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.

In The News: University Students to Evaluate Designs in NASA’s Astronaut Training Pool

Thirty-one student teams from across the country will test their designs in simulated microgravity this year as part of NASA’s Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT) activity. Test sessions will be May 22-27 and June 5-10 … Schools participating during the May 22-27 test week are: University of Alabama Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Boise State… Read more

Sources: Forward Geek

In The News: UA team preparing for NASA robotics competition

At about 1 a.m. Monday, Rebecca Dietz noticed something wrong with “MARTE.” Dietz, a senior studying mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama, and several other members of the Alabama Astrobotics team were testing “MARTE,” a robotic excavator they had built, in the back of Hardaway Hall when the digging… Read more

Sources: Tuscaloosa News , Fox 6 (Birmingham)

UA Engineering Student Wins Bioethics Essay Contest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Kaylee O’Connor, a junior chemical and biological engineering student from Fort Worth, Texas, won first place in the Institute of Biological Engineering bioethics essay competition. O’Connor’s submission titled “The Cost of Compassion,” was initially chosen as one of the top five essays written on an ethical dilemma… Read more

UA Graduates Take a Look Back

    Robert Brackbill Carlisle, Pennsylvania/Gardendale, Alabama  Bachelor’s, Operations Management UA senior Robert Brackbill’s list of combat deployments in Afghanistan spans more than a decade, from the beginning of Operation… Read more

UA Students Selected for National Research Experience

Two juniors at The University of Alabama were selected to work this summer at one of the of the nation’s premiere research institutions for the physical and engineering sciences. Read more