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Dr. David W. Arnold

  • Professor

Contact Information

  • Office: 3478 SEC
  • Phone: (205) 348-1741
  • Fax: (205) 348-7558

Areas of Research

  • Soil remediation
  • Thermodynamics


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 1980
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1976
  • B.S., The University of Alabama, 1971


Dr. Arnold’s research primarily covers three areas:

  • formulation, cleaning, rheology, atomization, combustion and commercial use of coal-water fuels
  • remediation of soil contaminated with oil
  • formulation, rheology and process technology of the paints made from magnetic pigments that are used in the manufacture of magnetic recording media, such as audio and video tapes