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Chancellor Announces Brad Newman as President of Shelton State Community College    /  Shelton State Community College

Newman has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama.

Source: Shelton State Community College    /    Published: March 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Engineering, In The News   

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John Allen Announces Formation of Capstone Motorsports Sports Car Racing Team    /  GT4 America

Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, was named in 2018 a UA Distinguished Engineering Fellow in acknowledgement of his vast…

Source: GT4 America    /    Published: March 5, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Home Page Main Story, In The News   

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Barbara McCrary Named ECOB Engineer of the Year    /  HHB Engineers, P.C.

We are pleased and honored to announce that HHB Engineer’s President, Barbara H. McCrary, PE, was awarded Engineer of the Year this week at the Engineering Council of Birmingham (ECOB)…

Source: HHB Engineers, P.C.    /    Published: March 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

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Al Pramuk to Transition Out of CEO Role at End of 2021; COO Rodney Chester to Succeed Pramuk as CEO in 2022    /  Gresham Smith

Rodney Chester has worked for the firm for nearly 24 years. He joined Gresham Smith’s Board of Directors in 2015 and has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2018. Chester…

Source: Gresham Smith    /    Published: March 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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University Of Alabama: Where Do You Live?    /  Alabama Patch

Alabama is no stranger to severe weather. In fact, it can happen any month of the year and any time, day or night. To help you prepare, The University of…

Source: Alabama Patch    /    Published: February 26, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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UA Developed App Helps Control Hypertension    /  WVUA

The University of Alabama has launched a new mobile app that tracks hypertension. The app was not only designed to help users manage their blood pressure, but also allows you to record…

Source: WVUA    /    Published: February 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Research   

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20th Annual CES Golf Tournament Raises More Than $40,000

The 20th Annual Capstone Engineering Society Golf Tournament was held Nov. 16, 2020, at Old Overton Country Club in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Thanks to the generous contributions from sponsors, supporters…

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Events   

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ASHRAE Recognizes Members for Industry Accomplishments    /  ACHR NEWS

ATLANTA — ASHRAE recognized the achievements and contributions of members to the Society and the HVACR industry….Lisa Meline, P.E., and Stephen Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow Life Member ASHRAE, receive an award…

Source: ACHR NEWS    /    Published: February 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

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Professional Alabama Engineers talk careers, representation and the future growth of STEM    /  The Standard

The career-launching website lists engineering as one of its most sought-after fields of employment and collegians will add to that the profession is one of the most popular degree…

Source: The Standard    /    Published: February 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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UA researchers work on robots to be used for police    /  CBS Radio News (National)

Researchers at The University of Alabama are working on affordable robots that police could use to communicate with each other, or even with suspects. The National Science Foundation grant is…

Source: CBS Radio News (National)    /    Published: February 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research    /    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.