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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.

A Scholarly Pursuit: UA Grad Gives Back to Next Generation Students

For many University of Alabama graduates, a scholarship received through the National Alumni Association or another organization had a much bigger impact beyond a monetary amount. It meant peace of mind, a sense of accomplishment or even a chance to join campus organizations and make new friends outside of a… Read more

Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced. Read more

ChBE Professor Wins International Membranes Research Award

An engineering faculty member at The University of Alabama is being recognized for his achievements as a young researcher. Dr. Jason Bara, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, was given the 2019 Young Investigator Award by the journal Membranes published by the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. The Young Investigator Award… Read more

UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2020 Outstanding Senior

Peyton Strickland, who studied aerospace engineering and mechanics at The University of Alabama, received the 2020 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. Part of the University Honors Program and the Accelerated Master’s Program, Strickland is on track to graduate with a 4.0 grade point average in both his bachelor’s and… Read more

UA Student Recognized as 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow

Nasir Eisty, a doctoral candidate in the computer science department at The University of Alabama, has been selected as a 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow. “Being a software engineering researcher for scientific software, I was very excited to receive this award in recognition of incorporating software quality activities to the… Read more

UA names new director of Center for Sustainable Infrastructure

The University of Alabama’s Center for Sustainable Infrastructure has named a new director. Dr. Daan Liang, a professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has taken the new role as director of the CSI. Liang joined UA’s College of Engineering last August. “One of the things that interested me about… Read more

In The News: UA student president takes office online

Like every other University of Alabama student these days, Demarcus Joiner has had to adjust to taking all of his classes online. But Joiner, a junior from Roanoke in Randolph County in eastern Alabama, has also had to adjust to serving in his new role as Student Government Association president… Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News

In The News: UA students offer space-centered virtual classroom to Alabama schools

Students at the University of Alabama are continuing outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.  The group of students called UASpace has created lessons using Alabama math and science standards that teach about space, satellites and space exploration. The lessons are available on an open… Read more

Sources: Yellowhammer, Alabama Newscenter, The Tuscaloosa News

In The News: Eighteen Wallace State students earn more than $200,000 in UA Transfer Scholarships

Eighteen Wallace State Community College students have received more than $200,000 in transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama, which will assist them as they move seamlessly on from Wallace State toward a bachelor’s degree. Read more

Sources: The Cullman Times