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At the Intersection of Ideas and Applications

The University of South Alabama is fortunate to be strategically located in an international commercial hub, providing unprecedented opportunities for scholars and students to explore the frontiers of their fields. Given the University's coastal location, its many innovations in marine science, coastal weather forecasting and research, coastal resilience and environmental fields are not surprising. USA researchers are also creating new nanomaterials, attracting the interest of Mobile's burgeoning aerospace industry.

At South, undergraduate and graduate students have opportunities to work with faculty researchers in a wide range of areas, from medical research, to engineering, to sociology to music. As the region's premier healthcare provider, USA continually generates medical research aimed at improving the quality of life. At the same time, USA's cybersecurity experts are working hard to stay ahead of the hackers, and the USA Technology & Research Park is home to a technology incubator for new tech businesses.