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.


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Natural Hazard Vulnerability Shows Disproportionate Risk

A fifth of neighborhood blocks in the continental United States most vulnerable to natural disaster account for a quarter of the lower 48 states’ risk, according to a detailed assessment of vulnerability.

Overcoming Obstacles: Remote Sensing Center Completes Deployment to Isolated Area in Colorado

A group of researchers from The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently completed a critical field deployment to Gothic, Colorado, to conduct leading-edge research on snowpack density in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

College of Engineering Hosted National 2023 Robotic Mining Challenge

The University of Alabama College of Engineering hosted 24 university teams from across the nation for the Robotic Mining Challenge May 22-26.

IN THE NEWS: June 27, 2023

Indy Autonomous Challenge Sets Autonomous Speed Records At Monza “Temple Of Speed”

IN THE NEWS: June 7, 2023

Tynker Coding for Kids Celebrates Milestone Achievement: 100M+ Students, 150K+ Schools, and 160M+ Apps Created

IN THE NEWS: February 27, 2023

University of Alabama Program Uses Drones for Grand Mesa Snowpack Study

IN THE NEWS: January 6, 2023

Khandelwal Named to Class of 2023 AIAA Associate Fellows

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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.


Alabama IMaDE

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

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Research’s Where, What, and Who


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.

If you can’t find the information you need, contact Dr. Tim A. Haskew, 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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