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UA College of Engineering Opens New Manufacturing Program

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The UA College of Engineering's Alabama Initiative on Manufacturing Development and Education, or Alabama IMaDE, held its grand opening ceremony Sept. 30.

September 30, 2021

UA’s Industrial Assessment Center Selected to Continue Mission

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The University of Alabama will continue its role as home to the state’s only Industrial Assessment Center that assists manufacturers in reducing carbon emissions and energy costs, while training the next generation of energy-efficiency...

September 16, 2021

AWI Strategic Plan Addresses Global Water Research and Solutions

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The Alabama Water Institute has launched its five-year strategic plan to guide its mission of carrying out cutting edge and applied research for a more water-secure world.

June 25, 2021

UA Researchers to Shed Light on Drug Resistance in Metastatic Cancer

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Using a Jell-O like model to study cancer, UA researchers hope to discover ways brain metastatic breast cancer evades drug therapies.

June 22, 2021

Drone Resolution

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UA researchers have shrunk complex radar technology to fit drones, allowing them to capture more, better data to help with water management.

June 14, 2021

Nearly a Third of Mobile Bay Marshes Gone Since 1980s, Study Finds

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About half a football field of marshes on the edges of Mobile Bay vanished annually over the past 35 years, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

April 12, 2021

New Grant Strengthens Work to Solve Rural Wastewater Challenge

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Recently announced federal funding will move forward an ambitious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

March 12, 2021

UA Researchers Building Communication Robot for Law Enforcement

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Engineering and communication researchers at The University of Alabama are building the next generation of affordable law enforcement robotic technology.

February 24, 2021

UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.

February 11, 2021

NASA Mission to Include Contributions from UA Engineering

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will contribute to a pioneering spaceflight mission set to launch in 2025.

February 1, 2021

UA Engineering Researchers Investigating Solutions for Jet Biofuel

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The study is part of a $3.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy.

January 21, 2021

UA Contributing Solutions to Wastewater Treatment in Rural Alabama

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are part of a prestigious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

November 17, 2020

Moving Forward

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UA researchers are working on improving efficiency, reducing costs and using more sustainable materials for electric vehicle motors.

October 30, 2020

Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards

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Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s educational mission.

October 7, 2020

The Last Frontier

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Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.

July 2, 2020