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UA Team Takes Part in World’s First Self-Driving Race Car Competition

By Associated Engineering Press

Screen shot of a racecar from a half front and side angle in a shop area

Crimson Autonomous Racing will be at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend. This will be the first time the speedway will be hosting an autonomous racecar competition. The UA team is one of 21 universities from nine countries competing in the event.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: October 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features: