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UA to Open Foundry    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication April 19 at 1 p.m. to open a new foundry meant to encourage creative collaboration between engineering and art students.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News   

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UA Students Receive Goldwater Scholarships    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama students were awarded scholarships by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, and two more students were recognized for an honorable mention.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Program Developer Named UA Student Employee of the Year    /  UA News

Luke Colburn, lead student developer at the Center for Advanced Public Safety, has won the 2013 University of Alabama Student Employee of the Year Award.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 10, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Students to Compete in Aircraft Contest    /  UA News

A team of 14 University of Alabama students will travel to Tucson, Ariz., to compete in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Student Design/Build Fly completion April 19-21.


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

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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:     

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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:     

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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:     

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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:   ,   

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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.