Forty years ago, the Department of Biomedical Engineering took root in the basement of Cudworth Hall. Today it spans three buildings and nearly 20,000 square feet of laboratory space.

UAB will help develop new and revised policies that promote gender equity among STEM faculty at UAB and partner institutions, UAH, Alabama A&M University, Miles College and Oakwood University.

Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D., and Professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., will carry the mace in the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies, respectively.

Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2019 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and The Graduate School.

UAB is the top young university in the United States for the second year in a row — and the No. 12 young university worldwide — in the THE's 2019 Young University Rankings, which are among the world’s most comprehensive, balanced and trusted.

Sami Raut, Vinoy Thomas, Stacy Moak, and Dawn Taylor Peterson demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

Timothy Wick, senior associate dean in the School of Engineering, will become its interim dean Aug. 15, replacing Iwan Alexander, who plans to join the faculty.

What does a smart, sustainable city look like in the 21st century? This Grand Challenge proposal would create a large-scale testbed for new approaches in technology, policy and sustainability in Birmingham to prove best practices to be used by cities throughout Alabama, the United States and the world.

A new discipline sits at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering, where lessons learned from circuits, networks and chips are combined with the latest findings on brain circuitry.

The project, a finalist in the Grand Challenge, promotes clinical intervention, education and research to prevent opioid overdoses.

From national television appearances to hands-on mentoring events, faculty, alumni and students of the School of Engineering demonstrate that innovation and leadership have no boundaries.

Success will position UAB, Birmingham and all of Alabama at the epicenter of the race to develop the advanced materials that will power the 21st century.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

retro art streamMore than 35 years ago, the Business-Engineering Complex opened for classes. Now, a new complex will support the unique instructional, research and collaborative needs of UAB’s programs.

Joe Appleton, Ph.D., founding dean of UAB’s School of Engineering, died Jan. 17. The school was created in 1971, two years after UAB became an independent university in 1969, and Appleton helmed the school until 1978.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

Goldman named dean emeritus of the School of Engineering.
UAB School of Engineering’s Chris Waldron pitches plans to Vestavia City Council, hopes construction can begin in 2013
Students can review their degree progress online, see remaining coursework if they change majors and utilize GPA calculators
Engineering senior design students have contributed devices to aid those with cerebral palsy, autism and other disabilities under his guidance

UAB's new Scanning Electron Microscope, recently purchased with a $550,000 grant from the NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program, magnifies images up to 100,000x

Sophomore engineering students are quite proud of their intro to Engineering Design projects.

The latest green roof project is one of the first developments by UAB’s Sustainability Committee to come to fruition.

Twenty professors from 17 departments received the 2012 Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentorship.

The future of flight in the new design program is grounded in students’ real-word learning experiences.

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