News Archive

News

ariel view of Engineering Quad

UA Engineering Students Launch Rocket for NASA Competition    /  UA News

After placing sixth in the 2012 NASA University Student Launch Initiative, the Rocket Girls, an all-female team of University of Alabama engineering students, are taking on the daunting task of creating a rocket for the third year in a row.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

ariel view of Engineering Quad

UA to Host Robotics Competition    /  UA News

More than 350 students from third graders to seniors in high school from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 6 telling robots what to do and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

ariel view of Engineering Quad

2013 Alabama Robotics Competition set for April 6 at UA    /  AL.com

More than 350 students from all over the state of Alabama will compete in the 2013 Alabama Robotics Competition at the University of Alabama on April 6. Competing students range…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: April 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

Dr. Balasubramanian

Parked in Alabama, yet Accelerating

Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian likes to talk about his car. He’ll show it to you if you’ve got just a moment. It’s a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Of course, most anyone would be…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

Defending its Turf

They won’t be marching into a stadium on May 20, but Alabama Lunabotics will be returning to Kennedy Space Center with the same goal as many other University of Alabama…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

College successfully launches mentor program, looks to expand

Before coming to The University of Alabama as a freshman, JP Gravitt signed up for the College of Engineering mentoring program at the urging of his mom. “I decided to…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    Features:   ,   

Not Another Face in the Crowd

It could have easily been his first interview, judging by the way Jackson Blankenship fiddled so nervously in his chair, self-consciously contemplating his answer to each question. But this was…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students   

Leaps and Bounds

Only 35 years ago The University of Alabama’s Cooperative Education Program was an underdog in its field, functioning more as a professional courtesy for employers. Today, UA Co-op hosts an…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Students   

ariel view of Engineering Quad

End User

Dr. Jason Bara, an assistant professor in chemical and biological engineering, researches the development of processes for clean-energy generation that uses new solvents with little or no volatility for scrubbing…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

ariel view of Engineering Quad

UA Engineering Students Preparing for Robotics Competition    /  UA News

A team of eight University of Alabama engineering students will compete in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon hardware competition April 4-7 in Jacksonville, Fla.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 18, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Sort by

Featured

Want the news to come to you? Follow our Social Media channels.

Alumni, keep in touch by updating your email to get our monthly newsletter direct to your inbox!

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.