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Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Research in a Virtual World

Virtual Reality, in the hands of University of Alabama researchers, has a growing number of uses including potentially helping survivors of severe weather manage anxiety when new storms threaten.

In a Movie, Far, Far Away

Through simulations, astronomers like Dr. Jeremy Bailin and his University of Alabama colleague, Dr. Dean Townsley, gain insight into objects in space that is not possible through observations alone,

Rocket Science

A University of Alabama researcher is working with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on designing a new rocket engine that will allow rockets to take on more weight.

Using the Future to Understand the Past

From 3D imaging and printing to ground penetrating radar and photogrammetry, UA archaeologists and researchers recognize the importance of using these tools of the future to better understand the past.

Body Sensing

Want to eat healthier, exercise more or smoke less? A UA researcher’s wearable sensors may one day help you modify your behaviors.

Calling All Birds

By recording months of bird calls, University of Alabama researchers are creating a baseline to later measure changing bird populations.

A Water Wizard

A University of Alabama researcher’s software tools, called wizards, can guide water managers in protecting this critical resource.

Helping the Wheels Go Round

A group of University of Alabama business researchers teamed with a heavy duty truck and trailer supplier to solve a product distribution challenge and achieve cost-savings for the company.

Securing Safety: Former CIA Officer Leads Cyber Research

The University of Alabama’s newly launched Cyber Institute is pursuing an interdisciplinary approach to cyber technology and safety.

An Extra Edge: Simulation, UA Help Automakers Save

Two engineering professors are working with industry to solve key issues in automotive manufacturing, using computers to save the companies time and money.

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