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Research Renovation

One of Auburn’s most iconic facilities has undergone an $18 million renovation that is building upon the past to help shape the future. The Gavin Engineering Research Laboratory – formerly known as the Textile Building – has been renovated into a state-of-the-art research facility thanks to gifts of $10.5 million made possible by Charles E….




Being centered

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has established a new interdisciplinary Center for Polymer and Advanced Composites. The center will focus on research, graduate education and collaborative outreach opportunities to advance economic growth in Alabama and the Southeast. With more than 20 years of experience in polymer research, Maria Auad, associate professor of chemical engineering,…




From the dean: Spring 2015

If you have not visited our engineering campus recently, let me tell you what an exciting place it is to be right now. We have attracted a world class faculty which has elevated our instruction and research programs to new levels of achievement, and therefore, we continue to attract the best and brightest incoming freshmen….




Building on tradition

One of the classic, most iconic buildings on Auburn’s campus will soon be outfitted and renovated into a state-of-the-art research laboratory thanks to a generous gift made possible by Carol Ann and Charles Gavin. The $15 million project – with $8 million coming from the Gavins and the balance from the university – will result…


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