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Ultra-thin silicon films create vibrant optical colors

A new technology, which creates a rainbow of optical colors with ultra-thin layers of silicon, has been recently demonstrated by a research group at …


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Blast From the Past – Opening a Rocketry Time Capsule

UAH's Propulsion Research Center is preparing for its 25th anniversary next year, and the experimental roots of its faculty run even deeper. In 1956, 16-year-old Jimmy Blackmon did a very unusual thing for that time. He built a rocket from …


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UAH Steel Bridge Team has span ready for ASCE/AISC competition

A 20-foot long, 4-foot wide, 4 1/2-foot tall steel bridge weighing around 120 pounds has been created by The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Steel Bridge Team for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) steel bridge competition …


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UAH in pilot AUVSI program to establish student clubs

UAH is among six universities involved in a pilot program to establish student clubs for the Association of Unmanned/Vehicles Systems International …


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UAH College of Engineering's Offering Free Online Course in Chemical Engineering: MOOC Launches March 23, 2015

The College of Engineering at UAH is very pleased to announce the 3rd offering of Chemical Engineering: Review of Enabling Sciences through Problem Solving, beginning March 23rd. This is the 3rd offering of a MOOC by UAH's College of …


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Borrowing from whales to engineer a new fluid sensor

How can a humpback whale and a device that works on the same principle as the clicker that starts your gas grill help an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) fly longer and with more …


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Noted researcher, historian Peter S. Alagona visits UAH as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series

Noted researcher, and historian Dr. Peter S. Alagona, will be the guest speaker for UAH Distinguished Speaker series next …


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UAH lecturer who works for NASA is Engineer of the Year

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has selected a part-time lecturer at UAH who is a NASA engineer as its 2015 Engineer of the Year for his work in Nuclear Thermal Rocket (NTR) …


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Professor’s illustrious career leads to research innovations and broadened horizons for students

It might be surprising to learn that Dr. Phil Ligrani, Eminent Scholar in Propulsion and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UAH, is an avid antique collector. His most exciting find to date? An original hand-colored copperplate …


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Call for Annual College of Engineering Award Nominations (2014-2015)

2014-2015 COE Outstanding Staff …