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.

Three CCEE Graduates Students Awarded Departmental Grants

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Three graduate students in The University of Alabama department of civil, construction and environmental engineering were awarded an inaugural grant that will pair each with a funded undergraduate research assistant. Shahrooz Amidi, Phillip Grammar and Stephanie Wood were the first recipients of the department’s Resilient Infrastructure and… Read more

In The News: UA students going to NASA competition

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is sending a team of students to a NASA competition. The Alabama Astrobotics team has built a digging robot that will compete against other robots by navigating an obstacle course that will simulate the surface of Mars. The robots must collect Martian soil… Read more

Sources: WVUA TV

MTE Students Awarded FEF Scholarships

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Six students studying metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama were awarded Foundry Educational Foundation Scholarships at the conclusion of the 2014 spring semester. The scholarships are given in recognition of interest in cast metals along with outstanding academic achievement, desirable traits of character, personality… Read more

In The News: National Student Exchange student follows in parents’ footsteps

An ISU student will be following in his father’s footsteps when he spends the upcoming school year at the University of Alabama as part of the National Student Exchange program. William Rabe, a sophomore in chemical engineering and biochemistry from Ramsey, Minn., will have the opportunity to attend the alma… Read more

Sources: Iowa State Daily

In The News: Alabama among 16 schools picked for Camaro competition: Schools working to redesign car into high-performance hybrid-electric

The University of Alabama is among 16 universities selected nationwide for a four-year EcoCar contest co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors to redesign a Chevrolet Camaro into a high-performance hybrid-electric car, with goals of reducing its environmental impact while maintaining its muscle-car performance. Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News, Florence Times-Daily, WDEF CBS 12, The Republic, Lakeland Ledger

In The News: Phelps receives prestigious award at University of Alabama

Former Cabot High School student David Phelps, a senior in civil engineering at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, recently received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at the 2014 Premier Awards, the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at Alabama. The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award recognizes excellence of… Read more

Sources: Cabot Star-Herald (Ark.) (Subscription required)