Alumni

There are nearly 28,000 graduates of the UA College of Engineering who have worked in a variety of fields in engineering, healthcare, law, business, creative arts and service. Through their careers, they have brought prestige to the College.

Making a Name: College alumni from the era of recent expansion are beginning to make a name for themselves and UA

They were called the “best and the brightest,” and now many of the students who helped kick-start the current era of The University of Alabama are taking positions of responsibility in their careers, strengthening their alma mater’s name as well as their own. “Having these fine graduates begin to rise… Read more

In The News: Making a Splash: Former Linebacker, ME Student Uses Business Skills to Dive Into the California Wine World

Perhaps it’s no coincidence that Drew Bullard has found his way to the business of marketing red wine. After six years in Tuscaloosa, the MBA graduate certainly knows something abour crimson. Bullard, 25, spent four years playing football for Alabama. He joined the squad as a preferred walk-on in 2007… Read more

Sources: The Executive Magazine

In The News: Custom Engineering Solutions for Manufacturers

Back when they were students at the University of Alabama’s School of Engineering, Arnar Thors says he and Matt Fitzgerald often collaborated on class assignments and even built race cars together in design competitions.  After graduation, the two worked for several years in Birmingham as engineers before joining forces again… Read more

Sources: Business Alabama

In The News: UA engineers earn SWE awards

Grace Guin and Lexi Romine, two University of Alabama graduates, were recently selected to receive nationally competitive awards by the Society of 
Women Engineers. Ten members of SWE collegiate chapters will be honored as recipients of the Outstanding Collegiate Member Award this year. “One of the most appealing aspects of… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

In The News: Foley hires new city engineer from Tuscaloosa: Engineer is UA graduate

FOLEY,  Alabama — Foley recently welcomed Chad Christian to the position of city engineer. Christian came to Foley from the city of Tuscaloosa, where he worked for 15 years as drainage engineer. Christian takes the position held by Butch Stokes who served as city engineer from September 2007 until his retirement… Read more

Sources: Al.com

In The News: Healthy Crop of Second-Career Farmers: Trent Boyd gave up a career as a civil engineer to return to his roots as a farmer in Cullman County.

A 1996 civil engineering graduate from the University of Alabama, Trent Boyd was working for a building and excavation contractor in Birmingham when it closed its doors two years ago. Boyd, who grew up on a Cullman County farm, decided at that point to begin farming full time instead of… Read more

Sources: Business Alabama