Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a free, online course this summer to train high-school teachers in a new computer-science course and future College Board AP exam. Read more
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Local and state law enforcement will increase their presence on Alabama roads as Memorial Day, and the inevitability of holiday motorists, approaches. According to data from the Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama, 3,580 wrecks were reported for Calhoun County in 2011 — an average of… Read more
Sources: The Anniston Star
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The University of Alabama Baja SAE team will compete in the Southeastern SAE Baja Competition May 22-25 in Pittsburg, Kansas. For the competition, the students built an off road vehicle capable of withstanding rough terrain. Each year the team designs and builds a vehicle from scratch, each… Read more
A company supported by The University of Alabama will open for business June 6, the culmination of years of hard work by a recent engineering graduate. Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — A group of University of Alabama students aim to launch a rocket named Hermes 20,000 feet in the air this weekend as they vie for bragging rights in the annual NASA Student Launch competition. Read more
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Three graduate students in The University of Alabama department of civil, construction and environmental engineering were awarded an inaugural grant that will pair each with a funded undergraduate research assistant. Shahrooz Amidi, Phillip Grammar and Stephanie Wood were the first recipients of the department’s Resilient Infrastructure and… Read more
Students in the Alabama Astrobotics team from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will participate in the NASA Robotics Mining Competition May 19-23 at Kennedy Space Center. Read more
The University of Alabama College of Engineering is sending a team of students to a NASA competition. The Alabama Astrobotics team has built a digging robot that will compete against other robots by navigating an obstacle course that will simulate the surface of Mars. The robots must collect Martian soil… Read more
Sources: WVUA TV
The National Science Foundation awarded Xiangrong Shen, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama college of Engineering, the CAREER Award to assist in his work on a powered prosthesis that mimics natural joints. Read more
A team of University of Alabama students known as the Yellowhammers will compete in the NASA Student Launch challenge May 15-17 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Tooele County, Utah. Read more