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Can Anything Be Done To Tornado-Proof A House?    /  NPR

Linda Wertheimer talks to Professor Andrew Graettinger of the University of Alabama about what can be to strengthen buildings and save lives when tornadoes strike. He was part of a…


Source: NPR    /    Published: May 22, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research   

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UA Engineering Student Awarded NASA Fellowship    /  UA News

The NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship awarded University of Alabama civil engineering student Will Guin a renewable fellowship for graduate school.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 14, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama found lacking in computer science students    /  WBRC Fox 6

With more job opportunities than any other college major these days, computer science is hot. The Bureau of Labor says there will be up to 800,000 new jobs in this…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: May 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA Lunabotics Team to Defend Title    /  UA News

After winning first place in last year’s NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition, a team of students called Alabama Lunabotics from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will return to the competition May 20 at Kennedy Space Center.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 9, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Students Prepare Vehicle for Competition    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Society of Automotive Engineers’ formula team, Crimson Racing, will return to the SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. May 7-11.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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NSF Selects UA Students, Alumna for Highly Competitive Fellowships    /  UA News

The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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UA Hovercraft Team Ready to Race Rival, Others    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students are set to race in the University Hoverbowl Challenge Saturday, April 27 at Lake Lurleen State Park just outside Tuscaloosa.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 19, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Students to Compete in SAE Baja Race    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Baja SAE team will compete in the Southeastern SAE Baja competition April 20-21 in Cookeville, Tenn.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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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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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.