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Dr. Christopher Lawson, Executive Director of AL EPSCoR and Professor of Physics at UAB, elected to Board Chair for the Coalition of EPSCoR/IDeA States

Dr. Christopher Lawson, Executive Director of AL EPSCoR and Professor of Physics at UAB, elected to Board Chair for the Coalition of EPSCoR/IDeA States

Dr. Christopher Lawson, Executive Director of AL EPSCoR and Professor of Physics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been elected as Board Chair for the Coalition of EPSCoR/IDeA States.  The Coalition of EPSCoR/IDeA States represents the interests of the 24 EPSCoR states as well as Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.  As […]

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Four new NSF EPSCoR grants totaling $5.4 million awarded to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Four new NSF EPSCoR grants totaling $5.4 million awarded to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded four National Science Foundation (NSF) EPSCoR RII Track 2 grants totaling $5.4 million in nanotechnology and basic neuroscience studies. In addition, a fifth EPSCoR grant has been awarded to research teams representing the University of Alabama and the University of Mississippi.  These five grants set a […]

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Dr. Miranda Byrne Steele, former GRSP award recipient and Director of R&D at iRepertoire, presented an update to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Dr. Miranda Byrne Steele, former GRSP award recipient and Director of R&D at iRepertoire, presented an update to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education

On December 9th, 2016, Dr. Miranda Byrne Steele, Director of R&D at iRepertoire, presented an update to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education on her success since completing a Ph.D. in Biotechnology Science and Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.  Dr. Steele is a former recipient of the Graduate Research Scholars Program (GRSP) […]

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Commercialization Scholar Awardee, Dr. Jianyi Zhang, is a Recipient of an $8 Million Grant to Study Bioengineered Tissue Patches

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Duke University, has been awarded an $8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  A recent article by Melissa Brown of  the Birmingham Business Journal highlighted the exciting and innovative research that will be conducted within these three […]

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Dr. Gary Zank – The Smartest Person in Alabama?

Dr. Gary Zank – The Smartest Person in Alabama?

Dr. Gary Zank, of the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, was recently featured in AL.com as possibly the smartest person in Alabama. An interview by Lee Roop highlighted Dr. Zank’s extraordinary accomplishments in the field of space physics. Dr. Zank’s work has also recently been recognized nationally by […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Gary Zank of the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research at the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Congratulations to Dr. Gary Zank of the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research at the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Dr. Gary Zank of the University of Alabama in Huntsville has been newly elected as a National Academy of Sciences member. Read the National Academy of Sciences release here. Read the University of Alabama in Huntsville release here. Dr. Zank is director of the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR) and chair of […]

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University of Alabama Engineering Students Win NASA Contest

University of Alabama Engineering Students Win NASA Contest

A team of University of Alabama students earned the top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the second straight year that Alabama Astrobotics has taken the top prize and this is the only team to have won the NASA contest in consecutive years. This cross […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Junpeng Guo for the Distinguished Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Junpeng Guo for the Distinguished Research Award

Dr. Junpeng Guo was awarded the Distinguished Research Award during the faculty awards ceremony for the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Dr. Guo is a professor of electrical engineering and optics and focuses a portion of his research on the vibrant optical colors generated from ultra-thin single layer silicon films. Find more information about the […]

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Tuskegee Science and Technology Open House 2016

Tuskegee Science and Technology Open House 2016

One of the greatest problems America faces is reducing the gap between the numbers of qualified workers and the increasing need to fill jobs in science and technology fields. Tuskegee University continues to be on the forefront of addressing the future of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and careers in underserved areas. For […]

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Tuskegee University on WSFA (NBC) – Montgomery, AL

Tuskegee University on WSFA (NBC) – Montgomery, AL

…it’s not artwork…but science and technology…at work. It’s an open house going on at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Montgomery. 120 students are showing off their research and the National Science Foundation funds the conference. Click here for the video.

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