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UAH Lecturer and NASA Nuclear Propulsion Engineer Is AIAA Engineer of the Year


The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) selected a part-time lecturer at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) who is a NASA engineer as its 2015 Engineer of the Year for work in Nuclear Thermal Rocket (NTR) propulsion.
17-Feb-2015 2:50 PM EST

UAH Scientists Ship Instrument That Will Expand View of Global Lightning


An expanded view of lightning around the globe is coming closer for scientists at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), thanks to a repurposed measuring instrument.
10-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

UAH Research May Create Better Electric Car Batteries


Smaller, lighter electric car batteries that don’t have to sacrifice longevity to be petite could be one benefit of basic research into lithium-ion battery nanomaterials at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).
4-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

Northern Non-Tropics See Warmest January


Global Temperature Report: January 2015
3-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

$400,000 DOD Grant Propels UAH Graduate Student's Laser Research


A University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) student landed a $400,000 competitive grant from the Dept. of Defense High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office (JTO) for a team effort to develop diode-pumped xenon laser technology for the U.S. military.
26-Jan-2015 11:45 AM EST

UAH Partners in Integrated Photonics Institute Effort


The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has partnered with four other research universities and a consortium of photonics industry leaders in an effort to win a $110 million federal contract for an integrated photonics institute in Florida.
13-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Sudden Jump in a Storm's Lightning Might Warn a Supercell Is Forming


A sudden jump in the number of lightning strikes inside a thunderstorm might give forecasters a new severe weather prediction toolPHOENIX (Jan. 7, 2015) — A sudden jump in the number of lightning strikes inside a garden-variety thunderstorm might...
7-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

2014 Was Third Warmest, but Barely


Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C per decade
6-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert


Industrial systems that control heating and cooling, water treatment plants, etc. are a low priority. That’s why they are so vulnerable to hackers, says Dr. Ray Vaughn, vice president for research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
28-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Natural Products Drug Discovery Group explores plant potential


Begun over 20 years ago at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to study medicinal properties of Costa Rican plants, the Natural Products Drug Discovery Group has branched out to Africa, Australia, the Bahamas, Yemen and Cuba.
10-Jun-2013 11:15 AM EDT

Psychologist Examines Effects of Technology Society


As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported, deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to...
29-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Researchers Go from Hurricane Ida to Icy Cyclone

Researchers and students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville will swap T-shirts and flip flops from studying hurricane Ida for parkas and mukluks to join a multi-university team that is studying blizzards in the upper Midwest.
10-Nov-2009 7:00 AM EST

Boost Economy by Importing Taxpayers, Says Professor

In addition to spending $825 billion on an economic stimulus package, President A A finance professor at The University of Alabama in Huntsville said President Obama and the new Congress should consider "importing" taxpayers as a quick, low-cost...
23-Jan-2009 8:00 AM EST

Nine Smart Ways to Downsize and Five Things to Avoid

Companies considering downsizing as a strategy for surviving the current economic recession should know one thing about the experience that many companies had with downsizing: It didn't work. Cutting payroll without a plan to improve productivity...
16-Dec-2008 8:00 AM EST

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