Awards and Honors

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

Three CCEE Graduates Students Awarded Departmental Grants

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Three graduate students in The University of Alabama department of civil, construction and environmental engineering were awarded an inaugural grant that will pair each with a funded undergraduate research assistant. Shahrooz Amidi, Phillip Grammar and Stephanie Wood were the first recipients of the department’s Resilient Infrastructure and… Read more

MTE Students Awarded FEF Scholarships

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Six students studying metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama were awarded Foundry Educational Foundation Scholarships at the conclusion of the 2014 spring semester. The scholarships are given in recognition of interest in cast metals along with outstanding academic achievement, desirable traits of character, personality… Read more

In The News: Young award-winning engineer serves community

Joan Reichwein Smith, systems integration lead engineer at the Utility Helicopters Project Office, was selected as the 2013 Alabama Young Engineer of the Year by the Engineering Council of Birmingham earlier this year. The ECOB is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that coordinates the engineering efforts of 17 member societies and… Read more

Sources: The Redstone Rocket

In The News: Phelps receives prestigious award at University of Alabama

Former Cabot High School student David Phelps, a senior in civil engineering at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, recently received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at the 2014 Premier Awards, the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at Alabama. The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award recognizes excellence of… Read more

Sources: Cabot Star-Herald (Ark.) (Subscription required)

In The News: Professor receives national award for diversity

Viola Acoff, head of the department of metallurgical and materials engineering, was recently awarded for her dedication to increasing diversity in the field of engineering. Acoff was named a recipient of the Ellen Swallow Richards Diversity Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. The national award recognizes an individual… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

CCEE Department Honors Alumni

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The University of Alabama Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering recently honored three alumni at a banquet. Dr. Joseph Allen Jr. was awarded the Keith Woodman Award, and Dr. Kenneth R. Odom and Charles E. Orr were honored as Distinguished Departmental Fellows. Allen received his bachelor’s… Read more

CCEE Department Honors Back as Professor of the Year

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The University of Alabama Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering recently honored the department’s professor of the year award at a banquet held at the Bryant Conference Center. Dr. Edward Back was awarded the Donald H. McLean Civil Engineering Professor of the Year Award. Back, professor… Read more

ECE Professor and Student Honored for Presentation on Research

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Dr Jaber Abu-Qahouq, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, and Zhigang Dang, doctorate student, were honored for a presentation of research on wireless power transfer systems at a recent conference. The presentation, “Modeling and Investigation of Magnetic Resonance… Read more