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Strong Partnership Fuels Alabama Mobility and Power Center

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The partnership fuels a newly-formed research and workforce development center to meet the needs of the booming electric vehicle market.

November 9, 2021

UA Researchers Creating Digital Exhibition of Birmingham Artist’s Work

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Using cutting-edge imaging technology and digital curation, a project involving The University of Alabama will allow the work and stories of a well-regarded southern artist to be preserved digitally for future generations.

October 11, 2021

UA Receives Grant to Use Machine Learning to Study Dark Matter

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A team of researchers at The University of Alabama hope to develop tools that probe this otherwise invisible but important component of the universe, tackling one of the biggest questions in physics, astronomy and...

September 27, 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 Contributes to Unprecedented Observations of Black Hole

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Astrophysics researchers at The University of Alabama contributed to a global effort to give unparalleled insight into a black hole and the system it powers, and to improve tests of Einstein’s General Theory of...

April 14, 2021

In Detecting Particle, UA Researchers Help Prove 60-Year-Old Theory

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Two researchers from The University of Alabama are part of an international project that detected a cosmic interaction never observed before, but predicted 60 years ago.

March 10, 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

Faculty Leading, Collaborating Nationally During Pandemic

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How do you dissect a specimen in a virtual class? UA faculty are helping answer this question and more at the national level.

November 18, 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

Good Vibrations

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are working with Army scientists to develop and use chemical frequencies to quickly detect dangerous airborne chemicals.

July 28, 2020

Emoji Reveal Whiteness as Driver of Technology

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A study of broadening the skin tone of emoji to include diverse representation of race, ethnicity, gender and culture found emoji continue to center whiteness in their design and coding structures.

July 10, 2020

The Last Frontier

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

July 2, 2020