The grant will support a synthetic diamond research project — "Innovations in Chemical Vapor Deposited Diamond Crystals and Nanostructured Diamond Coatings" — and it represents a significant milestone in a growing strategic trend of collaborative efforts between the BBA and UAB.
John Grimes remembers the days when intelligence was a “four-letter word” on many college campuses. Now, the career military intelligence officer is finding that undergraduates are eager to learn the fundamentals of modern intelligence community tradecraft in a new course that is set to debut in spring 2014.
David Hilton, Ph.D., has received notification on June 3rd from Dr. Ray L. Watts, President of UAB, on his promotion to associate professor and the award of tenure, in the Department of Physics effective October 1, 2013.
The Republican Party has become an extreme version of itself, says UAB history professor Glenn Feldman, and the South has played a major role in that transformation.
Dr. Krista Chambless, a professor of Spanish and French at the University of Alabama at Birmingha, received the 2013 Post-Secondary Teacher of Excellence from SCOLT.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have uncovered new hard-to-detect methods that criminals may use to trigger mobile device malware that could eventually lead to targeted attacks launched by a large number of infected mobile devices in the same geographical area. Such attacks could be triggered by music, lighting or vibration.
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) professor David Schwebel, Ph.D., associate dean for the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, is one of 11 contributors worldwide to author the World Health Organization’s (WHO) new manual Pedestrian safety: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Peggy B. Jolly, as professor emerita in the Department of English at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) during its meeting April 13, 2013.
David Schwebel, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and professor of psychology, has been selected as recipient of the 2013 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
When it comes to being conservative, black people have been mislabeled, according to a new book by UAB professor Angela Lewis.
Eleven in the university community were honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, including Cynthia Ryan, associate professor of English. Ryan “stands out among her colleagues for her devotion to students, to the department and to the community,” says her department chair.
April 01, 2013

Spies Like Us

Computer security researchers put themselves into the minds of cybercriminals to figure out what they might do next. Nitesh Saxena, Ph.D., takes a different approach. His mission is to get inside the minds of users—quite literally, in his latest project—to figure out how to protect them from new attacks.
Brian Steele, Ph.D., associate professor of history in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a finalist for the 2013 George Washington Book Prize.
Sometimes a simple picture can say more than mountains of data — especially if that picture is created from the data itself. Akhlaque Haque, PhD, an associate professor of government at UAB and an expert in the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, learned this lesson in Cleveland.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Marilyn J. Kurata, as associate professor emerita in the Department of English during its meeting on Nov. 2, 2012.
NSF awarded a new grant to Prof. Solorio that will support the creation of annotated corpora to study mixed-language sources.
André Millard has been at UAB for over twenty years. This teacher of popular culture, film and music, and World War II is also a collector of music in all formats.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Robert Collins, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus in the Department of English during its meeting June 15, 2012.
Three University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty members were awarded $5,000 fellowship grants by the Alabama State Council on the Arts for 2012-13 based on merit of their work, career achievement and potential and service to the state. Recipients may use the money to create art, improve skills or enhance their artistic careers.
The graduating seniors of the EMSAP Class of 2012 voted Dr. Christopher M. Lawson as its Outstanding Professor in Physics.
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