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Faculty Highlights: Spring 2019

Faculty Highlights: Spring 2019



David Roueche flying a drone.

Structural Integrity

Following the violent impact of the EF4 tornado that struck Beauregard, Alabama, on March 3, 2019, we are all too familiar with the devastation these storms can cause.



From the Faculty: Modern Monitoring

The goal of process monitoring is to detect the onset and identify the root cause of any change that causes a manufacturing environment to deviate from its desired operation. Process monitoring is an important component and key enabler for the long-term reliable operation of any manufacturing processes. In the era of smart manufacturing, the importance…



Faculty Highlights: Fall 2018

Lauren Beckingham, assistant professor of civil engineering, was awarded a $110,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund to research fracture permeability evolution during enhanced oil recovery.       David Bevly, the Bill and Lana McNair Professor of mechanical engineering, and Scott Martin, assistant research professor of mechanical engineering, were awarded $735,000…



Faculty highlights: Fall 2018

Sushil Adhikari, Alumni Professor of biosystems engineering, received the Provost Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring. David Bevly, the Bill and Lana McNair Professor of mechanical engineering, and Scott Martin, assistant research professor, were awarded $150,000 from Integrated Solutions for Systems for their precision vehicle spacing research. Lorenzo Cremaschi, associate professor of mechanical…



From the Faculty: Formed, pressed & dried, Sabit Adanur

The second edition of the book Paper Machine Clothing (PMC) was published in December 2017 with a group of professionals from AstenJohnson University. With many research and development and manufacturing facilities globally, AstenJohnson is a major supplier of engineered fabrics for the pulp and paper industry in the world. The book is the result of…



Faculty highlights: Fall 2017

Civil engineering faculty J. Brian Anderson, associate professor of geotechnical engineering, and Jack Montgomery, assistant professor of geotechnical engineering, received a $180,240 grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration for their research on geosynthetic reinforced soil-integrated bridge systems.         Sanjeev Baskiyar and Alvin Lim, professors of computer…




From the faculty: Band aid, Pradeep Lall

Editor’s note: Each issue, a faculty member will share their current research project in their own words, opening up a window to our leading researchers who are improving quality of life and fostering economic competitiveness. We now are working on the development of a technology product demonstrator consisting of a multi-sensor wearable biomedical band along…




Faculty highlights: Spring 2017

Bryan Chin, Breeden professor and chair of the materials engineering program, and Jeffrey Fergus, associate dean for program assessment and graduate studies and professor of materials engineering, were named fellows of the Electrochemical Society, the leading professional organization for electrochemical and solid-state science researchers.       Malcolm Crocker, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, was…




From the faculty: Cyber protection, Anthony Skjellum

Editor’s note: Each issue, a faculty member will share their current research project in their own words, opening up a window to our leading researchers who are improving quality of life and fostering economic competitiveness. Blockchains function like unbreakable metal link-chains, each with an incorruptible store of information attached. Each such chain is replicated in…