Engineering Research

The College is committed to providing leading-edge research, education opportunities and professional development to graduate students, who are key to solving tomorrow's problems.

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Admissions

One of the first five universities to offer engineering instruction in the nation, The University of Alabama has more than 175 years of engineering education experience. Today’s College of Engineering is large enough to offer academic diversity and challenge, yet small enough to ensure personal attention and excellent instruction.

Undergraduate

Our college has the best undergrad engineering experience you can find, from student orgs to hands on research.

Graduate

See how Engineering excels by offering a variety of cutting edge research and award winning faculty to learn from.

Scholarships

Four year merit-based scholarship packages are available for incoming Engineering freshmen.

Departments

Engineering features a wide variety of nationally-accredited programs, affording students the flexibility to shape their academic goals to suit developing interests. Students may choose academic programs in the following departments.

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We Are Driving Innovation

As part of the flagship university in Alabama, research is a critical component of our mission and the College of Engineering is always working to increase research support for our faculty and invest in new facilities and equipment. Come see how the college is leading the way towards a better future through engineering.

People

Over 300 of the best faculty and staff.

Research

Research is a critical component of our mission.

Centers

We’re making a hands-on difference.

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News

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama.

Jalili Receives Prestigious Leadership Award from ASME

Dr. Nader Jalili, mechanical engineering department head and director of the Alabama Initiative on Manufacturing Development and Education, was recently presented the Michael J. Rabins Leadership Award by the American…


Acoff Selected for Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society

Dr. Viola Acoff, College of Engineering associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society.


New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama.

UA Awarded $360 Million to Lead National Water Effort

With transformative support of up to $360 million over the next five years from the federal government, The University of Alabama is poised to become a standard bearer in translating water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards and effectively manage water resources.

The award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the largest external award in the University’s history, will be administered by the Alabama Water Institute and acknowledges UA’s commitment to make water a signature research and academic focus.

The effort establishes the Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology, or CIROH. Headquartered at AWI, CIROH consists of a consortium of 28 academic institutions, non-profit organizations and government and industry partners bringing together a powerful team of hydrologic researchers across the United States and Canada. They will develop and deliver national hydrological analyses, forecast information, data, guidance and equitable decision-support services to inform essential emergency management and water resources decisions.


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