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Answer Man: Was the man who developed an electrostatic generator from Alabama?    /  The Dothan Eagle

Was the man who developed the electrical device that makes your hair stand on end from Alabama? A: Yes. According to the online Encyclopedia of Alabama, Robert Jemison Van de…

Source: The Dothan Eagle    /    Published: March 22, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Mechanical Engineering   

UA Professor Takes Unique Path to Tenure    /

In addition to his traditional research focus on Connected and Automated Vehicles within the Mechanical Engineering Department, Yoon became the lead CAVs faculty advisor for the University of Alabama EcoCAR…

Source:    /    Published: March 16, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering,    /    Features:   , ,   

Black Belt sewage woes: Feds give $4.9M for rural wastewater project    /

The consortium also includes personnel from the University of Alabama, Auburn University, Columbia University in New York, the University of North Carolina and the University of California-Irvine, as well as…

Source:    /    Published: March 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

New Grant Strengthens Work to Solve Rural Wastewater Challenge    /  UA News

Recently announced federal funding will move forward an ambitious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News,    /    Features:     

Chancellor Announces Brad Newman as President of Shelton State Community College    /  Shelton State Community College

Newman has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama.

Source: Shelton State Community College    /    Published: March 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Engineering, In The News   

John Allen Announces Formation of Capstone Motorsports Sports Car Racing Team    /  GT4 America

Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, was named in 2018 a UA Distinguished Engineering Fellow in acknowledgement of his vast…

Source: GT4 America    /    Published: March 5, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News,   

Barbara McCrary Named ECOB Engineer of the Year    /  HHB Engineers, P.C.

We are pleased and honored to announce that HHB Engineer’s President, Barbara H. McCrary, PE, was awarded Engineer of the Year this week at the Engineering Council of Birmingham (ECOB)…

Source: HHB Engineers, P.C.    /    Published: March 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

Al Pramuk to Transition Out of CEO Role at End of 2021; COO Rodney Chester to Succeed Pramuk as CEO in 2022    /  Gresham Smith

Rodney Chester has worked for the firm for nearly 24 years. He joined Gresham Smith’s Board of Directors in 2015 and has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2018. Chester…

Source: Gresham Smith    /    Published: March 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

University Of Alabama: Where Do You Live?    /  Alabama Patch

Alabama is no stranger to severe weather. In fact, it can happen any month of the year and any time, day or night. To help you prepare, The University of…

Source: Alabama Patch    /    Published: February 26, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Developed App Helps Control Hypertension    /  WVUA

The University of Alabama has launched a new mobile app that tracks hypertension. The app was not only designed to help users manage their blood pressure, but also allows you to record…

Source: WVUA    /    Published: February 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research   

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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.