Alabama Lunabotics, a team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College, will compete in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition May 21-27 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Read more
Electrical and Computer Engineering
UA's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers dynamic programs for students interested in a traditional electrical engineering degree or those who desire a specialization in computer engineering. Electrical engineering students become immersed in at least two core areas of communications systems, computers, control systems, electromagnetics, electronics and microelectronics, power and energy systems, and signal processing. Students in the computer engineering option specialize in the software and hardware components of modern computing systems.
Smartphone applications are continuously and rapidly being developed. While most apps are for entertainment purposes, there is a trend of app development for functional uses. Developers are looking to apps as a way to solve everyday problems. See a need, app a need. Read more
At The University of Alabama, numerous researchers embark on the challenge to bioengineer systems, specifically in breast cancer detection, cancer treatment options and robotic prosthetics. Read more
Josh Hamilton’s dedication to those less fortunate is inspiring. Participating in tornado relief efforts, improving residential plumbing for multiple families, and volunteering his engineering skills to restore a run-down baseball field are among this undergraduate’s recent humanitarian efforts. Read more