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In The News: Millions more US homes are at risk of flooding than previously known, new analysis shows

“This is more evidence that shows our mapping system is not working efficiently and we need to fix it to better our understanding about flooding in the United States,” said Dr. Hamed Moftakhari, an assistant professor at The University of Alabama, who studies the threats natural hazards pose to coastal… Read more

Sources: CNN, Yahoo! News, CBS (Dallas), Erie News Now, NBC, MSN, News Dio, Non Perele, The Epoch Times, 7 News Boston

19th Annual CES Golf Tournament raises more than $53,000

The 19th Annual Capstone Engineering Society Golf Tournament was held Sept. 16, 2019, at Old Overton Country Club in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Thanks to generous contributions from sponsors and teams, more than $53,000 was raised for the Capstone Engineering Society Scholarship Fund. Since 2001, the CES Golf Tournament has raised… Read more

The Roots Run Deep: One Family Continues 90-year UA Engineering Tradition

A similar thread of DNA links the Fuller family to The University of Alabama College of Engineering. From valuing education to their desire to engineer the future, this family has dedicated their lives to innovating tomorrow. Fuller family patriarch Robert G. Fuller first received a business degree from UA in… Read more

Building a Warrior: Young Alumnus Competes on American Ninja Warrior

Continuing in his quest to become the next American Ninja Warrior, an engineering alumnus of The University of Alabama competed in the nationally televised finals of the strength and endurance contest for the third time last September. Casey Suchocki, a 2017 civil and construction engineering graduate, works full time at… Read more

InSPIREd to Lead: Alumnus named president of natural gas utilities in Alabama and Mississippi

Joe Hampton’s determination to succeed brought him to The University of Alabama where he learned technical engineering skills and gathered the tools he needed to become an empowered leader. Hampton, a 1998 electrical engineering alumnus, was named president of Spire’s Alabama and Mississippi natural gas utilities at the end of… Read more

NASA Selects UA Engineering Research Team for New Space Travel Program

NOTE: This story was written before the novel coronavirus pandemic. NASA has chosen The University of Alabama as one of 14 universities in its new program to innovate space travel. UA’s research team will create a hybrid rotating detonation engine to optimize rocket capability. Dr. Ajay Agrawal, a professor of… Read more

In The News: UA to help bring computer sciences to Alabama high schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.  The five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help the Pathways for Alabama Computer Science Initiative expand computer science education… Read more

Sources: Yellowhammer, The Tuscaloosa News