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Airlines want to make flight more sustainable. How will they do it?    /  Chemical & Engineering News

Airplanes were historically made of metal, usually an aluminum alloy. Now some new airplanes, such as the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350, are about 55% composite materials instead, says Samit…


Source: Chemical & Engineering News    /    Published: September 7, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

A double cantilever carbon-reinforced composite beam begins to heal itself under the actuation of macro- fiber composites after a Mode I delamination test.

Probabilistic methods gain traction for designing complex systems    /  Aerospace America

In July, an AIAA Certification by Analysis Community made up of industry, academia and government/regulatory representatives completed the draft document “Recommended Practices When Flight Modeling Is Used to Reduce Flight…


Source: Aerospace America    /    Published: December 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Aerospace Engineering Professor Named ASC Fellow

A University of Alabama aerospace engineering faculty member has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Composites for the first time in its history. Through his research and…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: September 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story    /    Features:     

Dr. Samit Roy on stage accepting award

UA Aerospace Professor Wins 2019 ASC Outstanding Research Award

A University of Alabama engineering professor was recently recognized for his outstanding research. Dr. Samit Roy, William D. Jordan Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, received the American Society for…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: October 11, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

Roy Selected by U.S. Air Force for Scientific Role    /  UA News

Dr. Samit Roy in aerospace engineering and mechanics was competitively selected to serve a two-year rotation as a program officer in the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Arlington, Virginia.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 23, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

AEM Professor Selected for Leadership Position with Composites Group

Dr. Samit Roy, the William D. Jordan Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, was elected to head a technical division within the American Society for Composites, or ASC. The ASC…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 20, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    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:   , , , ,   

AEM Professor Elected to Nanoengineering Post

Dr. Samit Roy, the William D. Jordan Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, was elected to vice chair of  a group within the American Society of Mechanical Engineers on nanoengineering….


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 5, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:     

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