DOE Kickoff

On January 9th, ALEPSCoR came out to witness the Department of Energy Kickoff! It was an amazing experience to see students and faculty come together and collaborate on ideas to better the world!

Karolina Mukhtar with Kelvin Droegemeier (White House Office of Science and Tech Policy) PECASE Award (2)

Dr. Karolina Mukhtar Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Dr. Karolina Mukhtar, Associate Professor in the UAB Department of Biology was recognized as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in July 2019.  PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology. 

Dr. Karim Budhwani, a former GRSP recipient and CEO of CerFlux, competed in the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama’s (EDPA) Launchpad Competition

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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 the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been elected as Board Chair for the Coalition of EPSCoR/IDeA States.

Miranda Byrne Steele

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.

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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 universities.

Dr.Gary Zank

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.

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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

Dr. Gary Zank of the University of Alabama in Huntsville has been newly elected as a National Academy of Sciences member.

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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.

Junpeng Guo

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.