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  • A glimpse of how I am turning my passion for the environment into a practical solution
    In this guest article, NASA Alabama Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Recipient Margaret Birks shares her goal of creating clean, no waste energy sources for communities in need.
  • New facility will help create “boundless opportunities” for Department of Physics
    For University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Physics chair Ilias Perakis, Ph.D., the new UAB Science and Engineering Complex ideally illustrates one of his favorite quotes.
  • NSF grant awarded to UAB for development of next-generation alloy superconductors
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded $456,786 from the National Science Foundation to fund the development of a 3D-printed high-entropy alloy superconductor.