Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering will provide a high quality education in metallurgical and materials engineering with emphasis on student-centered research and scholarly activities, service to community and industry, and professional practice in metallurgical and materials engineering, all conducted in an environment that celebrates discovery and diversity.

In The News: Students learn about engineering through UA visit

Abigail Miller does not know who she wants to be when she grows up, but she likes knowing what is out there in the world for her. Abigail, a fourth-grader from Myrtlewood Elementary School, was one of nearly 1,000 students from the area to see careers up close during “E-Day,”… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News

UA Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Competitive Award

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Xuyang “Rhett” Zhou, a Ph.D. student in materials science from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, was selected to receive a Microscopy & Microanalysis Student Scholar Award given by the Microscopy Society of America (MSA) and the Microanalysis Society (MAS). “This is an important award for this student, perhaps… Read more

In The News: Neighbors: Meridian sisters earn ‘outstanding’ honors at Alabama

Sisters Mackenzie and Morgan Ross, of Meridian, were honored for their academic achievements and leadership during Honors Day 2017 at the University of Alabama. Mackenzie, a public relations and political science double major, was selected as the Outstanding Senior. Morgan, a metallurgical and materials engineering major with minors mechanical engineering, computer based honors, and mathematics… Read more

Sources: Meridian Star (Mississippi)

Metallurgical engineering graduate awarded diversity scholarship for law school

Moriah S. Smoot, a law student from Mansfield, Texas, has been awarded the 2017 Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship will be provided to her for use during the Fall 2017 semester at The University of Alabama School of Law. Smoot graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s… Read more

In The News: UA Engineering students recreate 18th century sword

A group of engineering students at The University of Alabama are recreating history. Students make the replica of a hilt of an 18th center British rapier in the engineering foundry. The sword was supplied to both the British Navy and Infantry and likely traded or given to a member of… Read more

Sources: WVUA (Tuscaloosa)