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UAH Is Key Player in FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Systems


The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is part of a team selected to conduct research as part of the new FAA Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Center of Excellence announced today.
8-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Research on Fusion Engine That Could Be a Mars Hot Rod Is AIAA Best Paper


You could call a fusion engine a space travel hot rod. A 2014 paper that reports on developments in pulsed fusion propulsion that could rapidly propel U.S. manned flights to Mars has been named an AIAA Best Paper.
6-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

25th Year of GTR Begins with Revised Satellite Dataset


Global Temperature Report: April 2015
4-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Computer Cooling System Could Save U.S. $6.3 Billion in Electricity a Year


A patented passive cooling system for computer processors invented at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) could save U.S. consumers more than $6.3 billion per year in energy costs.
24-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Commercially Viable Proposals Win UAH Innovation Awards


Three commercially viable proposals that resulted from research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have been awarded over $43,000 from the Charger Innovation Fund (CIF).
7-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Global Climate Trend Since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C Per Decade


Global Temperature Report: March 2015
7-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Solar Expert Gets National Academy of Sciences Committee Chair Nod


The founder of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research has been named U.S. national representative / coordinating group chair of the Scientific Committee on Solar Terrestrial Physics (SCOSTEP) by...
6-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UAH a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense


The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE - R) through academic year 2021.
6-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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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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