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ChBE Grad Student Places Second in Three Minute Thesis Competition    /  UA News

Nathaniel Sturm’s talk on “Species Detection in the Dark” won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

UA Students Shine at Hacking Competitions

Several University of Alabama students competed in two Tennessee-based collegiate hacking competitions last fall and won top prizes. VolHacks 2018 was held in Knoxville, Tennessee, last September. This 36-hour annual…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 11, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students   

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UA Part of Tornado Research Project in Alabama    /  Fox 6

A group of University of Alabama students will soon visit and spend time with some homeowners to better understand how they find out when severe weather is happening and how…


Source: Fox 6    /    Published: October 10, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Engineering Students Succeed in Annual UA Business Competition

University of Alabama students were invited to pitch their business ideas at the Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition held on campus this spring. UA College of Engineering students…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 11, 2019    /    Posted in:   Students   

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CARI Announces Inaugural Fellows and Campuswide Initiatives    /  UA News

The University of Alabama’s Collaborative Arts Research Initiative, a new incubator for interdisciplinary, arts-focused research, has announced its inaugural faculty fellows and several campuswide initiatives.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 5, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, UA News   

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UA Researchers Continue Groundbreaking Work in Greenland    /  UA News

For the second consecutive year, a team of researchers from The University of Alabama traveled to the Arctic Circle to help unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 28, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Remote Sensing Center, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Computer Science Professor Tapped to Direct Cyber Initiatives    /  UA News

Dr. Jeffrey Carver, professor of computer science, has been named the chair of UA cyber initiatives.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 22, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program    /  UA News

Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation    /  UA News

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 8, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , , , ,   

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Crimson Racing Brings Home Best Finish to Date    /  UA News

Success for UA’s Forumula SAE team did not come easy. The 18-member student team had to overcome a few small mechanical and electrical issues that needed to be addressed before competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 14, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Mechanical 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.