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Buddy Black joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Structural Engineer    /  Mississippi Business Journal

Black is a Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama.


Source: Mississippi Business Journal    /    Published: June 4, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics    /  NBC 13

The University of Alabama has several research projects they hope can prevent the next pandemic. The school plans to invest $100,000 into six UA based research projects involving covid-19. They say…


Source: NBC 13    /    Published: May 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   , ,   

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President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

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Meet UA’s New SGA President    /  UA News

Demarcus Joiner, a junior civil engineering major from Roanoke, Alabama, was elected SGA president for the 2020-21 term.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 13, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Senior Working Pandemic Front Lines in NYC Area    /  UA News

Aerospace engineering student John Glidden III is volunteering as an EMT and at a drive-thru virus testing site in a suburb of New York City.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Outreach, Students, UA News   

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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Supports UA Study    /  UA News

Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama are leading an effort to understand safety for those who respond to traffic incidents.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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UA to offer degree in Cyber Security    /  WVUA

The University of Alabama is set to offer a new degree one for cyber security. The University’s Board of Trustees approved the program earlier this month. Students can choose it…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: February 20, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students   

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ALRI Awards Funds to Faculty to Address Neurodegenerative Diseases    /  UA News

Promising faculty members Drs. Lukasz Cielsa, Yuping Bao and Stanislava Chtarbanova-Rudloff will use funds awarded to support basic science research in the area of neurodegeneration.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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ALRI Names First Fellows to Address Rural, Underserved Communities    /  UA News

Eight faculty members have been selected as Alabama Life Research Institute Fellows at The University of Alabama as part of ALRI’s commitment to establishing a foundation of collaboration within the University.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 27, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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UA Continues Success in National Business Start-Up Program    /  UA News

Two inventive projects are participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, Teams program. It provides university researchers entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation to attract third-party funding and bring technology to the market.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 24, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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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.