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In The News

In the News is a summary of articles about The University of Alabama College of Engineering that have appeared in print, online and broadcast media outlets. These summaries, headlines and links are copied exactly as they appeared in the media source.

In The News: UTSA’s NASA advanced measurements center hosts inaugural conference

Prasad Gogineni, chair of the CAMEE external advisory board and the Cudworth Professor of Engineering at the University of Alabama, was the keynote speaker. His presentation discussed the use of ultrawideband MIMO radars for mapping lava tubes, which are considered potential sites for stations to be used for launching manned… Read more

Sources: UTSA Today

In The News: SOPREMA Grants $20,000 in Scholarships in its Fifth Award Year

Dudley Moore of Tuscaloosa, Ala., is a graduate student at the University of Alabama studying mechanical engineering who will graduate in December 2021. A McNair Research Scholar and National Society of Black Engineers Volunteer of the Year recipient, Moore completed his third internship this summer as a heat transfer associate for… Read more

Sources: SOPREMA

In The News: Heat wave ‘Hugo?’ New coalition seeks to name hot weather like hurricanes.

Heat waves are a silent killer. Unlike other extreme weather phenomena, you can’t see them coming, and they don’t leave behind a trail of destruction. But they kill more people than any other weather hazard in the country and exact a greater toll in the developing world. And they are… Read more

Sources: The Washington Post

In The News: Univ. of Alabama Engineering Students Enjoy Racing Internship

John Allen Racing is owned by team principal and driver John Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In 2018, Allen was named a UA Distinguished Engineering Fellow in acknowledgement of his vast professional, military and philanthropic achievements. Read more

Sources: aftermarketNews

In The News: Hurricane Response Reset: As storms intensify, flood zones change and the pandemic rages, experts urge new thinking about preparedness.

Climate change is strengthening the severity and frequency of storms, and 2020 is on track for another active hurricane season — the fifth consecutive such season, if the prediction comes to pass. “Generally, we don’t have strategies for how you message for multiple hazards like this,” says Susan Jasko, a… Read more

Sources: Passagemaker

In The News: Millions more US homes are at risk of flooding than previously known, new analysis shows

“This is more evidence that shows our mapping system is not working efficiently and we need to fix it to better our understanding about flooding in the United States,” said Dr. Hamed Moftakhari, an assistant professor at The University of Alabama, who studies the threats natural hazards pose to coastal… Read more

Sources: CNN, Yahoo! News, CBS (Dallas), Erie News Now, NBC, MSN, News Dio, Non Perele, The Epoch Times, 7 News Boston