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Dr. Brandon Dixon

Associate Professor


  • 2108 Cyber
  • phone (205) 348-0597
  • Email


Ph.D., Computer Science, Princeton University, 1993
M.S., Computer Science, Princeton University, 1993
B.S., Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, 1989

Dr. Brandon Dixon’s research interests included component based software development, systems and software, parallel and sequential algorithms, high performance implementations of algorithms, parallel computing, software engineering, software design and component engineering, client-server systems, and computer security and cryptography.

Affiliated Areas
Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science

Dr. Dixon's Impact

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Racecar Sets New Autonomous Land Speed Record At Historic Kennedy Space Center

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) racecar, a Dallara AV-21 programmed by team PoliMOVE from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and the University of Alabama (USA), set a new land speed world...

UA Part of First Place Self-Driving Racecar Team

The team PoliMOVE formed by Politecnico di Milano, an Italian university, that included a professor and a graduate student from UA won the Autonomous Challenge at CES, making history as...

UA Team’s PoliMOVE Holds the Title of “World’s Fastest Autonomous Racecar”

A team comprised of University of Alabama Engineering’s Crimson Autonomous Racing (CAR) Team and University of Milan engineering students and faculty have been working together to build and race an...

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