The Tom Bevill Energy, Mineral and Material Science Research Building
In this Building:
The Tom Bevill Energy, Mineral and Material Science Research Building opened in 1990 as the first major energy research center in the Southeast and the first UA facility dedicated solely to research. It is named after U.S. Rep. Tom Bevill, who was instrumental in obtaining federal funding for the building. The 217,000-sqaure-foot facility is home to the geological sciences, environmental engineering labs, transportation engineering, metallurgical engineering and part of the aquatic biology program.