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Innovative UA Research Recognized with NSF CAREER Awards    /  UA News

Four professors at The University of Alabama received one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious honors for early-career faculty.


Author: Jessica Nelson    /    Published: June 6, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

2 UA Faculty Named Fulbright Scholars    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama faculty members have received Fulbright awards for educators to teach and research around the globe. Dr. Anwarul Haque, associate professor of aerospace engineering and mechanics, and…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: June 6, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Astrobotics Team Continues Winning Tradition    /  UA News

The UA Astrobotics team earned a ninth win in NASA’s Lunabotics Challenge, a robotic mining competition held in a simulated lunar environment.


Author: Jessica Nelson    /    Published: June 4, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

Federal Grant Powers UA’s Autonomous Bus Safety Research    /  UA News

With a grant from the Federal Transit Administration and the United States Department of Transportation, The University of Alabama is gearing up for a $3 million project to develop advanced…


Author: Jessica Nelson    /    Published: May 31, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

UA Students Win National Electric Propulsion Competition    /  UA News

After a series of setbacks, a student team from The University of Alabama took top prize in the unmanned division at the Promoting Electric Propulsion 2024 competition in Virginia Beach on April 15-16. Sponsored by the American Society of Naval Engineers, the event brought more than 200 student engineers from 34 universities to compete in time trials with their vessels that must travel five miles on battery power in uncertain conditions.


Author: Jessica Nelson    /    Published: May 22, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Summer Program Faculty Directors and Participants Represent College at Emerging Researchers National Conference

Drs. Steven Weinman and Stephen Ritchie recently represented the College of Engineering at the 2024 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Washington, D.C.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 13, 2024    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

College of Engineering Inducts 2024 Class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently honored six alumni and one former department head by inducting them into its 2024 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows….


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 8, 2024    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story   

Engineering Doctoral Student Selected for National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Britney Mack, a first-year doctoral student studying chemical engineering, has been selected for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program, the nation’s oldest fellowship program. This prestigious fellowship was…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: May 3, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students   

From Discouraged to Determined: Graduate Aims for the Stars    /  UA News

Growing up, Sindhu Belki was often discouraged from reaching for the stars. Belki knew she wanted to pursue a career in aeronautics from a young age, but she realized she would…


Author: Grace Owens    /    Published: April 29, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Students, UA News   

Love at First SITE    /  UA News

Countless couples have started relationships at The University of Alabama. For Hannah and Jack Houser, you can say it was love at first SITE, as in the Student Introduction to…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 29, 2024    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News   

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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.