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Range Boost

A solution developed from research at The University of Alabama would give drivers of electric vehicles the confidence and freedom of a gas-powered vehicle without requiring breakthroughs in batteries or a costly overhaul of the transportation system’s energy infrastructure.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Virtual Reality and Robot-Based Rehabilitation for Post-Stroke Recovery

Stroke survivors often lose some of their motor functions, and recovery can be a long and expensive process. By integrating virtual reality, robot, and motion capture technology, a low-cost solution…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   , , ,   

Auto Focus

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:   , , , ,   

With Patented Technology, UA Professor Hopes to Improve Electronic Devices

Electronic devices could be made cheaper, smaller and more efficient by reducing the complexity of their internal method of converting and regulating energy, according to a patent by a University of Alabama engineering professor.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 2, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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ECE Professor and Student Honored for Presentation on Research

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Dr Jaber Abu-Qahouq, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, and Zhigang Dang, doctorate student, were honored for a…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 9, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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ECE Professor Publishes Work on Battery Management Systems

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Dr Jaber Abu-Qahouq, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, and a graduate student are the authors of a…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

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Two Teams with UA Ties Set For Finals of Start-up Business Competition

Two teams with University of Alabama ties are part of seven young businesses hoping to prove they could be commercially viable at the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. Teams with UA ties have done well in past Launchpad competitions, with a company based off UA technology one of the winners in the most recent competition last year.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 17, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA-affiliated Company Finalist in Clean Energy Business Contest

A start-up company, e-Electricity, based on research at The University of Alabama, is a finalist in a clean energy competition supported by the United States Department of Energy.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 14, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Three UA Teams Win Culverhouse Business Plan Competition with Innovative Ideas

Three University of Alabama student teams are on their way to starting their own businesses after winning the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s Edward K. Aldag Jr., Business Plan Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Start-Up With COE ties a Finalist in Business Pitch Competition During SXSW

A University of Alabama start-up company developing technology to charge cell phones and other portable devices wirelessly was selected to pitch to potential investors in a unique competition during the…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research    /    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.