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

  • September 20th, 2004

WHAT:

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

WHO:

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

WHERE:

The University of Alabama Quad

WHEN:

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

Contact

Mary Wymer, UA Engineering Writer, 205/348-6444, mwymer@coe.eng.ua.edu

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.