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MATHCOUNTS    /  Engineering Special Story

Math skills are the framework on which the engineering profession is based. However, for many Tuscaloosa schools, math education falls behind state averages. This is particularly true in rural areas….

Source: Engineering Special Story    /    Published: February 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:     

UA Partners with Air Force to Explore Space Innovation    /  UA News

Researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring how a single spacecraft could service several satellites orbiting the Earth in one trip, potentially extending the mission of the satellites.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 25, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Khandelwal Named to Class of 2023 AIAA Associate Fellows    /  AIAA

“Congratulations to each member of the Class of 2023 Associate Fellows,” said AIAA President Laura McGill. “This distinguished group of professionals has made significant and lasting contributions to the aerospace…

Source: AIAA    /    Published: January 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Reddy Named Recipient of 2023 TMS Fellow Award

Dr. Ramana Reddy, ACIPCO endowed professor in the department of metallurgical and materials engineering (MTE) at The University of Alabama (UA), has been named a recipient of the 2023 TMS…

Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: December 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

New Microscopes to Position UA as Leader in Materials Characterization    /  UA News

A suite of new instruments focused on understanding materials will give The University of Alabama an elite platform while expanding opportunities for students.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Engineering Professor Selected to Use Supercomputer    /  UA News

An engineering professor at The University of Alabama was one of fewer than 60 researchers across the country awarded time on some of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 18, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

PoliMOVE Wins Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered By Cisco At Texas Motor Speedway Under Adverse Weather Conditions    /  Indy Autonomous Challenge

Team PoliMOVE won The Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco at Texas Motor Speedway, competing in a field of six autonomous racing teams.

Source: Indy Autonomous Challenge    /    Published: November 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Engineering, In The News, Students   

Jalili Receives Prestigious Leadership Award from ASME

Dr. Nader Jalili, mechanical engineering department head and director of the Alabama Initiative on Manufacturing Development and Education, was recently presented the Michael J. Rabins Leadership Award by the American…

Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: November 15, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Acoff Selected for Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society

Dr. Viola Acoff, College of Engineering associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society. The lectureship,…

Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: November 4, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Engineering, Faculty and Staff,    /    Features:     

Engineering Open House Offers Unique Experience for Students    /  WVUA23

The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering hosted an event Friday called E-Day. It was an opportunity for prospective students to learn about the engineering and computer science program at the university.

Source: WVUA23    /    Published: November 1, 2022    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Students   

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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.