When most of us think of a University of Alabama football player, we think of long hours, hard work, dedication, a championship team and little free time. The same goes for what most envision as the college career of an engineering student — lots of time dedicated to studying …… Read more
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama will educate students at all degree levels to meet the current and future engineering needs of Alabama and the United States. We, as faculty and staff, will educate and guide these students to have desirable professional capabilities in applied and theoretical engineering knowledge, strong professional leadership skills, and a strong sense of responsibility to serve their profession and community. As part of the mission of a student-centered research institution, faculty will direct students in conducting useful engineering research that results in peer-reviewed publications.
Zack Coppens, a May 2011 graduate from Madison, has been an engineer in one way or another since elementary school. He’s come a long way from making door holders out of paper clips, however. Coppens now prefers exploring the world of rockets and energy research. Read more
A device shown to reduce vehicle emissions heads down the commercialization road. 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
Students interested in The University of Alabama now have a new and exciting way to “tour” campus – through an online “world,” known as Second Life. Read more