Her research interests include watershed and stormwater management, sustainable development, pollution prevention, and the investigation of links between environmental pollutants and human health.
The dean of UAB’s School of Engineering since 2000, Linda Lucas, Ph.D., has been named UAB's interim provost. “Linda is an energetic and innovative leader,” said UAB President Carol Garrison. “She has been a driving force for the growth and excellence of our engineering programs; she has the respect of her colleagues and a heart for student success; and she has deep institutional knowledge of UAB and our community. I know she will do a great job.”