Demarcus Joiner, a junior civil engineering major from Roanoke, Alabama, was elected SGA president for the 2020-21 term. 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.
Aerospace engineering student John Glidden III is volunteering as an EMT and at a drive-thru virus testing site in a suburb of New York City. Read more
A team of students at The University of Alabama building a small satellite as part of a NASA program are continuing their outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons. Read more
Hannah Slater, a Randall Research Scholar studying chemical engineering and chemistry from New Lenox, Illinois, is the 57th UA student to receive a Goldwater scholarship. Read more
Shortfin mako sharks are the cheetahs of the open ocean, with some estimates putting their top speeds at more than 100 km/hr. That swiftness may be the result of more than just powerful muscles and a streamlined shape. All sharks have enamel-coated scales, known as dermal denticles, that resemble tiny… Read more
Sources: Physics Today
The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region. Read more
Thanks to The University of Alabama, local health care providers will soon be able to better protect themselves. Read more
Engineers have created a tiny device that can rapidly detect harmful bacteria in blood, allowing health care professionals to pinpoint the cause of potentially deadly infections and fight them with drugs. Researchers at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Carollo Engineers, Inc.; Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute in China; and The State University… Read more
Sources: Health Medicine Network, Bioengineer, Science Magazine, EurekAlert!, Tech Explorist, Futurity, AZO Sensors, News-Medical Life Sciences, Health Medicine Network, Infosurhoy, World News Monitor
A solution developed from research at The University of Alabama would give drivers of electric vehicles the confidence and freedom of a gas-powered vehicle without requiring breakthroughs in batteries or a costly overhaul of the transportation system’s energy infrastructure. Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted six new members during a recent ceremony at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa. These six individuals joined the 192 inducted into the Hall of Fame over the past 32 years: Sheila Cummings, Linda Ducharme, Michael Johns, Kenneth Kelly, David… Read more