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researcher , Engineering educator

Rosalia Scripa, American engineering educator, researcher. Licence in professional engineering, State Alabama Board Licensure, 1984.


Scripa, Rosalia was born on July 1, 1948 in New York City. Daughter of Rosario and Bridget Nastasi.


Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering, Alfred University, New York, 1970. Master of Science in Ceramic Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1972. Master of Science in Materials Science Engineering, University Florida, Gainesville, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering, University Florida, Gainesville, 1976.


Professor materials science and engineering University Alabama at Birmingham, School Engineering, since 1976, associate dean, 1977—1978, adjunct professor biomedical engineering, since 1984, associate dean academic and student affairs, 1996—2000, adjunct professor materials and metallurgical engineering Tuscaloosa, since 1986. Associate provost undergraduate programs University Alabama at Birmingham, Provost Office, 2000—2001, associate provost undergraduate programs and faculty affairs, 2001—2005, associate provost faculty development and faculty affairs, 2005—2006. Summer faculty fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration/Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, 1985—1986.

Program scientist materials science National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Microgravity Science and Applications Division, Washington, 1995—1996. Member proposal review panels National Science Foundation, Washington, since 1978. Member United States symposium committee Third International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1987—1988.

Member postgraduate scholarship committee National Collegiate Athletic Association. Space studies board committee microgravity National Research Council, Washington, 1996—2002. Chair and member several proposal review panels National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Science Foundation, 1997—2010.


  • Licence in professional engineering, State Alabama Board Licensure, 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional publications, to professional journals.


Volunteer American Red Cross Disaster Relief, Birmingham, 2007—2008. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Ceramic Society, Society Women Engineers, American Society Engineering Education (chair numerous national and international professional conference technical sessions since 1976, member minorities in engineering committee 1977-1978, member new engineering educator's committee 1977-1981, member campus liason board 1980-1981), American Association Crystal Growth (chair numerous national and international professional conference technical sessions since 1976, chair, awards committee 1996-1997, executive board member since 1996, treasurer 2002-2003, editor peer reviewed proceedings, journal crystal growth 2000), American Society Crystal Growth (board member since 2000), Alabama Society Professional Engineers (named Outstanding Faculty Member in Alabama 1997), Materials Research Society, Tau Beta Pi (Professor of Year 1982), Sigma Xi, Omicron Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.


Married Louis Scripa.

Rosario Nastasi

Bridget Nastasi

Louis Scripa.