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Professor Receives Young Investigator Program Award from U.S. Navy

A University of Alabama professor has recently received a prestigious award from the U.S. Navy in hopes of advancing the future of Naval ships.

May 24, 2018

State Crash Data Shows Seat Belt Use Critical in Saving Lives

Those involved in auto crashes while not wearing seat belts are 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up, according to an analysis of state crash records from the past five...

May 22, 2018

Two UA Engineering Projects Selected for EPA Program

Two student-led research teams from The University of Alabama are part of a federal program to develop sustainable technologies to solve current environmental and public health challenges.

May 21, 2018

New UA Center to Focus on Water Science and Engineering

A new research center at The University of Alabama aims to improve accuracy of data and reduce uncertainty for water management and emergency preparedness.

April 25, 2018

Students Seek Funding from Bama Blitz to Build Liquid Rocket, Satellite

A group of 30 University of Alabama engineering undergraduate students are attempting to build the first student-designed liquid-fueled rocket to launch a UA-built satellite into space for the first time.

April 9, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

UA Granted Patent for Sideline Privacy Tent

The University of Alabama was recently awarded a patent for a medical privacy tent developed by engineering students and Crimson Tide Athletics, firmly protecting the tent’s unique capability to easily expand or collapse on...

February 12, 2018

Professor Creates New Materials for Gas Separations

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.

February 6, 2018

Spot On

As cars have gotten sleeker and lighter over the decades, nostalgia about cars of yesteryear often romanticize their sturdiness – huge boxes of steel ready to take on any impact. It is a memory...

January 19, 2018

A Raw Deal

Dr. Mark Elliott is leading a project to get a grasp on how much raw wastewater, and the diseases it can spawn, flow into the water of Alabama's Black Belt.

December 11, 2017

Improved Sensors Could Reduce Energy Used for HVAC Systems

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are part of a nationwide project to find ways of reducing energy used to heat, cool and ventilate buildings.

December 7, 2017

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