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Company Overview of University Of Alabama

Company Overview

University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa is an education institution offering graduate and undergraduate programs in arts, humanities, scientific, technological, pre-professional, and professional fields. It offers programs in fields such as accounting; advertising; aerospace engineering; biology; business administration; business economics; business marketing and marketing management; chemical engineering; consumer economics; early childhood education; elementary education; geology; hotel and restaurant management; international relations; journalism; management information systems and business data processing; mathematics; mechanical engineering; music; physics; political science; psychology; publ...

Box 870132

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

United States

Founded in 1831

Phone:

205-348-6010

Fax:

205-348-9046

Key Executives for University Of Alabama

Dean of Honors College
Provost and Executive Vice President
Assistant Director of Health Promotion and Wellness
Director of Health Promotion and Wellness
Director of Plank Center
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

University Of Alabama Key Developments

University Of Alabama Appoints Greg Byrne as New Director of Athletics

The University of Alabama officially named a new director of athletics, set to take over from the retiring Bill Battle later 2017. After Battle's potential retirement, the spotlight immediately shifted to Greg Byrne - currently the vice president for athletics at the University of Arizona. Byrne was on campus over the weekend and met with Nick Saban during the process, along with other school officials. Battle, 75, will continue to serve until March 1. The New Jersey-based Turnkey Sports and Entertainment handled the search for a new athletic director. Byrne comes to Tuscaloosa with a solid resumé. He's served in his current position since 2010 and previously served as the athletic director at Mississippi State, along with other positions at Kentucky and Oregon State.

University Of Alabama Wins $48.6 Million Federal Contract

The University of Alabama, won a federal contract valued at up to $48,596,545 from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, for defense-related engineering development service.

TDK Corp. and The University of Alabama Sign Research Agreement Related to Green Energy, Electronics

TDK Corp. and The University of Alabama have signed a two-pronged research agreement to address challenges associated with the growing electric-energy movement and the miniaturization of electronic components. The newly signed agreement between TDK and UA's Center for Materials for Information Technology, or MINT, will, among other things, bring TDK engineers to campus while researching long-term solutions to some of the biggest challenges faced by the industry. A portion of this collaboration between TDK and UA researchers seeks an alternative to high-potential magnetic materials, known as rare-earth materials, central to sustaining the electric energy movement. Combining the know-how of TDK with that of its MINT researchers creates an intellectual powerhouse to tackle these significant challenges. The agreement between TDK and UA is called the MINT-TDK Collaborative Project. It builds on existing collaborations between these two entities and others led by Dr. Takao Suzuki, director of UA's MINT Center. The new effort, which formally begins September 1, has two components, rare-earth free permanent magnets and soft magnet metal for high-frequency applications. Rare-earth materials make the most powerful and efficient magnets, and their size and reliability are well suited for electric motors that use their magnetic field as power. However, an estimated 95% of the world's supply of rare earth materials is produced in China.

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