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EPA Awards $122,070 Pollution Prevention Funding to Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality    /  EPA

This week is also P2 Week, a time to celebrate the diverse and creative ways businesses, academic institutes, local governments, and other organizations are working to prevent pollution. In support…


Source: EPA    /    Published: September 25, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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Which States are Most Prone to See a Drought?    /  Weather Nation

If asked where in the United States is most vulnerable to drought, you might point to those states in the West currently suffering under hot and dry conditions and raging wildfires. However,…


Source: Weather Nation    /    Published: September 24, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Aerospace Engineering Professor Named ASC Fellow

A University of Alabama aerospace engineering faculty member has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Composites for the first time in its history. Through his research and…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: September 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff,    /    Features:     

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Mechanical engineering degree in hand, Alabama LB chases history    /  AL.com

Every day for two months, this was the life because becoming the first starting Nick Saban-era football player to graduate from Alabama with an engineering degree was worth the sacrifice.


Source: AL.com    /    Published: September 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering,   

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Several Bham leaders named to new Alabama STEM Council    /  Birmingham Business Journal

Several Birmingham leaders are among those appointed to the new Alabama STEM Council, which was created by an executive order recently signed by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. The council will…


Source: Birmingham Business Journal    /    Published: September 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science   

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UA Researchers Provide U.S. Drought Vulnerability Rankings    /  UA News

According to UA research, drought vulnerability comes from a combination of how susceptible a state is to drought and whether it’s prepared for impacts. The most and least vulnerable states…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 18, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UTSA’s NASA advanced measurements center hosts inaugural conference    /  UTSA Today

Prasad Gogineni, chair of the CAMEE external advisory board and the Cudworth Professor of Engineering at the University of Alabama, was the keynote speaker. His presentation discussed the use of…


Source: UTSA Today    /    Published: September 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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SOPREMA Grants $20,000 in Scholarships in its Fifth Award Year    /  SOPREMA

Dudley Moore of Tuscaloosa, Ala., is a graduate student at the University of Alabama studying mechanical engineering who will graduate in December 2021. A McNair Research Scholar and National Society…


Source: SOPREMA    /    Published: August 17, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

Graduates sit in the stands wearing masks at commencement

UA Holds Spring and Summer Commencement July 31-Aug. 2    /  UA News

UA held joint spring and summer commencement exercises last weekend at Coleman Coliseum, where more than 2,500 graduates received degrees throughout nine socially distanced ceremonies.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students   

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UA to help bring computer sciences to Alabama high schools    /  Yellowhammer

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools. The five-year…


Source: Yellowhammer    /    Published: June 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The 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.