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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 Engineering Student Awarded U.S. Department of Transportation Fellowship

A University of Alabama engineering doctoral student was awarded a national fellowship with the U.S. Department of Transportation. Gabi Willis, a civil engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded a fellowship with the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program. This program, which is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, includes a $5,000… Read more

In The News: NASA Announces Next Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions

NASA has selected 18 small research satellites from 11 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets launching in 2021, 2022 and 2023. The selected CubeSats were proposed by educational institutions, nonprofit organizations and NASA centers in response to NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) call for proposals issued in August… Read more

Sources: NASA

UA Chemical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Earns Research Award

A University of Alabama engineering student’s research presentation was awarded a top honor at a recent international conference. Kathryn O’Harra, a chemical engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded first place for her oral research presentation at the 5th International Conference on Ionic Liquid-Based Materials, or IL-MAT V. This conference, which was… Read more

In The News: UA to offer degree in Cyber Security

The University of Alabama is set to offer a new degree one for cyber security. The University’s Board of Trustees approved the program earlier this month. Students can choose it as a major starting in the fall. Read more

Sources: WVUA, NBC 13, ABC 33/40, SECURITY, Alabama Newscenter, Daily Republic, The Tuscaloosa News, Fox 6, Cyber Security Intelligence

In The News: What’s New in HPC Research: Quantum Clouds, Interatomic Models, Genetic Algorithms & More

In this bimonthly feature, HPCwire highlights newly published research in the high-performance computing community and related domains. From parallel programming to exascale to quantum computing, the details are here. Linear algebra is a common application in big data and computational science on HPC. These operations are well-optimized when handling regularly… Read more

Sources: HPC Wire

In The News: Test engineers advise university’s design class

Andrew Carnegie once said, “We learn by doing.” Senior metallurgical and materials engineering students at the University of Alabama are doing just that thanks to two engineers from the Redstone Test Center.  This support began during the fall semester of 2018, when Suzanne McLendon, an Alabama graduate, was contacted to… Read more

Sources: Redstone Rocket