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UA Researchers Tackle Plastic Waste as Part of National Effort    /  UA News

Researchers will experiment with more effective ways of breaking down hard-to-recycle plastics.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 26, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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UA CyberSeed Program Funds More Campus Research    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from Year 2 of The University of Alabama Cyber Initiative’s CyberSeed program, part of the UA Office for Research and Economic Development.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , , , , ,   

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Researchers Studying New Method to Capture CO2 from Air    /  PNNL

In a new project inspired by natural organisms, PNNL researchers, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Alabama, will work to develop an artificial system…


Source: PNNL    /    Published: November 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News    /    Features:     

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ChBE Professor Wins International Membranes Research Award

An engineering faculty member at The University of Alabama is being recognized for his achievements as a young researcher. Dr. Jason Bara, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, was…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: May 4, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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UA Chemical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Earns Research Award

A University of Alabama engineering student’s research presentation was awarded a top honor at a recent international conference. Kathryn O’Harra, a chemical engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded first place for…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: February 21, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:     

Alabama student offers children in need 3D-printed prosthetics    /  It Just Means More

Valerie Levine is changing lives three-dimensionally. The summer before her junior year, this University of Alabama student started tinkering with a 3D printer with no goal in mind. But less…


Source: It Just Means More    /    Published: August 1, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:     

Professor Creates New Materials for Gas Separations    /  UA News

In response to future energy challenges, chemical engineers at The University of Alabama are creating new materials to more efficiently separate gases related to energy processes.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 6, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA professor weighs in on Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement    /  Fox 6 (Birmingham)

A chemical and biological engineering professor weighs in on what the President’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement means for you. Online there have been several opinions about…


Source: Fox 6 (Birmingham)    /    Published: June 6, 2017    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

Using 3-D Printer, Engineering Student Creates Prosthetics for Children    /  UA News

What began as simply tinkering with a 3-D printer the summer before Valerie Levine’s junior year at The University of Alabama ended with children receiving prosthetic hands before the year’s end.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 22, 2017    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Outreach, Research, Students, 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.