Research

Truck with Prototype Fuel Cell Visits UA

  • May 26, 2003

A heavy-duty highway tractor truck equipped with a first-of-its-kind fuel-cell auxiliary power unit (APU), which is designed to reduce diesel fuel consumption and emissions, recently made a stop at the UA College of Engineering.

Museum Excavates Alabama’s Frontier Boom Town

  • April 14, 2003

For the second consecutive summer, experts with UA’s Alabama Museum of Natural History led an archaeological expedition of the state’s first territorial capitol, Old St. Stephens in Washington County. They dug up new details about the boom town and how early Alabamians lived.

Cartographic Research Lab Produces Maps with Answers

  • April 13, 2003

Three new atlases recently published by UA’s geography department offer an abundance of information about Alabama’s metropolitan areas as well as demographic and economic data on a county-by-county basis.

Students Publish New Scientific Journal

  • March 10, 2003

Students at The University of Alabama have published their first edition of a scientific journal designed to highlight undergraduate student research at UA.

Marketing Professor Honored for Research

  • March 2, 2003

Hunt was Morgan’s advisor and mentor while Morgan was at TTU earning his doctorate, and together the two developed an article from Morgan’s dissertation. Morgan is pleased with the feedback his article has received, but is quick to point out that authoring the article wasn’t a solo project.

UA Researchers Develop New Method to Stabilize Older Buildings

  • February 24, 2003

Dr. Andrew Graettinger, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Dr. Philip Johnson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, have developed a method of drilling long, straight, small holes in typical building materials without compromising the strength of the structure. This new method will be used for building stabilization, especially in areas that are considered earthquake zones.

Domestic Violence Victims Aided by Project SAIL

  • February 20, 2003

Access to services by individuals in Alabama who are victims of domestic violence is being improved through a new project that proposes merging government programs with advocacy groups.

Driving South

  • December 18, 2002

“The spark that caused the automobile manufacturing fire in this state was struck at The University of Alabama,” says Dr. Malcolm Portera, chancellor of The University of Alabama System.