Dr. Jeff Gray, a professor in computer science, has become a national leader in computer science education. His zeal to get more K-12 students involved in learning to code and helping their teachers with computer science instruction has led to increased exposure to the discipline in Alabama.
This issue also focuses on a civil engineering student who is leveraging her language skills, passion for other cultures and engineering to an international educational experience. Also, the issue reviews another national championship by Alabama Astrobotics, and looks at how on student is using engineering to study helmet impacts in football. Lastly, the issue previews a busy spring in the UA College of Engineering, which will host three major conferences.