More than 70 high school teachers from across Alabama will participate in a two-day computer science workshop Oct. 27-28 at The University of Alabama. 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.
In her time at the University, Haley Loftis has earned one degree, won a national award and took the lead on advanced vehicle technology competition. Read more
A group of University of Alabama students plan to continue a program that supplies children in need with customized prosthetic limbs made using a 3-D printer. The Alabama Prosthetic Project was begun two years ago by Valerie Levine, a student in the Computer-Based Honors Program at UA. Earlier this year… Read more
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An engineering researcher at The University of Alabama is part of a project garnering international attention to potential sites for future habitats on the moon. Read more
The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2017 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards. Read more
If you’ve ever been to a science museum and put your hand on a metal globe that made your hair stand on end, you can thank an Alabamian. The device that makes kids giggle while learning about static electricity, and until modern times created the energy needed for important nuclear… Read more
The first flight was a short one. A plane bound for Madrid from Seville spends less than an hour in the air. But for Celia Jimenez Delgado, who was 14 years old and on her way to play soccer with a Spanish national team, it was her first flight. A… Read more
In early May of this year, junior aerospace engineering and mechanics major Zack Andrews set out in search of a 3D printer for one of his models. He ran into Doug Cannon, manager of “The Cube,” a group of six accessible labs students can use as a resource within the… Read more
Sources: The Crimson White
Alabama isn’t only a major center for auto manufacturing, it’s also a growing hub for research and development projects that drive future industry technologies. At the University of Alabama, the Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies offers interdisciplinary education, as well as research projects to prepare the next generation of automotive engineers. Read more
Sources: Made in Alabama
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