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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Road Fatalities, Rural Road Crashes Up During Holiday Season

During the December winter holidays, vehicle crash fatalities are higher than expected and there are more crashes along rural roads, according to the study.

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From the Ground Up

UA faculty and graduate students are working with the military to design better mobile airfields…

Empowered by Doctorate, Graduate to Lead Road Research in Ghana

wo years ago, William Agyemang left everything he knew to pursue a doctoral degree in civil engineering at the Capstone…

New Manufacturing Research Center Established by UA’s College of Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering has instituted a new interdisciplinary research and development center on campus. The Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center will provide undergrad and graduate students…

IN THE NEWS: January 7, 2022

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

IN THE NEWS: November 30, 2021

What’s next for electric vehicles in Alabama?

IN THE NEWS: November 29, 2021

Are campus crosswalks safe?

IN THE NEWS: November 14, 2021

The intersection of environmental justice and civil rights: How DOJ investigation could play out

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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, Interim 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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