Media Advisory — UA to Unveil new Research Airplane at News Conference

  • September 20th, 2004


Unveiling of The University of Alabama’s new research airplane and introduction of the AERO program at UA Second research airplane of its type in North America


Dr. Keith McDowell, vice president of research
Dr. Derek Williamson, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the AERO program


The University of Alabama Quad


Friday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m.


Mary Wymer, UA Engineering Writer, 205/348-6444,

The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus. A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.