Dr. Ernest A. Mancini, professor emeritus of geological sciences and retired distinguished research professor in petroleum geology and stratigraphy at The University of Alabama, is the 2014 recipient of the Sidney Powers Memorial Award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
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Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama.
University of Alabama faculty aided the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center in setting the stage for the state to rectify a miscarriage of justice when the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles meets Thursday, Nov. 21 in Montgomery to discuss posthumous pardons for the “Scottsboro Boys.”
The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2013 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.
Dr. Maria Hernandez-Reif, professor of human development and family studies and director of the Pediatric Development Research Lab at The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences, has received the Ashley Montagu Award from the Canadian Touch Research Center.
A reception will be held Nov. 20 at The University of Alabama commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health publication and honoring the memory of Dr. Luther Terry, an Alabamian who was the country’s Surgeon General at the time.
Dr. Jeff Gray, a University of Alabama associate professor of computer science, has been invited to serve on Code.org’s Education Advisory Council.
An assistant professor at The University of Alabama is seeking to identify the factors creating growing disparities in mental health care across the country.
Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor and Robert F. Barfield Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2013 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award Nov. 15 at the UA President’s Mansion.