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In The News: UA College of Engineering hosts E-Day

UA’s College of Engineering hosted more than 1,000 students today for E-day. The day was dedicated to educating young students about the world of STEM, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Participants went on lab tours, experienced hands on projects with the department’s 3-D printer, and met students from different engineering… Read more

Sources: WVUA (Tuscaloosa), Crimson White

In The News: Ribbon-cutting Ceremony held for H.M. Comer Hall

The University of Alabama cut the ribbon on a newly remodeled engineering building. $24.6 million worth of renovations started at H.M. Comer Hall seventeen months ago. It’s now the home of UA’s College of Engineering administration, the Patterson welcome center, the engineering career development center, and much more.  Read more

Sources: WVUA (Tuscaloosa)

UA engineering students chosen to participate in testing at Johnson Space Center

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A team of six University of Alabama mechanical engineering students were selected to participate in testing at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The students were selected by NASA for the third consecutive year based on a competitive proposal submitted for the Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experimental… Read more

UA assistant professor organizes NSF visioning workshop

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — A University of Alabama engineering professor was awarded a grant to organize a National Science Foundation visioning workshop this spring. Dr. Jacob Chakareski, electrical and computer engineering assistant professor, was named principal investigator of a $49,998 grant to organize the Future VR/AR Network — Towards Virtual Human/Object… Read more

In The News: University Students to Test Microgravity Research in NASA’s Underwater Analog

Twenty-five student teams from across the country will test their research underwater in May and June in simulated microgravity at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston as part of the Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT) challenge … The second test week, June 4-7, will feature teams from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York; Embry-Riddle… Read more

Sources: Alabama Latino News , Market Watch