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Dr. Su Gupta, professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, explains what she tells young women who are looking to enter the STEM fields.
February 22, 2017
When a University of Alabama football player with an injured arm instinctively stiff-armed a defender in the 2015 Southeastern Conference Championship Game, he was able to do so thanks to doctors, athletic trainers, engineering...
February 13, 2017
The three days just before Thanksgiving are some of the worst times of the year to be on the road, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center...
November 17, 2016
Pass under one bridge on the interstate, and you might as well have seen them all. Right? Not so fast. Researchers at The University of Alabama are using a one-of-a-kind lab in the quest...
October 24, 2016
Take a virtual visit to this University of Alabama research laboratory via this slideshow.
September 1, 2016
The University of Alabama licensed the technology behind a collapsible sideline tent designed to give better medical care to athletes to a spin-off company that will develop, market, manufacture and distribute the tent.
June 7, 2016
The University of Alabama will host the regional conference for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers on campus from March 31 to April 2. It will include a contest of small-scale cars fueled by...
March 28, 2016
A team of University of Alabama engineering students is to take part in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend, a national contest on the leading edge of transportation research.
January 21, 2016
After nearly 18 months preparing, The University of Alabama EcoCAR 3 team is ready to turn a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into an advanced, significantly more energy-efficient vehicle that should maintain the speed and performance...
January 4, 2016
Two engineering professors are working with industry to solve key issues in automotive manufacturing, using computers to save the companies time and money.
December 15, 2014
Advances in military aircraft technology since World War II are astounding, but updates to the temporary, portable materials on which those craft sometimes land have not kept pace. Researchers at The University of Alabama...
July 7, 2014
Deafening noise during combustion can lead to jet engine failure. A University of Alabama engineering professor, working with the U.S. Navy, uses a sponge-like material to reduce engine noise at its source.
June 6, 2012
A crisis-communication expert finds traveling to a disaster area can be a short trip, and engineers evaluate tornado-riddled structures in an effort to design safer homes.
September 29, 2011
Three research projects, funded with nearly $13 million, involve University of Alabama scientists studying the feasibility of pumping carbon dioxide into the ground as an alternative to releasing the greenhouse gas into the atmosphere.
March 28, 2011
Insect-sized aerial robots, known as micro air vehicles, hold larger-than-life possibilities.
September 17, 2009