Research

New UA Center to Fill Need for Understanding Water Security

  • June 16, 2021

As global demand for water increases alongside a predicted decrease in water quality and availability, The University of Alabama is taking a leadership role to ensure the nation can better manage risks to the water supply and withstand future water disruptions through the Global Water Security Center.

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Drone Resolution

  • June 14, 2021

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

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UA Research to Enhance Flood Resilience of Coastal Communities

  • June 7, 2021

Researchers at The University of Alabama Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research are working to develop advanced computational earth science and coastal models that help coastal communities prepare for flooding from tropical storms and hurricanes.

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UA CyberSeed Program Funds More Campus Research

  • May 21, 2021

Four promising research projects received funding from Year 2 of The University of Alabama Cyber Initiative’s CyberSeed program, part of the UA Office for Research and Economic Development.

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Signing In

  • May 17, 2021

UA researchers are developing a way for deaf and hard-of-hearing communities to interact with devices or smart environments using sign language.