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UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 5, 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 Researcher Helps Identify Massive Black Hole, Tidal Disruption

Astronomers have predicted that big black holes sit at the center of all galaxies. A University of Alabama professor has contributed to a study that found one such black hole a million times as...

March 20, 2017

UA Cyber Security Researcher Explains Cloudflare Data Leak

Matthew Hudnall, deputy director of UA’s Center for Advanced Public Safety, explains the Cloudflare bug that has caused a massive data leak from Internet sites like Uber and Fitbit. (Story […]

March 1, 2017

UA Professor Selected as Fellow of Materials Research Society

The Materials Research Society recently elected a University of Alabama scientist to its 2017 Fellows class.

February 27, 2017

Women in STEM: Hanna Hefley on Her UA Experience

Hanna Hefley, a metallurgical engineering major, discusses her experience as a student in a STEM field at The University of Alabama.

February 22, 2017

Dr. Su Gupta on Women in STEM Experience

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

Neuroscientist to Discuss Brain Development at UA ALLELE Lecture

Neuroscientist and professor Dr. Michael Anderson will speak about the evolution of the brain, cognition and how our bodies relate to the way we think at the next Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or...

February 17, 2017

A Crimson Connection

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

UA Professor Elected Fellow to American Physical Society

Dr. Andreas Piepke, a professor in The University of Alabama's department of physics and astronomy, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his work in defining the nature of...

February 6, 2017

Naturally Curious

For the boys at the Alabama Department of Youth Services' Vacca Campus in Birmingham, they’re intrigued by the science behind their own behaviors.

January 30, 2017

Telescope quote

“It’s a chance to meet with other people who are interested in astronomy. With the instruments we have, such as our 16-inch telescope and a fully mechanized observatory dome, we […]

November 15, 2016

NASA, UA to Sign Space Act Agreement

Students at The University of Alabama will work with NASA to enhance understanding of propulsion systems for small satellites – CubeSats -- that orbit the Earth, participating in a research project that will help...

November 4, 2016