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.
Posts Tagged ‘Engineering’
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.
Want to eat healthier, exercise more or smoke less? A UA researcher’s wearable sensors may one day help you modify your behaviors.
A University of Alabama researcher’s software tools, called wizards, can guide water managers in protecting this critical resource.
A University of Alabama engineering professor hopes efforts in his lab to find different chemicals from those now used to clean industrial emissions will lead to cheaper and more efficient carbon capture methods.
Two engineering professors are working with industry to solve key issues in automotive manufacturing, using computers to save the companies time and money.
University of Alabama researchers look to nature, including the design of butterfly wings, for flight inspiration.
Advances in military aircraft technology since World War II are astounding, but updates to the temporary, portable materials on which those craft sometimes land have not kept pace. Researchers at The University of Alabama and the Army Corps of Engineers seek to modernize those runways.
Using sunlight to create energy may seem a simple concept, but simple ideas often take creative solutions to become reality.
A patented technique relying on shape manipulation of nanoparticles offers potential for safer MRIs.