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.

Research

Our Research In The News

Featured News

Low-cost Solution Viable for Self-Driving Cars to Spot Hacked GPS

Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama developed a promising, inexpensive system to overcome one challenge of self-driving vehicle technology: GPS hacking that can send a self-driving vehicle to the...

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UA Awarded $360 Million to Lead National Water Effort

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…


UA Researchers Developing Way for Materials to Repair Themselves

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring a promising path to self-repair for materials often used in the aerospace industry, possibly saving time and money while improving safety.


UA Technology to Aid National Nutrition Study

A wearable device that tracks diet developed by researchers at The University of Alabama will be used as part of a study of individual nutritional responses.

IN THE NEWS: September 26, 2022

Testing Florida’s Freshwater Limits for Population Growth


IN THE NEWS: September 26, 2022

Alabama’s New High School for Cyber Technology Officially Open


IN THE NEWS: August 25, 2022

UA Research Enterprise Enjoys Remarkable Year


IN THE NEWS: May 18, 2022

University of Alabama astrobotics team prepares to defend string of national titles


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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.

Initiatives

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

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.

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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