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

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New materials can make Florida condos more durable. Almost no one uses them

Unlike many diseases that afflict aging humans, there are already cures for the most common, serious and expensive threat to thousands of aging buildings… “Most old concrete buildings in this...

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UA Researchers to Shed Light on Drug Resistance in Metastatic Cancer

Using a Jell-O like model to study cancer, UA researchers hope to discover ways brain metastatic breast cancer evades drug therapies…


National Awards for Early Career Research go to Four UA Professors

During the past academic year, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational…


Drone Resolution

UA researchers have shrunk complex radar technology to fit drones, allowing them to capture more, better data to help with water management…

IN THE NEWS: September 12, 2021

New materials can make Florida condos more durable. Almost no one uses them


IN THE NEWS: September 10, 2021

Final teams announced for the Indy Autonomous Challenge


IN THE NEWS: September 7, 2021

Airlines want to make flight more sustainable. How will they do it?


IN THE NEWS: August 16, 2021

UA professor comments on President Biden’s goals for electric vehicles


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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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