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.

In The News: Take a look inside UA’s newest multi-million dollar building renovations

With the fall semester fast-approaching, the University of Alabama is putting the finishing touches on a few multi-million dollar construction projects in the heart of campus. Read more

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In The News: UA demonstrates new MELD Machine

Researchers at the University of Alabama say a 3D printer will help the military operate more efficiently. UA is one of the first colleges with access to the MELD machine. It transforms scrap metal into something a little bit more useful. Read more

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In The News: Alabama student offers children in need 3D-printed prosthetics

Valerie Levine is changing lives three-dimensionally. The summer before her junior year, this University of Alabama student started tinkering with a 3D printer with no goal in mind. But less than a year later, Valerie realized that “It Just Means More” when you can use a 3D printer to better… Read more

Sources: It Just Means More

UA engineering student awarded research grant

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A member of UA’s antenna team was recently awarded a grant from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Katelyn Isbell, an electrical and computer engineering senior from Chesapeake, Virginia, received the Eugene F. Knott Memorial Pre-Doctoral Research Grant worth $1,500 from the IEEE Antennas and Propagation… Read more

In The News: ASTM International awards $10,000 scholarships to students at Alabama, McGill, Vanderbilt, IUP

ASTM International president Katharine Morgan announced that four graduate students each won $10,000 scholarships for their graduate studies in fields where technical standards play a crucial role. This year’s winners were chosen from a competitive pool of 25 applications … Mechanical engineering student Kathryn Anderson of the University of Alabama… Read more

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Organization Brings Community, Support to Young Engineers

University of Alabama students have a multitude of areas where they can get involved. From service organizations to competition teams, students find their niche at the Capstone by following their passions and their ambitions. One of those organizations housed in the College of Engineering has helped grow professional, well-rounded individuals… Read more