Students

Students in the College of Engineering are encouraged to go beyond the classroom to enhance their education. A creative approach to tomorrow’s challenges is taught inside and outside the classroom, and students receive recognition for their innovation.

UA hosts second annual hackathon

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Hackers, innovators, and creators from across the southeast will come together to compete in the second annual CrimsonHacks 24-hour hackathon. This year’s competition will take place on April 14-15 in the Ferguson Center Ballroom. CrimsonHacks is a full-day hacking marathon where students use coding skills to build something… Read more

In The News: UA students compete in Tuscaloosa Rocketry Challenge

Water rockets filled the skies above recreation fields at the University of Alabama on Friday. “OK, you use a bottle and you fill it up with water and you just put pressure in it and it shoots,” Avery Reynolds said. That’s the easiest way to explain the Tuscaloosa Rocketry Challenge.… Read more

Sources: Fox 6 (Birmingham), Tuscaloosa News, NBC 5 (Memphis, Tennessee), ABC 10 (Albany, Georgia), WTOC 11 (Savannah, Georgia), WDAM 7 (Moselle, Mississippi), ABC 9 (Columbus, Georgia), NBC 12 (Montgomery), WVUA (Tuscaloosa), Al.com

In The News: Thermodynamic Characterization Of Engine Exhaust Flows For Recovering Waste Exhaust Energy (Exergy)

The heavy-duty engine industry in the United States faces a difficult challenge in demonstrating engine technologies to achieve 55% brake thermal efficiency (BTE) for future heavy-duty diesel engines under the aegis of the US Department of Energy’songoing SuperTruck II program (US DOE, 2017) … This work was conducted by Hamidreza Mahabadipour… Read more

Sources: Science Trends

In The News: 2018 Scholarship America® Dream Award Recipients Named

Twelve extraordinary students have been selected as recipients of Scholarship America’s 2018 Dream Award, given to students who have completed or expect to successfully complete at least one full year of postsecondary education by June, 2018 … The 12 recipients are: Jaquaious Little, a computer science major at the University of Alabama. Hometown: Artesia… Read more

Sources: WTOC 11 (Savannah, Georgia), ABC 7 (Tyler, Texas), Tucson News Now (Arizona), ABC 7 (Fort Myers, Florida), WBOC 11 (Salisbury, Maryland)

In The News: College of Engineering showing play this weekend

Just because they frequent Rogers Library doesn’t mean they can’t stage a play.  This weekend, engineering students are bringing John Cardiani’s play “Almost, Maine” to the stage. The College of Engineering, along with the college’s theater department – College of Engineering Does Amateur Radical Theatre – are presenting the production, which… Read more

Sources: Crimson White 3/30, Tuscaloosa News , Crimson White 4/1