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Awards and Honors

The College’s faculty, staff and students are recognized regularly on campus, across the region, nationally and internationally for their achievements.

AEM Assistant Professor Receives ION’s Samuel Burka Award

Dr. Jordan Larson, assistant professor in The University of Alabama’s aerospace engineering and mechanics department, was recently recognized by the Institute of Navigation, or ION, for his research efforts. The Dr. Samuel M. Burka Award was presented to Larson and his co-authors, Dr. Demoz Gebre-Egziabher of the University of Minnesota… Read more

ECE Assistant Professor Named a SPIE DCS Rising Researcher

The International Society for Optics and Photonics, or SPIE, has recognized a member of The University of Alabama’s engineering faculty as one of the 13 Rising Researchers in the 2020 class. Dr. Sevgi Gurbuz, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recognized for her research in radar micro-Doppler… Read more

ChBE Professor Wins International Membranes Research Award

An engineering faculty member at The University of Alabama is being recognized for his achievements as a young researcher. Dr. Jason Bara, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, was given the 2019 Young Investigator Award by the journal Membranes published by the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. The Young Investigator Award… Read more

UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2020 Outstanding Senior

Peyton Strickland, who studied aerospace engineering and mechanics at The University of Alabama, received the 2020 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. Part of the University Honors Program and the Accelerated Master’s Program, Strickland is on track to graduate with a 4.0 grade point average in both his bachelor’s and… Read more

UA Student Recognized as 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow

Nasir Eisty, a doctoral candidate in the computer science department at The University of Alabama, has been selected as a 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow. “Being a software engineering researcher for scientific software, I was very excited to receive this award in recognition of incorporating software quality activities to the… Read more

In The News: Eighteen Wallace State students earn more than $200,000 in UA Transfer Scholarships

Eighteen Wallace State Community College students have received more than $200,000 in transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama, which will assist them as they move seamlessly on from Wallace State toward a bachelor’s degree. Read more

Sources: The Cullman Times