In an effort to improve combustion engines while reducing harmful emissions, engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test how blended fuels can work with advanced engines. Read more
The College of Engineering's seven academic departments offer students an outstanding faculty, accredited engineering and computer science programs, and some of the most advanced facilities in the nation.
Numerous research projects offer students opportunities to work with faculty in solving current societal problems and in developing technological resources for the future.
Career development, it is said, often isn’t about what you know but who you know. But in civil engineering, what you know matters. “We’re living in times that are changing at an accelerated rate,” said committee chair Ken Fridley, Ph.D., F.ASCE, a senior associate dean at the University of Alabama. Read more
Sources: ASCE News
Dr. Su Gupta, professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, explains what she tells young women who are looking to enter the STEM fields. Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted five individuals and honored a corporation during a recent ceremony at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa. The following… Read more
From Bharat Balasubramanian’s perspective, the Southeast must be more than a place for efficient, low-cost manufacturers of high-quality vehicles. To ensure long-term success, the region needs world-class engineers doing research and development work at the plant level. Developing such engineers is a major goal for Balasubramanian, an engineering professor at… Read more
Sources: Southern Automotive Alliance
When a University of Alabama football player with an injured arm instinctively stiff-armed a defender in the 2015 Southeastern Conference Championship Game, he was able to do so thanks to doctors, athletic trainers, engineering students, professors and a 3-D printer. Read more
Environmentalists, start your engines? When you think about the Camaro, the term “muscle car” comes to mind… A team at the University of Alabama has lept forward in the process. This four-year competition has seen them finish eighth nationally in their first year and then vaulting to fourth overall after the… Read more
The University of Alabama’s Women in STEM initiaitve hosts its fifth annual WiSE symposium March 3-4. Read more
A global group of experts that devise standards for additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, will meet at The University of Alabama. Read more
This spring 13 engineering students at The University of Alabama are learning automotive engineering through a class taught entirely in German, most likely the first German-taught engineering course for American students in the Southeast. Read more