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Bruker: Launches Advanced In-Situ Nanomechanical Test Instrument for Analyzing Materials Deformation in Electron Microscopes    /  Market Screener

The Bruker Nanomechanical Testing business today announced the release of the Hysitron PI 89 SEM PicoIndenter™ to provide nanomechanical testing capabilities inside a scanning electron microscope (SEM) at higher loads…


Source: Market Screener    /    Published: October 15, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation    /  UA News

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 8, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , , , ,   

Morgan Ross and Dean Karr at Fellows ceremony

UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2019 Outstanding Senior

Morgan Ross, who studied metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, received the 2019 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. A native of Meridian, Mississippi, she earned 10…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 17, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Gregory Thompson named a university research professor    /  Crimson White

The University of Alabama’s board trustees named Gregory Thompson, a professor in The University of Alabama’s Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, a University research professor.


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: June 21, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

Thompson Named University Research Professor    /  UA News

UA’s Board of Trustees named Dr. Gregory B. Thompson, professor in the department of metallurgical and materials engineering, a University Research Professor earlier this month.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 14, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

Thompson Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award    /  UA News

The T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership Award honors a faculty member who exemplifies the constant guidance and leadership necessary to make the College of Engineering exceptional.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 18, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Competitive Award

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Xuyang “Rhett” Zhou, a Ph.D. student in materials science from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, was selected to receive a Microscopy & Microanalysis Student Scholar Award given by…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 1, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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Two UA Engineering Professors Honored    /  UA News

Drs. Ramana Reddy and Gregory B. Thompson, who teach metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will be honored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, or TMS, for their contributions to education and their profession.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 5, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity for research and innovation. “There is a dramatic shift in…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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