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UA students develop flexible solar cell    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A start-up technology company run by University of Alabama students and an associate professor is developing a thin, flexible solar cell with the goal of helping the military meet goals…

Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: June 12, 2017    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:     

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest    /  UA News

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 5, 2017    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Dean Charles Karr, who has been at The University of Alabama College of Engineering as a student, a researcher, professor or an administrator for more than 30 years, likes to…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:   , , , , , , ,   

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UA Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards    /  UA News

The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama professors for CAREER Awards totaling more than $1.6 million for research projects related to medical imaging, earthquake seismology and solar energy.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 5, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, 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.