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FORTIFIED Assessment

A team of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students collected data in four Florida cities including Marco Island, the location where Irma made landfall.

November 16, 2017

Shelter from the Storm

Could homeowners have protection from high winds at a more affordable price than traditional storm shelters provide? Answering that question is the goal of research inside an innovative University of Alabama lab designed to...

October 25, 2017

UA, ALDOT Lay Groundwork for Future Self-Driving Vehicles

Advanced technology used to make traveling safer and easier is the focus of a new project led by The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Transportation.

October 23, 2017

UA Researcher on Team Exploring Potential Lunar Habitats for Humans

An engineering researcher at The University of Alabama is part of a project garnering international attention to potential sites for future habitats on the moon.

October 18, 2017

UA Technology Selected for Start-Up Program

A research group from The University of Alabama is part of a national program aimed at taking technology from the lab to the market.

August 17, 2017

Students Part of NASA Project to Capture Eclipse from Near Space

A group of students at The University of Alabama plan to launch a balloon to take video of the solar eclipse later this month as part of a nation-wide science project led by NASA.

August 14, 2017

UA Students Win International Antenna Contest

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama placed first in an international contest to design better antennas for small satellites, called CubeSats.

August 7, 2017

Bradt Named Life Member of Ceramic Society

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, metallurgical and materials engineering professor emeritus at UA, has been named a Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society.

June 26, 2017

UA, Airbus Partner to Enhance Engineering Education, Research

The University of Alabama and Airbus will partner in an effort to enhance engineering education and research, according to an agreement signed between representatives from the two organizations.

May 26, 2017

Researchers to Build Unique Radar to Study Glaciers, Rising Sea Level

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will develop a radar that should provide an accurate image of what occurs at the base of the North East Greenland Ice Stream to help better predict...

May 22, 2017

UA Students Build Lightweight, Strong Hood for Chevy Camaro

Tasked with reducing the weight of a Chevrolet Camaro transforming into a hybrid electric vehicle, engineering students at The University of Alabama successfully fabricated a lighter hood, proving a cutting-edge material can work on...

April 27, 2017

UA’s Electric Vehicle Focus Part of National Transportation Collaboration

The University of Alabama is one of four universities selected by the National Science Foundation to team together with government agencies and private companies to tackle challenges facing technological advances in automobiles.

April 24, 2017

Don’t Shoot: UA Combines VR, Neuroscience in Police Training Research

University of Alabama researchers are using a novel approach to learn how police officers react to “shoot, don’t shoot” situations: measuring brain waves during virtual reality police training.

March 27, 2017

Ceremony to Celebrate Research by UA Faculty Rescheduled

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

March 21, 2017

UA Researches Fuels to Improve Engines, Cut Emissions

In an effort to improve combustion engines while reducing harmful emissions, engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test how blended fuels can work with advanced engines.

February 24, 2017