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With Regional Win, UA Team Set for National Business Pitch Contest

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Working with technology developed at The University of Alabama, two students will compete in a national collegiate business pitch competition after winning the regional round. 

March 29, 2023

UA Leading Effort For Stronger, Greener Concrete

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Engineering researchers received $2.75 million in federal support to scale up a patent-pending innovation that uses carbon dioxide to strengthen concrete.

March 8, 2023

Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame to Induct 2023 Class

Six individuals and an engineering corporation will be honored during a ceremony Feb. 25.

February 20, 2023

UA Engineering Student Selected for Prestigious Aerospace Fellowship

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Lilly Saub is one of 47 undergraduate students in the nation selected for the Brooke Owens Fellowship.

February 14, 2023

UA Partners with Air Force to Explore Space Innovation

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring how a single spacecraft could service several satellites orbiting the Earth in one trip, potentially extending the mission of the satellites.

January 24, 2023

New Microscopes to Position UA as Leader in Materials Characterization

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A suite of new instruments focused on understanding materials will give The University of Alabama an elite platform while expanding opportunities for students.

December 4, 2022

Engineering Professor Selected to Use Supercomputer

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An engineering professor at The University of Alabama was one of fewer than 60 researchers across the country awarded time on some of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

November 18, 2022

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

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The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama. 

October 25, 2022

UA Researchers Hope to Spur Adoption of Greener Jet Fuel

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are spearheading a project to demonstrate an innovative method to create jet fuel from plants, helping the airline industry meet goals for using a renewable fuel source...

October 11, 2022

5 Early Career Researchers Making Waves with National Awards

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National grants allow each researcher to train and motivate a new generation of scientists and engineers not only at UA through instruction and lab work, but also through outreach efforts.

September 27, 2022

Low-cost Solution Viable for Self-Driving Cars to Spot Hacked GPS

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Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama developed a promising, inexpensive system to overcome one challenge of self-driving vehicle technology: GPS hacking that can send a self-driving vehicle to the wrong destination.

September 6, 2022

UA Leading Investigation Into Alternative Pain Treatment

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The research is exploring minuscule doses of a potent toxin to treat pain without opioids or nerve-block injections.

August 26, 2022

Federal Award To Help UA Electrify Crimson Ride

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With nearly $8 million in federal transit funds, The University of Alabama will replace a quarter of its transit system buses with electric buses, reducing emissions and further positioning UA and the region as...

August 17, 2022

Engineering Professor, Automotive Pioneer Adds New R&D Role

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Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian will take on the additional responsibility of creating and implementing a vision for connected, automated and electric mobility research and elevating the profile of the Alabama Transportation Institute.

July 28, 2022

AWI Names Second Class of Faculty Fellowship Recipients

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The program recognizes UA faculty for outstanding research, extension and education programs that significantly advance UA’s interdisciplinary water-related communities of science.

July 27, 2022