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With EPA Funding, UA Students to Assess Well Water    /  UA News

A student-led team from The University of Alabama has received a federal award for its research and efforts to help private well owners in Alabama predict and identify the risk of water contamination after flooding.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 11, 2023    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Partners, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Sets Autonomous Speed Records At Monza “Temple Of Speed”    /

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) today announced that team PoliMOVE won the first-ever autonomous driving road course time trial competition, held at the Monza “Temple of Speed.” The historic feat…

Source:    /    Published: June 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, In The News   

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Tynker Coding for Kids Celebrates Milestone Achievement: 100M+ Students, 150K+ Schools, and 160M+ Apps Created    /  Tynker

Tynker, the leading coding platform for kids, proudly announces a significant milestone in advancing global coding education worldwide. With over 100+ million students, 150,000 schools, and 160 million apps created…

Source: Tynker    /    Published: June 7, 2023    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News   

UA’s K-12 Robotics Competition Reboots    /  UA News

After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alabama Robotics Competition returned to campus this April. Organized by the computer science department, since 2011 the competition has been…

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 23, 2023    /    Posted in:   Outreach, UA News   

Honors Students Give Back to Community With Engage Tuscaloosa    /  UA News

The mission is to engage K-12 students by providing them with strong role models, building strong relationships and exposing them to new things and ideas. Ben Anderson, a junior studying…

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Outreach, Students   

Five UA Faculty Receive Fulbright Awards    /  UA News

Five University of Alabama faculty members have received Fulbright awards for educators to teach and research around the globe.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 1, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars    /  UA News

The latest selections bring UA’s number of Goldwater Scholars to 62. Skylar Elliott is a Randall Research Scholar studying metallurgical engineering. Elliott, a UA Honors College student, has been working under Dr. Gregory Kubacki in the metallurgical and materials engineering department to determine how novel surface processes and fabrication techniques affect localized corrosion for high-strength alloys.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 14, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

UA to Honor 8 Faculty for Research, Creativity    /  UA News

Eight faculty members will be recognized with the President’s Faculty Research Award.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 11, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

UA’s ‘Special Culture’ Inspires Champion Ballroom Dancer, Graduate    /  UA News

Jayna Enguita credits UA’s welcoming atmosphere for bringing her to the Capstone.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students   

Concrete Canoe    /  Engineering Special Story

The ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC) challenges students to use a well-known and widely used material, concrete, for an innovative and unexpected purpose: to create a functional water vessel.

Source: Engineering Special Story    /    Published: April 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Students   


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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.