student Caroline Horn, warnings about the crosswalks started during an early move-in camp for new students… UA Director of Transportation Services Chris D’Esposito said the approximately 500 crosswalks…

Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: November 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     


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