- Published April 10, 2013
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Venomous Speech: Problems With American Political Discourse on the Right and Left, by UAH Dr. Clarke Rountree, gives a blunt assessment of the dysfunction in our political system today.
- Published April 08, 2013
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Huntsville (Images of America) is the title of the new pictorial recently published by UAHuntsville's Dr. John F. Kvach, and the Huntsville Madison/County Public Library.
- Published April 03, 2013
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A paper co-authored by Dr. Junpeng Guo, professor of electrical engineering and optics at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, received the 2012 Alan Berman Research Publication Award at the Naval Research Laboratory.
- Published April 02, 2013
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UAH College of Nursing's Lori Lioce (DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, CHSE), was recently selected for induction as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).
- Published March 22, 2013
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Rayford Vaughn has been named the new vice president for research at UAHuntsville, President Robert A. Altenkirch announced on Friday, March 22. Dr. Vaughn has been the associate vice president for research at Mississippi State University since 2010, and is a distinguished professor of computer science and engineering.
- Published March 21, 2013
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It’s tempting to call Dr. Ramon Cerro a coatings matchmaker. The Argentina-born Dr. Cerro, a University of Alabama in Huntsville chemical engineering professor who does basic research into making stable and long-lasting bonds between dissimilar materials, is fascinated by why some coatings and surfaces find each other attractive while others face rejection. But unlike in love, this matchmaker can quantify why. To Dr. Cerro, everything seems of interest for his field of study, from nature to meta-materials that never happen there, and from the large scale to the nano-world. A recent conversation ranged across topics from a polishing technique and spray his wife had discovered that makes pans non-stick for noodles to placing quantum dots on a surface.
- Published March 13, 2013
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Former UAH professor and researcher Dr. Mustafa Abushagur was recently awarded the Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award from the Optical Society of America (OSA). Each year, the Hopkins Award recognizes an individual or group that has had a significant impact on the global optics and photonics community, or has influenced society as a whole stemming from non-research-oriented activities. Abushagur was recognized for his “leadership in education and entrepreneurship, which led to the establishment of important programs, institutions, and companies devoted to developing optics in the United States, Middle East and North Africa.”
- Published March 04, 2013
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Make progress, not excuses. Those four words, in a nutshell, best describe the professional and personal character of Dr. Frances Cabaniss Roberts a founding faculty member of UAH.
- Published March 01, 2013
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A company with members from The University of Alabama in Huntsville is among 12 selected to compete in the 2013 Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition.
Zenoware, a software product company, offers its Custom Software Management Suite (CSMS). The company says its product can be used for any enterprise software development process to reduce or eliminate budget overruns, on time delivery, and eliminate costly after-sales maintenance.
Competing teams pitch their company’s product to a panel of judges on March 4 in Birmingham in an effort to advance to the next round. Launchpad awards total $100,000. Competition continues through May. The effort is a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama to promote, reward and increase the pipeline of high-growth, innovative ventures that have the potential to grow and thrive in the state.
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- Published February 27, 2013
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Dr. Robert A. Frederick Jr. has been named director of the UAHuntsville’s Propulsion Research Center. “Founding Director Dr. Clark Hawk started the Center 22 years ago and asked me to help him. Five years ago yesterday, Dr. Hawk passed away of a heart attack, and it was one of his goals for me to become the director,” Dr. Frederick said. “It’s quite an honor to step into his shoes because a lot of the successes we’ve had are based on his vision and the initial direction he established. It’s a great privilege for me to be entrusted with carrying his vision forward and overseeing its future direction.”