Research

Research is a critical component of our mission as the flagship university in this state, and the College of Engineering is working to increase research support for our faculty and to invest in new facilities and equipment.

Our Research In The News

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Dr. Hamed Moftakhari

UA engineering faculty member awarded a 2020 Early-Career Research Fellowship

National Academies’ Gulf Research Program has named a University of Alabama engineering faculty member one of the 20 recipients of their 2020 Early-Career Research Fellowship. Dr. Hamed Moftakhari, an assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was selected because of his strong scientific and technical background…

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Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards

Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s educational mission.


UA Expands, Strengthens Research Capabilities with New MRI

A new MRI scanner paves the way for researchers to expand the boundaries of knowledge of the human brain, bringing benefits to the core educational mission of campus.


NASA Selects UA Engineering Research Team for New Space Travel Program

NASA has chosen The University of Alabama as one of 14 universities in its new program to innovate space travel.

IN THE NEWS: October 15, 2020

Bruker: Launches Advanced In-Situ Nanomechanical Test Instrument for Analyzing Materials Deformation in Electron Microscopes


IN THE NEWS: October 1, 2020

Reimagining Alabama’s power grid after Hurricane Sally: Bury power lines, use solar, electric cars


IN THE NEWS: September 25, 2020

EPA Awards $122,070 Pollution Prevention Funding to Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality


IN THE NEWS: September 24, 2020

Which States are Most Prone to See a Drought?

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Centers

Our centers span a variety of areas from cybersecurity to transportation, we’re making sure that our research efforts continue to make a hands-on difference with our students and communities.

Research’s Where, What, and Who

Facilities

Learn about the 10 buildings and cutting edge labs the College of Engineering has available for use.

Research Groups

Faculty research groups are available to further investigate research interests in a collaborative environment.

Student Opportunities

From undergraduate to graduate, we offer opportunities for all levels of students to get involved in the research experience.

Initiatives

Alabama IMaDE

The premier hub for multidisciplinary research and education in intelligent and advanced manufacturing systems and processes.

If you can’t find the information you need, contact Dr. John Wiest, Associate Dean for Research and Economic Development.

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Research Areas

Explore our areas of research listed below to find the majors, faculty and labs available in each area.

(This list randomly generates a set number of research areas. Refresh the page to see other research areas.)

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