UAB President Z. Carol Garrison, Ph.D., was awarded the Engineering Leadership Award 2011 from the Engineering Council of Birmingham.
She is the first UAB faculty member to receive the honor.
Linda Lucas, Ph.D., interim provost and former dean of the UAB School of Engineering, was named the Engineer of the Year for 2011. Two of the past three Engineer of the Year winners are UAB School of Engineering faculty members. Fouad H. Fouad, Ph.D., professor and chair Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, won the honor in 2009. The event is held every year during National Engineers Week.
UAB's Dr. Gridlock, Virginia Sisiopikuo, discusses her ideas for a quicker, happier, and healthier commute
Everyone likes to complain about traffic. UAB transportation expert Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., is actually doing something about it. Sisiopiku, an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, is following several parallel lanes of traffic-related research that could lead to a quicker, happier, healthier commute for the rest of us—without years of paralyzing construction.