Add an Institution

From the dashboard, navigate to Specific Research Capabilities > Institutions.
Complete the fields in the “Add New Institution” pane at the left side.

    • Name: The name of the institution how you wish it to appear on the map.
    • Slug: Set automatically. You can leave it blank.
    • Description: For internal use only. You can leave it blank.
    • Points of Contact: Enter name, title, email and phone for up to three points of contact for the institution.
    • Map Coordinates ( X Axis, Y Axis): Use the map/grid at right to determine the X and Y coordinates of the institution’s location.

Note: The institution will not appear on the map unless at least one specific research capability has been assigned to it.

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Primary research priorities and secondary research priorities are supersets of specific research capabilities. In other words, when the specific research capabilities are selected, the secondary research priorities and the primary research priorities will be set automatically.

Add a New Specific Research Capability.
To add a new capability that is not already present, from the dashboard navigate to Specific Research Capabilities / Add New.
Enter the exact title of the specific research capability you with to add.
Click the blue Publish button to save.

Add an Existing Specific Research Capability to an Institution.
Click on the the specific research capability in the list below. You will be taken to the specific research capability post.
In the specific research capability post, in the Institutions pane on the right side, check the box next to the institutions that have this specific research capability.
Click the blue Update button to save.
Note: The institution will not appear on the map unless at least one capability has been assigned to it.

(Column A) Research Sector: Chemical / Petrochemical

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Analytical Chemistry editChromatography, Metal-organic frameworks, Synthesis methods for components of metal-organic frameworks, Synthesis of efficient oxide-supported noble metal catalysts using supercritical fluid deposition, Supercritical Fluids as solvents, Behavior of reactive chemical systems, Lipidic Ionic Liquids, Effects of molecular scale environment on reactive chemical systems, Novel quaternary ammonium salts, Ionic Liquids & supercritical fluids, Solution chemistry & molecular thermodynamics, Absorbent Materials, Alabama Analytical Research Center, Central Analytical Facility, In situ/operando spectroscopy, Chemical Analysis, Integrated Chemistry, Chemical Synthesis, Forensic Drug Analysis, Small Molecule Synthesis, Organic/Inorganic synthesis, Analytical, Analytical Chemistry, Natural Chemical Synthesis, Carbon Fuels and Other Chemical Analysis, Environmentally Benign Solvent Systems,
Surface Chemistry editMulticomponent adsorption, Adsorption, Surface Chemistry, Raman Spectroscopy Studies of Bioactive Materials, Surface Chemistry, Surface Chemistry,
Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology editRemediation of petroleum contaminated soils, Pharmaceuticals in the environment; Pharmaeutical bioremediation, Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology, Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, Ionic Liquids,
Catalysis editPhysical activation and adsorption, Ionic Liquids, Microporous materials, Mesoporous materials, Zeolites, Supercritical fluids, Activated carbons, Noble metal catalysts, Novel quaternary ammonium salts, Synthesis of efficient oxide-supported noble metal catalysts using supercritical fluid deposition, C1 catalusis, Heterogenous catalysis, Heterogenous Catalysts, Solar Fuel Catalysts, Catalysts and Sensors, Artificial Photosynthesis, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Sensors, Supercritical Fluids, Phase - Transfer Catalysis, Design and Analysis of Catalysts,
Carbon Sequestration editWork with the National Carbon Capture Center and Alabama Power (Wilsonville), Ionic Liquids, CO2 utilization, CO2 Capture and Storage, Adsorption, Membrane Separation, CO2 Sequestration,
Computational Chemistry editMolecular dynamics and simulations, Noninvasive imaging of paste extrusion, Molecular simulation of biomass dissolution, Yield stress determination, Binary adsorption in metal-organic frameworks, Self-Assembly of nanoparticle superlattices, Predicting thermodynamic & transport properties of Iconic Liquids, Monte Carlo methods, Computational protein design and engineering, Protein Docking, Computational Chemistry, Computational Chemistry,
Polymer and Material Chemistry editIonic Liquids, Additive Manufacturing (Polymers), Polymeric Materials for Water Purification, Polymer material science, Bionanotechnology, Polymer Coatings, Polymer coated metal nanoparticles and nanotubes, Materials Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry- Nanoparticle Catalysis, Nanoparticle Synthesis, Cellulose Deconstruction, Small Molecule Synthesis and Characterization; Plant Derived Extracts; Bioactive Compound Synthesis, Polymer Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Polymers,
Petroleum Remediation and Management editBioremediation, Water/Wastewater Treatment, Oil Spill Management, Petroleum Chemistry,
Chemical Engineering editSolid-liquid mass transfer, Separation of nonpolar species, Solution chemistry, Lipidic Ionic Liquids, Ionic Liquids & supercritical fluids, Novel quaternary ammonium salts, Synthesis of efficient oxide-supported noble metal catalysts using supercritical fluid deposition, Behavior of reactive chemical systems, Effects of molecular scale environment on reactive chemical systems, Noninvasive imaging of paste extrusion, Yield stress determination, Binary adsorption in metal-organic frameworks, Molecular simulation of biomass dissolution, Predicting thermodynamic & transport properties of Iconic Liquids, Synthesis methods for components of metal-organic frameworks, Supercritical Fluids as solvents, Multicomponent adsorption, Piston-driven/oscillatory mixing, Supercritical fluid processing, Computer-aided process design, Fibers functionalized w/ nanostructures & quantum dots, Reactive chemical systems, Microcontinuum fluid mechanics, Molecular thermodynamics, Computational catalysis, Electronic Materials and Devices, Transport Processes, Chemical Engineering, Functionalized Membranes for Separations and Reactors, Process Control and Automation,
Crystallography editProtein Crystallography for Drug Design, Small Molecule Crystallography, Crystallography, Crystal Growth, Chemical Oceanography,
Medical Chemistry editAlabama Life Research Institute, Computational protein design and engineering, Natural Products, Drug Design and Development, Medicinal Chemistry,
Biochemistry editNanotechnology for Biomedical Sensing, Photosynthesis, Biochemistry,

(Column A) Research Sector: Advanced Manufacturing

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Modeling and Simulation editModeling and Simulation, Manufacturing Process Simulation, Automotive Process, Systems and Data Analysis, Modeling and Simulation, Modeling and Adaptive Control of Electromechanical Systems, Extrusion Compression Molding, Injection Molding,
Additive Manufacturing editPrinted electronics, Material modeling, Insitu non-destructive monitoring, Production and characterization of metals, composites, and polymers, Point-of-Need manufacturing, Robotics, In-space manufacturing, Cyber Security for additive manufacturing, Additive manufacturing, metals, Student formula SAE Racing Car Design and Manufacturing, 3D printing of functional electronics, Printed electronics, Material modeling, Insitu non-destructive monitoring, Production and characterization of metals, composites, and polymers, Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) composites, Additive Manufacturing (polymers), Three-dimensional Integrated-circuits (3D ICs), Three-dimensional Printing, Additive Manufacturing (polymer composites), Additive Manufacturing (metals), Point-of-Need Manufacturing, Robotics, In-space Manufacturing, Cyber Security for Additive Manufacturing, Additive manufacturing, metals, Student formula SAE Racing Car Design and Manufacturing, 3D Printing of Functional Electronics, Additive Manufacturing, Supply Chain Manufacturing, 3D Scaffolds for infectious disease testing and tissue regeneration, 3D Printing with Biocompatible Plastics, 3-D Printing / Additive Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing of Biomedical Implants, Printable Electronics, Manufacturing Process Optimization and Cost Minimization, Lean Manufacturing, UAVs for Infrastructure Safety and Monitoring, Additive Manufacturing,
Advanced Materials editBio-composites, Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP), Advanced manufacturing, Universal Nanocrystalline Alloys, New electronic and magnetic materials, Organic electronics and Microfibrous materials, Polymers, Nano Materials, Polymers, Composites for Aerospace Applications, Optics and Electro-optics Manufacturing Under ISO and TS for Military Applications, Smart materials for tissue engineering, Nano Materials, Polymeric Composites, Fiber Reinforced Composites, Composite Characterization, Development and Processing, Lightweight Composites for Automotive and Aerospace, Concrete Science, Composite Fabrication Capabilities, Polymers, High-Temperature Polymer Composites, Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Materials Processing, Intelligent and Virtual Manufacturing for Composite Materials, Ceramic and Polymer Matrix Composites, Organic Electronics and Microfibrous Materials, Thin Wall Casting, Lost Foam Casting, Liquid Composites Molding, Induction Melting Efficiency, Electrospinning, Highway Safety (Roadside Barriers), Green Manufacturing, Cellulose Nanofiber Extraction,
Low Temperature Plasma editSurface Treatment, Surface Treatment, Nano- and Microparticle Formation and Control, Surface Treatment, Surface Ablation, Deposition,
Security editHardware-enabled privacy, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cyber Security for additive manufacturing, Trusted Supply Chains, Cybersecurity, Cyber Security of Manufacturing Databases, UA Cyber Institute, Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure Interdependency and Cascading, Cybersecure Electronics Manufacturing, Supply-Chain Security,
Tribology, Wear and Coatings editTribology Wear CoatingsCoating Technologies, Tribology, Wear and Coatings, Tribology,
Systems Engineering editSystems EngineeringFull systems engineering and fabrication, Full testing capabilities, Design & analysis of production systems, Database design & development, Application of AI, Systems simulation, modeling, & analysis, Model-based systems engineering, Logistics, Development of Light Weight Composite Armor for the Army and Navy, Systems Engineering of Composite Based Autoparts, Engineering Lighter Weight Composite Based Heavy Truck Components, Industrial Control Systems, Advanced Robotics, Micro-Fabrication and Rapid Prototyping with Multi-Materials, Joining Technology, Spacecraft Thermal Systems, Steel Structural Engineering, Electromechanical Systems, Embedded Systems, Manufacturing Metrology, Systems Engineering,
Electromechanical Optical and Infrared editCompound semiconductors, Advanced Solid Optic Manufacturing, Laser-based optical diagnostic methods, Pods, Turrets, and Stabilized Gimbal Systems,

(Column A) Research Sector: Agricultural Products / Food Production

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Genomics and Biotechnology editAgProdFoodProd-Genomics_and_BiotechVaccine design/molecular therapeutics (applicable to bovine & avian systems), PCR, DNA analysis, Plant and Insect Genomics, Plant molecular biology, Biotechnology, Plant Evolution and Comparative Genomics, Computational Genomics, Hops Research, Molecular Genetics/Biology, Alabama Life Research Institute, Plant Genomics/Genetics, Plant Genetics, Plant Genome Sequencing, De Novo Assembly of Complex Plant Genomes, Agricultural Biotechnology,
Precision Agriculture editPrecision AgricultureGenomics for Crop Improvement, Genomics and modification of perennial crops, Molecular Crop Breeding, Molecular Crop Phenotyping, Food Production, Urban Greenroof, Precision Ag, Microirrigation and Enhanced Water Use Efficiency, Disease / Pest Management, Multispectral Remote Sensing,
Fisheries and Aquaculture editWater/Wastewater Treatment, Marine Ecosystems and Health, Integrative evolutionary ecology, Aquaponics and water science, Sustainable Water Usage, Urban Aquaculture, Aquaculture, Fisheries,
Agricultural Waste Management editAgricultural Waste ManagementBioenergy and Biofuels, Water/Wastewater Treatment; Solid Waste Mgt., Agricultural Waste Management,
Modeling - Soil, Climate and Water editMarine Geochemistry, Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Remote Sensing Technology, Alabama Water Institute, Soil/Climate Modeling, Atmospheric Science, Water Resource Management, Atmospheric Science,
Food Processing Nutrition and Packaging editFood Processing Nutrition and PackagingREMOV Toxicology and Reproductive Toxicology..., REMOVE chemicak and biochemical testing, Anti-Microbial Films, Vitamin B Supplements and Nutrition, Food defense, Food defense, Food Chemistry and Safety, Alternative Dietary Protein, Sustainable Animal Feed, Nutrient Flow Sensing, Food Production, Food Chemistry and Safety, Food Processing/ Engineering/ Packaging, Nutritional Biochemistry, Enhanced Novel Food Products, Sustainable Organic Plant and Animal Production, Food Production, Nutrient Flow Sensing, Chemical and Biochemical Testing, Toxicology and Reproductive Toxicology Testing of New Additives and Ingredients,
Low Temperature Plasma editApplication of atmospheric pressure plasmas for food safety, Olfactometry analysis, Nanoparticle Treatment for Polymer Filler Compatibility, Surface Chemistry,
Plant Insect Interactions editInsect Sampling, Surveys and Taxonomy, Conventional Pesticide and Biopesticide Evaluations, Integrated Pest Management, Green House studies,

(Column A) Research Sector: Biosciences/ Biotechnology

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Biomedical Genomics and Informatics editGenemics of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Structure, function, and evolution of human genomes, Genomics, Alabama Life Research Institute, Alabama Water Institute, Genomics, Genomics, Retrospective, Population-scale Analyses of Drug Efficacy, Drug Safety, and Public Health, Pharmacogenomics, Silver and gold nanomaterials for infectious diseases, Dynamic behavior of various prey-predator models with delays, Medical Genomics, Bioinformatics and Data Analysis, Immunogenomics, Nutrigenomics, Omics / Informatics, Molecular Medicine, Gene Discovery, Bio-Informatics, Genomics/Transcriptomics, Genetics, Microbial Metagenomics, Population Genetic Analysis, Immunotoxicology, Plant Genomics, MicroRNA Technologies, Novel Reagents to Assess DNA Damage and Repair, Silver Nanoparticles in Skin Cancer Prevention,
Pharmaceutical Development editAssay development and validation for clinical trial capabilities, Compound libraries for screening, Local drug delivery systems, MCI Cancer Therapeutics, Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance (UAB & SR), Drug Trials - O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Cnt (CCC), Medicinal chemistry, NMR Characterization at Central AL High-Field NMR Facility, Convergent Bioscience and Medicine, Biomedical engineering, Alabama Life Research Institute, Antimicrobial Development, Computational Drug Discovery, Protein Structure and Characterization, Candidate Molecule Optimization (Medicinal Chemistry), Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Drug Target Identification/Validation, Nanomaterial Based Diagnostic Systems, Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration, Biomaterials, Drug Discovery, HTS (High Throughput Screening) Capabilities, Medicinal/Organic Chemical Synthesis and Combinatorial Design, Commercialization Capabilities for New Drugs, FDA Regulated Preclinical Capabilities, Infectious Disease Screening for New Drugs and Vaccines including Biothreat, Preclinical Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Drug Discovery / Drug Delivery, Drug Delivery, Nano-Biomedicine,
Patient Care and Clinical Research editTissue engineering, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Local drug delivery systems, HIV Research, Amyloidosis, Epilepsy Research, Burn Research, Long-term care research, Sepsis, Healthcare Disparities, Underserved populations, Diseases of the Esophagus, Trauma and critical care surgery, Clinical Pulmonary Hypertension Research, Anti-Viral Therapeutics, Viral Genome Sequencing, Hyperspectral imaging, Human thermoregulation, Heart failure, Heart Failure Detection, Fluorescence imaging, Endoscopy, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular devices, mechanics, pathology:, CMR (cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Medical Imaging, Quantitative Imaging, Rare Disease Precision Medicine, Genetic Counseling, Transplant Medicine, Neurological Diseases, Cancer care - O'Neal Comprehensive Care Cnt, MRI Center, Implementation Science, Rural Healh and Health Disparities, Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems, Institute for Rural Health Research, Opiod abuse and drug interventions, Exercise interventions (e.g., hypertension, vascular inflammation, blood pressure), Delivery of genetic test results, Polygenic Risk Scores, Drug Delivery, Diabetes and Insulin Resistance, Alabama Life Research Institute, Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Interventional Clinical Trials, Retrospective Population-Scale Analyses of Drug Efficacy, Drug Safety, and Public Health, Pharmaceutical Care Outcomes Research, Personalized Medicine, Clinical Genomic Medicine, Arthritis and Autoimmunity Diagnosis and Treatment, Diabetes and Obesity Research, Nutrition, and Clinical Care, Disability Health and Rehabilitation Science, Basic and Clinical Studies of Aging, Pulmonary Diseases, Health Disparities Research, Patient Outcomes and Comparative Effectiveness, Exercise Biology and Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Visual and Oral Systems,
Biomarker Discovery editNon-coding RNAs, Metabolomics, Hyperspectral Imaging, Precision Medicine Institute, Genome Transcription Factors, Bioinformatics, Biomarker ID for Human Disease, Alabama Life Research Institute, Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis, Drug Response and Pharmacogenomics, Cell Free DNA Analysis, Bio-Scaffolds, Tissue Engineering,
Disease Models editVector-borne Diseases, Bioenergetics & Mitochondrial Biology, Radiation (biological effects), Human thermoregulation, Heart failure, Collective cell migration, Cell signaling modeling, Cardiac strain, Biomolecular modeling and simulation, Microbiota and Cancer, Cancer and Health Disparities, Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Pulmonary Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Obesity, Human Neuroscience, Cystic Fibrosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Autism, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease, Virology, Bone Disease, Sickle Cell, Cardiovascular Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Aging, Cancer, Diabetes, Autoimmunity, Neurological Diseases, In vivo Imaging, In vivo Model Systems of Disease and Drug Action, Tumor Models/Cancer Progression and Therapy Mechanisms, Relevant Models in Cancer, CNS, Infectious Disease, Immuno-Oncology Models,
Systems Biology editMolecular Genetics Biology, Alabama Life Research Institute, Cancer Biology, Microbiology, Cancer Biology, Brain and Nervous System, Metabolic Systems, Cardiovascular Disease, Reproductive Physiology/ Endocrinology, Lipid Biotechnology, Plant Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology,
Protein Chemistry and Engineering editComputational protein design and engineering, Biofluid mechanics, Genetic Diagnosis of Rare Diseases, X-ray and Neutron Crystallography, Protein Function, Protein Chemistry and Enzymology, Metallobiochemistry, Synthetic Vaccines, Traditional and Novel Adsorbents,
Remediation and Waste Management editBioremediation, Solid Waste Mt, Water/Wastewater Treatment, Low-impact development practices, Micro-pollutants in wastewater, Decentralized wastewater technologies & concepts, Onsite & Small-Community Wastewater technologies & management, Constructed wetlands for wastewater & storm water treatment, Drinking water, wastewater, & storm water treatment, Alabama Water Institute, Protein modeling, design and control, Biological Waste Management, Microbial Remediation,
Biomedical Devices and Materials editNon-Invasive Blood Flow Measurement, Novel biomedical & clinical imaging & detection methods, Antennas & sensors for biomedical devices, Nano-medical technology, Bio-electromagnetics, Bio-composites, Hyperspectal imaging, Cyclotron Facility Novel Radio Imaging & Therapeutics, Alabama Life Research Institute, MRIRC (3T/7T functional MRI), Optical imaging (ALIAS), Additive manufacturing for orthotics, implants, Biomechanics, Theranostic Nanostructures, Wireless Biomedical Devices, Opthamology Implants, Orthopedic Implants, Cardiac Implants, New Dental Implant Materials, Ultra-hard Coatings for Artificial Joints, Biomedical Device Technology, Bio-sensors and Recognition, Forensic Drug Analysis, Bio-Tissue Mechanics, Bio-Robotics and Prosthetics, Device Development for Patient Rehab, Biosensors, Hyperspectral Imaging, Biomedical Devices, Medical Device Engineering,
Marine Pharmacology editMarine Pharmacology,
Molecular Medicine editIntercellular Regulatory Pathways, Bioenergetics & Mitochondrial Biology, Computational Analytics, Non Coding RNAs, Metabolomomics, Immuno-PET Imaging, Novel microbiological approaches, Molecular therapeutic platform design (AAV-/linear phage-based), Novel Microbiological Approaches, Broad Genomics and Genetics in Clinical and Research Approaches, Novel Microbiological Approaches,
Waste Water Treatment editLow-impact development practices, Micro-pollutants in wastewater, Decentralized wastewater technologies & concepts, Onsite & Small-Community Wastewater technologies & management, Constructed wetlands for wastewater & storm water treatment, Drinking water, wastewater, & storm water treatment, Waste Water Treatment, Waste water treatment/ concrete wash water alkalinity, Waste Water Treatment, Waste Water Treatment,
Agricultural Genomics and Informatics editGenome Sequencing, Plant Genomics/Genetics, Plant Genomics/Genetics, Plant Genome Sequencing, De Novo Assembly of Complex Plant Genomes,
Low Temperature Plasma editPlasma Surface Modifiations of Vascular Grafts, Nanobiotechnology, Nanoparticles as antimicrobials, NPs as drug, vaccine delivery agents, Plasma, Nanoparticles Based Cancer Treatment, Plasma Biology and Medicine, Cancer Treatment,
Precision Medicine editProteomics, Disease Endotyping, Gene Therapy, Metabolomics, Quantitative Imaging, Institute for Rural Health Research, Additive manufacturing, for custon implants, Drug Delivery, Pharmacogenomics, Genome sequencing, genotyping, and analysis, Pharmacogenomics, Precision Oncology, Drug Development, Personalized Therapeutics, Genomics, Precision Diagnostics,
Neurology editBiosciences- Neurologyneurobehavioral assessments for in vivo preclinical studies, Autonomic Dystonia, Athletic Injuries, Epilepsy Research, Genetic Diseases, Dementia, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience and neuroimaging, Learning and Memory, CNS Plasticity,
Restorative Medicine editbio sciences - restorative medicineLow-intensity ultrasound, Assistive technologies, Rehabilitation Sciences and Services, including the Rise Center, Patient Care Transplantations of Bone Marrow or Tissues/Organs, Engineering of Artificial Organ Products, Tissue Engineering and Nanoengineering, Biology of the Heart and Other Organs,
Education/Human Resources editHealth Provider, Patient, and Trainee education on Genomics, Educator Training on Teaching Genomics, Middle School, High School, and Collegiate programs in STEM education related to Genomics,

(Column A) Research Sector: Automotive/Aerospace Technology

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Traffic Management editHighway safety analysis & modeling, Hurricane Evacuation, Intermodal Transportation Systems, Traffic operation, Traffic congestion and control, Traffic circles, Highways, Roundabouts (traffic), Digital Transportation, Test Bed is a Prototype for Alabama's DOT State-Wide Signal System, Traffic Engineering, Public Transport, Urban Planning, Management Systems,
Vehicle Development editTransportation - VehicleDevelopmentAir Taxis, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Rotorcraft, Vehicle Antennas for a Connected-Vehicle Environment, Driver-Less Vehicles, Target Zero-Accident Enabled Technologies, Electric Vehicles and Fuel Economy, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Heavy Equipment Engine Efficiency Combustion, Use of the NCAT Test Track for Testing of Vehicle and Fuel Systems, Hybrid Propulsion System for Automobiles Using Combination of Electric and Internal Combustion and Fuel Cell, Electric Battery Impedance Measurement Facility, Spacecraft Propulsion Systems, Fuels Testing,
Transportation-Related Engineering edit"Behind the meter" energy storage utilizing previously used EV batteries, Traffic Operations & Control, Application of econometric & statistical methods, Transportation & Infrastructure systems & planning, Planning (transportation systems), Timely and Less Costly Roadway Pavement Rehabilitation Techniques, Highway structures, Materials Engineering for Transportations Sector: Automotive, Aerospace, Defense and Marine, Transportation Engineering, General Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Composites Testing,
Transportation Safety editSafety in transportation systems, Roadway departure accidents, Driver behavior studies, Highway safety, Resiliency (transportation systems), Highway safety, Fatigued driving, Software Safety Critical Systems Cybersecurity, Transportation Safety, Security, and Accessibility, Repository and Study Center for Data for Crashes, Roadway Characteristics, Traffic, Driver Credentials, Emergency Response and Patient Treatment, Construction site work zone safety; wrong way driving solutions, Transportation Safety, Construction Site Work Zone Safety and Erosion and Sediment Control on Construction Sites,
Road Technology editPavement modelling, Warm mix asphalt, Advanced laboratory characterization for asphalt binders & mixtures, Smart, Resilient, & green payment materials characterization & design, Advanced traffic operations & congestion management, Design & Operation of Roundabouts, Sustainable pavements, Recycled materials (pavements), Asphalt pavements, Design Prestressed Girders, Reinforced Structural Composites, Concrete Pavement Friction and Texture, Intelligent transportation systems, Highway structures, Asphalt Pavement Research, Bridge Maintenance, Infrastructure Resilience, Bridge Wave Load, Highway Runoff Treatment and Management, Pile Foundation Setup (Geotechnical),
Intelligent Transportation editintelligent transporationArtificial Intelligence, Intelligent transportation systems (ITS), AI in transportation, geometric design, & optimization, Transportation systems, Intelligent transportation systems (ITS), Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center, Infrastructure-to-Vehicle Communication Test Bed Research, Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure, Connected Vehicles and Infrastruture, Test Bed of 85 Radio-Instrumented Traffic Signals, One of the Top Five Test Bed Facilities in the Nation, DOT Personal Training, Vehicle Dynamics and Controls,, Testing of Electronic Components for Harsh Environment, CAVE3, Center for Advanced Vehicle Electronics for Extreme Environment, Autonomous Vehicle Development, Guidance and Control and GPS Systems, Intelligent Transportation, Vehicle Sensing and Re-Identification Applications, Automatic Road Sign Detection for Smart Vehicles, Wireless Sensor and Bridge Weigh in Motion (BWIM) System for Next Generation Infrastructure Safety, Traffic Engineering, Geographic Information Systems, Simulation, Route Optimization,

(Column A) Research Sector: Plasma Sciences

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Experimental Plasma Science editInstruments fo space plasma characterization, Pulsed Plasmas, Space weather, Plasma switches, Plasma physics, Laser diagnostics, Probe diagnostics, Optical plasma diagnostics, Dusty plasmas, Control over fractional ionization in low temperature plasmas, Laboratory and microgravity studies of flowing plasmas, Fusion energy research, Laboratory simulation of space environments, Fundamental Laboratory Plasma Experiments, Plasma aerodynamics/Hypersonics, Gas Discharge, Gas Discharges, Chemistry, Material Science/Engineering, Gas Discharges, Material Science Engineering, Probe Development, Optical Plasma Diagnostics, Material Science / Engineering, Chemistry, Probe Development,
Theory / Computation / Modeling editSpace Weather, Space Weather, Basic Plasma Science, Machine Learning Approaches in Plasma Synthesis, Space Weather, Computational plasmadynamics, PIC Simulation modeling of relativistic jets, Computational plasmadynamics, Space Plasma, Space Plasma, Chemistry, Space Plasma, Atomic Physics, Space Plasma, Material Science / Engineering,
Engineering editBiomedical, Particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations, Plasma propulsion, Weakly ionized plasma, Plasma Probe Engineering, Engineering of Optical Plasma Diagnostic Systems, Bioscience / Bioengineering, Propulsion, Aerospace,
Education / Human Resources editHuman Development, Human Development, Human Development, Human Development, Human Development, Human Development, Human Development, Human Development,
Applications of Plasma Science editCompact plasma switches, Using modeling and experiments to understand and predict space weather phenomena, Plasma assisted combustion and ignition for energy and propulsion, Using modeling and experiments to understand and predict space weather phenomena, Plasma synthesis of Quantum Materials, Plasma as a biocide for sanitizing poultry egg surface, Development of fusion as a long-term energy solution, Using modeling and experiments to understand and predict space weather phenomena, Antimicrobial scaffold development using LTP for tissue engieering, LTP induced cell growth and tissue engieering, LTP for vascular graft development, Plasma application for modulating gene expression in abiotic stress tolerance, Plasma activated water with soluble nitrogen as a liquid fertilizer, Promote plant growth, yield and quality, Olasma Induced seed germination and early sprouting in rhizomatous crops., Plasma as a biocide for treating seed and food-borne diseases, Plasma Induced Chemical Reactions, Plasma Biology and Medicine, Plasma Surface Treatments for Advanced Materials and Advanced Manufacturing, Plasmas for Electric Propulsion, Plasma Related Combustion for Micro-Thrusters, Plasma Based Nanodevice Fabrication and Diagnostics, Plasma Based Cancer Treatment, Plasmas for Small Satellite Propulsion, Plasmonics, Plasma Engineering of Surfaces for Manufacturing, Plasmas for Food and Agriculture, Nanoparticle Pattern Formation in Magnetized Plasmas, Plasma Erosion of Surfaces, Atomic Proceses at Plasma-Surface Interfaces, Plasmas for Nano and Microparticle Formation and Control in Manufacturing, Plasma Science for High Speed Imaging and Image Processing, Plasma and Atomic Science for High Performance Computing, Energy Related Thermal Properties of Plasmas, Plasma Induced Nanoparticle and Polymer Synthesis, Nanoparticle Based Cancer Treatment, Plasma Surface Treatment for Nanoparticles and Polymers, Plasma Surface Treatment for Metals, Alloys, Metal Oxides, Plasma Surface Treatments for Manufacturing, Plasmas for Surface Chemistry, Plasma Surface Interactions, Plasma Surface Treatments and Surface Ablation for Advanced Manufacturing, Plasma Related Satellite Propulsion and Systems, Microwave Plasma Synthesis and Processing of Superhard Materials, Plasma Based Smart Materials, Plasma Surface Deposition for Advanced Manufacturing, Seed Treatment and Food Processing Applications,
Fundamental Plasma Physics editStatistical Plasma Physics, Shockwaves, Reconnection, Waves & Turbulences,
Space Plasma and Plasma Astrophysics editInteraction of solar wind w/ the earth's magnetosphere, Instruments for space plasma characterization, Space plasma physics & space weather, Space Weather, Geospace: Ionosphere and Magnetosphere, Interstellar Medium, Solar Wind, Solar Atmosphere, Reconnection in space and astrophysical plasmas, Modeling of black hole using GRPIC, modeling of relativistic jets, Space plasma,
Low Temperature Plasma Physics editGas Discharges, Partially Ionized Plasma,

(Column A) Research Sector: Nanotechnology

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Nanotechnology editDevice fabrication, Plasma synthesis of nanomaterials, Nanobitechnology, Micro- and nano-scale sensors and electronics, Nanoparticle superlattices, Advanced materials for PhotoElectroChemical hydrogen production, Fibers functionalized w/nanostructures & quantum dots, Nanostructures, Nanoelectronics, Carbon nanotubes and nanofibers, Nanocomposites, Nanostructure functionalization (chemical), Nanomedicine, Nano Silver Particles, Plasmonic and Liquid Crystal sensing, Micro- and nano-scale sensors and electronics, Convergent Bioscience and Medicine, Alabama Life Research Institute, Nano/micro-fluids and suspensions, Nano-medical technology, Nanomedicine, Nanomaterials, Semiconductor film, Device Fabrication Processes and Diagnostics, Device Fabrication, Polymer Nano-Composites and Their Applications, Nanocomposites, Forensic Drug Analysis, Antimicrobial peptides, Silver and silver CNT composites for infectious diseases, Nanomaterials for bacterial pathogens, Nanocomposites, Plasmonics, Plasmonics, Plasmonics and Quantum Dots, Asynchronous Digital Circuits, Nanoparticle Pattern Formation in Magnetized Plasmas, Nanoparticles and Polymer, Smart Materials, Device Fabrication Processes and Diagnostics, Material Processing, Novel Nano-Composite Development and Application, Nano-Phase Stability, Nano- & Fabrication, Engineered Nanoporous Materials, Nanostructure Functionalized Fibers, Laser Treatment, Tissue Engineering, Metal Core Nanomaterials (Cancer Therapeutics), Bionanotechnology, Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery and Biomedical Imaging, Capabilities for Production and Testing of Drug Products (SLN, Nano and Microparticles), Food Packaging, Bio Sensing, Sensor Technology, Nanotechnology-Based Sensing, Nanoenabled Biosensors, Liquid Crystal Sensing, Microfluidics, Sensor Technology, Mechanical Force Sensors, Imaging Capabilities, Nanofibers, Inorganic Nanomaterials, Nanomaterial Formulation and Characterization, Magnetic Nanomaterials, Nanostructures and Nanostructured Biomaterials, Nanoparticles, Silicon/Protein Interfaces, Inorganic Chemistry, Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry, Quantum Dots, Nanoelectronics, Nanoimprint Lithography, Low-Power Custom-Integrated Nano Electronic Systems, Carbon Based Transistors and Interconnects for Computing Hardware, Microelectronics and MEMS Packaging, Electrodeposition,
Nano Material Composites and Fabrication editNano/micro-fluids and suspensions, Nano-medical technology, Nanomedicine, Nanomaterials, Semiconductor film, Polymer Nano-Composites and Their Applications, Nanocomposites, Nanomaterials for bacterial pathogens, Nanocomposites, Material Processing, Novel Nano-Composite Development and Application, Nano-Phase Stability, Nano- & Fabrication, Engineered Nanoporous Materials, Nanostructure Functionalized Fibers,
Therapeutics and Drug Delivery editNanotechnology - Therapeutics and Drug deliveryConvergent Bioscience and Medicine, Alabama Life Research Institute, Antimicrobial peptides, Silver and silver CNT composites for infectious diseases, Laser Treatment, Tissue Engineering, Metal Core Nanomaterials (Cancer Therapeutics), Bionanotechnology, Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery and Biomedical Imaging, Capabilities for Production and Testing of Drug Products (SLN, Nano and Microparticles),
Food Packaging editFood Packaging,
Sensor Technology editNanotechnology - Sensor TechnologyPlasmonic and Liquid Crystal sensing, Micro- and nano-scale sensors and electronics, Forensic Drug Analysis, Bio Sensing, Sensor Technology, Nanotechnology-Based Sensing, Nanoenabled Biosensors, Liquid Crystal Sensing, Microfluidics, Sensor Technology, Mechanical Force Sensors, Imaging Capabilities,
Nanostructures, Particles, and Chemistry editNanoparticle superlattices, Advanced materials for PhotoElectroChemical hydrogen production, Fibers functionalized w/nanostructures & quantum dots, Nanostructures, Nanoelectronics, Carbon nanotubes and nanofibers, Nanocomposites, Nanostructure functionalization (chemical), Nanomedicine, Nano Silver Particles, Nanofibers, Nanomaterial Formulation and Characterization, Magnetic Nanomaterials, Nanostructures and Nanostructured Biomaterials, Nanoparticles, Silicon/Protein Interfaces, Inorganic Chemistry, Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry, Inorganic Nanomaterials,
Engineered Nano Effects editPlasmonics, Plasmonics and Quantum Dots, Quantum Dots,
Nanoelectronics editNanotechnology - NanoelectronicsMicro- and nano-scale sensors and electronics, Asynchronous Digital Circuits, Nanoelectronics, Nanoimprint Lithography, Low-Power Custom-Integrated Nano Electronic Systems, Carbon Based Transistors and Interconnects for Computing Hardware, Microelectronics and MEMS Packaging, Electrodeposition,
Low Temperature Plasma editDevice fabrication, Plasma synthesis of nanomaterials, Nanobitechnology, Device Fabrication Processes and Diagnostics, Device Fabrication, Plasmonics, Nanoparticles and Polymer, Smart Materials, Nanoparticle Pattern Formation in Magnetized Plasmas,

(Column A) Research Sector: Metal and Advanced Materials

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Low Temperature Plasma editSurface Treatment, Plasma Erosion of Surfaces, Atomic Processes at Plasma-Surface Interfaces, Surface Modification of Nanoparticles, Metals, Metal Oxides, Alloys, and Polymers for Compatiblity, Surface Interactions, Low Work Function Materials,
Electronic and Optical Materials editElectronic packaging materials modeling and characterization, SAW (surface-acoustic wave) electronic devices, Acoustic charge transfer devices, Models of semiconductor avalanching, Pulsed plasmas, Compact plasma switches, Advanced materials for PhotoElectroChemical hydrogen production, Radiation-hard electronic materials, Magnetorheological fluids, Electrorheological fluids, Dielectrics, Defects in semiconductors, Electrical Insulation, Optics Tight Binding Models, wide band-gap semiconductors, metal-oxide material, Laser-based optical methods, Infrared imaging, Energy (RBS) and Gamma spectroscopy, Electron microscopy, Ion bombardment/implantation (material modification), Device fabrication (etching, metallization), Optics and Electro-Optics Manufacturing Under ISO and TS for Military Applications, Photonics and Biophotonics, Electronic and Optical Materials,
Materials Processing and Chemistry editMetal and adv mat - mat processing and chemporous media, Polymer composites, Additive Manufacturing, Carbon Filter Composites, Microporous materials, Micro/nano-fluids and suspensions, Metasurfaces and metamaterials, Material processing modeling, Biodegradable Composite Materials, Material Processing, Process and Fabrication (Metal Casting and Microjoining), Metal Coatings and Corrosion, Welding and Repair of Rail Steel and Thick Section Structures, Characterization of High-Z Materials, Fracture and Failure Analysis, Materials Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry, Integrated Computational Materials Engineering, Metal Casting and Solidification, Low Cost Carbon and, Natural Fiber Materials, Reinforced Ceramics, Material Science, Bioprocesses, Structural Engineering, Friction Stir Welding, Reliability and Failure Analysis, Steel Structural Engineering, Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry, Advanced Metal Casting Technology,
Chemical Property Analysis and Testing editYield stress determination, Noninvasive imaging of paste extrusion, Multi-scale modeling, Stress analysis, Thermal Degradation Analysis, Monolayer mechanics and stress microscopy, Extrusion, Void and defect characterization, Dynamic fracture mechanics, Optical/ Nonlinear Optical Testing, Alabama Analytical Research Center, In situ/operando spectroscopy, Surface Characterization of Polymers, Ceramics, and Metals, Analysis of Chemical Structure Physical/Optical Function, Forensic Drug Analysis, Surface and Other Capabilities for Characterization, Mechanical Property Testing, Crystal Growth, Plasticity and Dislocation Dynamics, Low-Temp Epitaxial Growth of Semiconductors, Material Detection and Classification,
High Magnetic Materials editMagnetic Materials, Superconductors,
Smart Materials editmetal and adv mat - smart materialsSensor Embedded, Ionic Liquids Composites, Smart Fabrics, Carbon Filter Composites, Solution Casting, Material Fabrication and Doping Materials, Energy Harvesting, Quantum Dots, Smart Buildings, Adaptive (Bio, Acoustic Wave, and Electrochemical) Sensors, Smart Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites, Semiconductor Thin Film Techniques, Flexible Electronics, Alloy Formulation and Characterization, Spintronic Materials, Carbon Materials, Two-Dimensional Quantum Materials, Micro and Nanostructure Characterization, Semiconductors, Complex Materials, Metamaterials for Wireless Sensing, HLSA Cast Material, 7000 Series as Cast Aluminum, Low RE Containing Magnesium Alloys, Computational Alloy Design, Advanced Composites, Composite Fabrication Capabilities,
Extreme Materials editFull Materials Characterization Capability at extreme temperatures, Superconducting devices, in-situ extreme heat/cold characterization, High Strength Low Alloy Steels, Materials Under Extreme Pressure and Electromagnetic Fields, High Temperature Ceramic Materials, High Temperature Materials,
Nuclear Material Safety editNuclear Material Safety,
Materials Treatment editFull Materials Characterization at extreme temperatures, UV Processing, New Coating Technologies, Laser Treatment, Ion-Bombardment, Surfaces and Interfaces,

(Column A) Research Sector: Information Technology and Cybersecurity

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Big Data editbioinformatics, Database design & development, High-performance computing, Neural networks, Data Visualization, IOT - building sensors for facilities management, Hyperspectral data cube, Live road mapping for autonomous vehicles, Data Mining, Data Mining, Analytics for Forensics, Cybercrime, and Biomedical Applications, Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Big Data, Big Data, Data Mining- using Tableau and Power BI, Big Data, Reliable and secure software development, Big Data Analysis, Biological Meta Analysis, Bioinformatics and Study Design, Data Mining, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, Big Data,
Security editCyber security, Penetration Testing, Server-Area Networking, Hardware-enabled privacy, Computational genomics, Medical Applications, Software Protection, Digital Forensics, Quantum Computing, Security of Internet of Things, Cloud Computing Security, Blockchain and Cyptocurrencies, Financial Service Security, Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation, Vehicle Cyber Security, Cyber Infrastructure Protection, Cyber Security, Cyber identity protection and privacy, Cyber security for IOT, Homeland security, Cyber security for advanced manufacturing, Virtualization security, Cloud security, Pervasive Computing Security, Security within the Internet of Things, Information Assurance, Cyber Forensics, Network Security, Cryptography, Mobile Device Security, UA Cyber Institute, Cybersecurity, Software engineering, reliable and secure software development, Digital Forensics, Software Protection, Cloud Security, Cyber Physical Systems, Voting Systems, Insider Threats, Supply-Chain Security, Malware Analysis, Electronic Medical Device Security, Mobile Device Protection, Cyber Vulnerability Assessment, UAV Security, High Performance Computing Intrusion Detection, Security and Privacy, Wireless Networks, Cyber Physical Systems, Software Reliability and Security, Network Security, Device Design for Cyber Security, Signal Processing, Embedded Systems, Software Safety, UAS Security, Industrial Control System Security (SCADA), Automotive Security/ Smart Car Research, Smart Grid, Server-Area Networking, Embedded Systems,
Bioinformatics editBioinformatics and Data Analysis, Bioinformatics, Biometrics,
Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning editApplication of AI in Manufacturing, AI in advanced manufacturing, Intelligent data-enabled computing circuits/systems, AI technology, AI in power system problems, AI in transportation, geometric design, & optimization, AI in weather forecasting, Intelligent computing hardware, Neuromorphic computing, Neural networks, Machine learing for robotic platforms, AI-Signal Processing, Machine learning, Cyber Infrastructure, Cyber-Physical Systems, Artifical Intelligence Machine Learning, Identity science, Virtual reality, Deep Learning, Robatics and Automation, Machine Vision, Automatic target recognition, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning, Agent-Directed Simulation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Smart Health Networks, Machine Learning, Ontology,
Software Engineering editFull software development capabilities, Predictive Analytics, New Programming Languages, Software Systems for Massive Datasets, Secure Software Development, Distributed Software Systems, Research Software Engineering, Software Engineering, Mobile application development, Game design and Development, Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance, Formal Analysis of Software Architecture, Software Engineering, Software Engineering, Genomics Analysis Pipeline Development, Clinical Genomics Software for CLIA Certified Use, Bioinformatics and Data Analysis, Gaming, Software Metrics,
Low Temperature Plasma editHigh Speed Imaging and Image Processing, High Performance Computing of Atomic Processes in Plasmas,
Modeling and Image Processing editAirfoil design & modeling, Dynamic modeling of space tethers, Modeling strain gradient elasticity, Modeling, simulation, & reconstruction of DNA, Models of semiconductor avalanching, Pavement Performance &modeling, High-resolution numerical modeling of coastal processes, Image processing for ISR applications, Hyperspectral Imaging, Image processing, Optimization of systems, Optimization algorithms, Drone technology for buildings, VR/MR applications for building inspection, maintenance & safety, Imaging processing and analysis, Compter Simulation, Hyperspectral Imaging System, Image processing, Computer Graphics, Shape Modeling, Scientific Visualization, Image Video/Processing, Clinical Information Extraction, UA Cyber Institute, Modeling and Simulation, Signal/Image Processing, Sensor Data Analytics, Intelligent Systems, Statistical Signal and Image Processing, Modeling and Simulation of Systems (Communications, Bio, UAV, Vehicles), Automatic Target Detection and Tracking, Geographic Information Systems, Control Theory, Image Processing, Modeling and Simulation, Visualization and Graphics,

(Column A) Research Sector: Forestry Products / Natural Resources

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Surface Water Resources editLiving shorelines, Development & evaluation of adaptation strategies to sea-level rise, Low-impact development practices, Micro-pollutants in wastewater, Decentralized wastewater technologies & concepts, Onsite & Small-Community Wastewater technologies & management, Natural hazards, Drinking water, wastewater, & storm water treatment, Sea level rise, coastal flooding, Coastal wetland management, Coastal resilience and vulnerability, Water management and treatment, Stream Water Quality, Disaster assessment, Storm water impacts, Water Security and Risk Communication, Modeling and Remote Sensing, Aquatic ecology, Stream water qulaity, Drought management, Flood forecasting, Aquatic ecology, Flood forecasting, Wetland Management, stream water quality, Stream Water Quality, Hydrology, Water Resources, Water Resources,
Environmental Health and Modeling editMicro-polluntants in wastewater, Pharmaceuticals in the environment; Pharmaeutical bioremediation, Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, Wetlands, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Science and Health, Ecology, Sustainable, Healthy Wildlife Populations, Carbon Sequestration, Environmental Health for Humans, Control of Animal and Plant Invasive Species, Modeling of Climate Influences on Forests, Wildlife, and People, Socioeconomic Factors, Environmental Engineering, Genetics, Combustion, Insect Phermonology, Wildlife Management, Aquatic Ecology, Forest Fire Fighting Technology, Forest Ecology,
Biofuels and Products editForestryNaturalResources -Biofuels and Productsbiomass to liquid fuel process technology, Biomass sugars to chemicals process technology, Molecular simulations of biomass dissolution, Bioenergy and biofuels, Biomass dissolution, Metabolic engineering for energy production, Fermentation, Liquid Biofuels/Combustion Technologies, Alternative Fuels, Sustainable Energy, Plant Functional Genomics/Genetics, Plant Genome Sequencing, De Novo Assembly of Complex Genomes, Wood Products Technology, Biofuels, Expanding Products, Reducing Manufacturing Costs, Lowering Transportation Costs for Bioenergy Feed Stocks, Lignocellulose Extraction, Biopolymers, Biocomposites, Bioenergy/ Biorefinery Technologies, Pulp and Paper Process Engineering, Biodiesel From Vegetable Oils with Honeycomb Monolithic Catalysts, Natural Products Chemistry,
Atmospheric Science editMonitoring/Investigating local weather, Severe Local Storms/Extreme Weather Events, Weather Analysis & Prediction, Monitoring atmosphere using unmanned arial vehicles, Hurricane research, Atmospheric monitoring using the South Alabama Mesonet (http://chiliweb.southalabama.edu), Computational Atmospheric Science, Aerodynamics, Weather/Climate Models, Atmospheric Science,
Soil and Groundwater Resources editVolatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, Coastal structures & interaction w/morphological changes, Constructed wetlands for wastewater & storm water treatment, Post-disaster structural & geotechnical evaluation, Coastal community resiliency, Wetlands, Environmental monitoring, Remediation of groundwater systems, Saltwater intrusion in coastal systems, Groundwater remediation, Groundwater management, Soil moisture, Saltwater intrusion in coastal system, Groundwater remediation, Soil contamination, Soil fertility management, Soil fertility management, soil moisture,
Infrastructure and Technologies for Water Management editCoastal mapping, monitoring, and measurement studies, Nature-based shore protection, High-resolution numerical modeling of coastal processes, Wastewater treatment, BMPs for storm water management, Wastewater treatment, Drinking water treatment, Integrated Water Resource Assessment, Water quality monitoring tools, Membrane technologies, Wastewater treatment, Drinking water treatment, Membrane technologies, Wastewater treatment, BMPs for storm water management, water distribution network design, Stormwater design, Wastewater treatment, Drinking water treatment,

(Column A) Research Sector: Energy

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
High-temperature Materials editFull Materials Characterization Capability at extreme temperatures, High Temperature Materials,
Propulsion Systems editPropulsion materials development and testing, Unmanned aerial vehicles, Space propulsion systems, Supersonic vehicles, Electric sails, Combustion in rocket engines, Aerothermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Hypersonics, Reentry aerodynamics, Rocket Propulsion, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbomachinery System Design and Integration, Airbreathing Propulsion / Chemical Reacting System, Energy Device Characterizations, Internal Combustion Engines, Advanced Vehicle Systems and Components, Traditional and Alternative Fuel Combustion, Power Systems, Propulsion,
Wind and Solar editPhotovoltaic devices, PhotoElectroChemical (PEC) hydrogen production, Radiation-hard solar cells, Multijunction solar cells, Wind and solar engineering, Wind Turbine, Testing and Optimization of Commercial Panels, Solar Energy Production, Conversion of Solar Energy, Mechanical Energy, Chemical into Electrical Energy, Wind/Photo-Voltaic (PV)/Fuel Cell Modeling, Simulation and Control, Hardware Validation of Wind/PV/Fuel Cell-Grid Models, Wind and Solar Modeling and Energy Prediction, Renewable Energy, Power Systems Analysis, Photovoltaic Materials, Photon and Particle Sensing Technology, Solar/Wind/Hydro Modeling,
Power Grid Technology editPulsed power, Power systems, Transcutaneous energy transmission, AI in power system problems, Energy storage systems, Multi-agent systems & distributive control, Phasor measurement units & wide area monitoring systems, Integration of renewables w/smart grid, Renewable & alternative energy systems & virtual power plants, Distributed generation, Power management devices, Inductive power transfer (IPT), Wide area power monitoring, Virtual power plants, Flexible power management devices, Micro grid power distribution, REMOVE: Water/Fuel Interface at Power Plant Stage (Cartersville, GA), Batteries for grid storage, Power Line Reliability, Smart Grids, Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center, Alabama Cyber Institute, UA Cyber Institute, Optimization of Electric Power Systems, Distributed Co-Operative Control, Optimization and Stability of Power Systems, Particle Swarm Optimization Applied to Power Systems, Renewable Energy Integration and Micro-Grid Simulations, Smart Grid Data Analysis, Dynamic Co-Operative Distributed Control and Optimization of Power Systems with Integrated Renewable Energy Systems Using Game Theory, Particle Swarm Optimization Test Bed for Power Loss in Transmission Lines, Hardware-In-The-Loop Simulation of Power Systems/Smart Grid, Real-time Statistical Analysis of Smart Grid Data, Building Energy and HVAC Systems, Smart Grid, Gas Turbine Technology / Power Generation, Water/Fuel Interface at Power Plant Stage (Cartersville, GA),
Energy Storage editHigh temperature energy storage using sorbents, Batteries for electric vehicles, Thermoelectric power generators, Renewable energy, Direct energy conversion, Energy storage and harvesting, Synthetic natural gas, Energy storage systems, Use of repurposed electric vehicle batteries, Use of power-to-gas to generate synthetic natural gas, Power-to-gas for energy storage, Used battery recovery, Next generation batteries, Thermal management for battery systems, Industrial Control Systems, Artificial Photosynthesis, Ionic Liquids, Home Energy Monitoring, Battery Technology, Rapid Charging Technology, Fuel Cell Science and Technology, Conversion of Water into Hydrogen Energy, Thin Film Super-Capacitors, Light Weight Energy Storage, Energy Storage Modeling and Simulation for Renewable Energy Systems, Radiant Heat Control for Solar HVAC Application, Dynamic Analysis Tool for Renewable Energy/Grid Integration, Chemical Approaches to Energy Storage, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Materials, Energy Systems Modeling, Power System Protection and Control, Fault Detection Hardware, Batteries and Advanced Energy Storage, Natural Gas Storage, Hydrogen Storage,
Biofuels editBiomass gas to liquids, Molecular simulations of biomass dissolution, Renewable natural gas, Bioenergy and biofuels, Biogas conversion, Photosynthesis, Plant Genomics/Genetics, Cellulosic Crop and Biomass Genomics, Plant Genome Sequencing, De Novo Assembly of Complex Plant Genomes, Biofuels (Diesel), Biomass Production, Bioenergy Production and Bioproducts, Growing and Harvesting Bioenergy Fuels, Bioreactors for Fuel and Fine Chemical Production, Alternative Fuels, Microbiological Energy Production, Energy Efficiency & Environmental Sustainability, Biofuels, Biomass Processing,
Pollution Control editWind/solar Monitoring via the South Alabama Mesonet (http://chiliweb.southalabama.edu), Wastewater Treatment; Bioremediation; Solid Waste Mgt, Ionic Liquids, Erosion and sediment control, Biogas conversion, Carbon Capture, Broad Range of Technology and Testing for Air Pollution Control from Fossil Fuels, Carbon Capture at Power Plant Stage (Wilsonville, AL), Fuel and Chemical Production for Waste Streams,
Hydro-carbon Energy editCombustion, Hg Testing from Fossil Fuels, Petroleum Geology, Hydrocarbon Systems,
Modeling and Engineering editFull Modeling and Process Engineering, Building energy simulations, Process intensification, Population, System Testing, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Modeling and Simulation, Civil Engineering,
Low Temperature Plasma editEnergy cascade and transport for understanding the thermodynamic properties of plasmas, Plasma Radiation, Plasma Radiation, Satellite Propulsion, Space Systems, Small Satellite Propulsion, Electric propulsion, plasma assisted combustion,

(Column A) Research Sector: Low Temperature Plasma

(Column C) Secondary, sub-target areasICON(Columns E-N) Capabilities
Low Temperature Plasma editCharacterization of plasma in space, Plasma Induced Chemical Reactions, Plasma Induced Nanoparticles Synthesis, Microwave Plasma Synthesis and Processing of Superhard Materials, Combustion For Micro-Thrusters,