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Finalists for Dean of Engineering to Meet Campus Starting Feb. 14    /  UA News

The UA campus community is invited to attend presentations by the four finalists for the position of dean of the College of Engineering starting Feb. 14.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 13, 2022    /    Posted in:   Events, UA News   

Ready for liftoff: UASpace launches satellite    /  The Crimson White

Nine UA students are traveling to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to watch BAMA-1, a small CubeSat satellite, launch in person. Members, advisers and supporters of UASpace can watch the launch through…


Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: February 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

Life Research Director Selected as National Fellow    /  UA News

AAAS elected Dr. Sharlene Newman from The University of Alabama to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honors within the scientific community.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Team’s PoliMOVE Holds the Title of “World’s Fastest Autonomous Racecar”    /  indyautonomouschallenge.com

A team comprised of University of Alabama Engineering’s Crimson Autonomous Racing (CAR) Team and University of Milan engineering students and faculty have been working together to build and race an…


Source: indyautonomouschallenge.com    /    Published: January 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

UA Research VP Elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors    /  UA News

Dr. Russell J. Mumper, vice president for research and economic development at The University of Alabama, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 7, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, UA News   

Graduate Discovers Legacy at UA, Creates a New One    /  UA News

Graduate Noah Evan Strong is proud to be the first person in his family to attend UA, and is even prouder of his familial connection to the University.


Author: Jamon Smith    /    Published: December 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Students, UA News   

What’s next for electric vehicles in Alabama?    /  AL.com

… Ivey, in July, announced the Alabama Mobility and Power (AMP) Institute that is a collaborative effort of the University of Alabama, Alabama Power, and Mercedes-Benz. The project is to create a…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: November 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Empowered by Doctorate, Graduate to Lead Road Research in Ghana    /  UA News

Two years ago, William Agyemang left everything he knew to pursue a doctoral degree in civil engineering at the Capstone.


Author: Jamon Smith    /    Published: November 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Are campus crosswalks safe?    /  The Crimson White

For UA student Caroline Horn, warnings about the crosswalks started during an early move-in camp for new students… UA Director of Transportation Services Chris D’Esposito said the approximately 500 crosswalks…


Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: November 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

Developing a Professional

The University of Alabama’s Mentor UPP Program gives engineering students and alumni access to valuable industry insights and relationships. The program connects students with mentors and aims to provide educational…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: November 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Giving, Mechanical Engineering,   

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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.