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Engineering Seniors Win Second Consecutive IEEE Robotic Competition    /  UA News

For the second consecutive year, a senior robotics team from The University of Alabama took home a win at an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers regional conference.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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OCTSA Presents Outstanding Staff Awards    /  UA News

The Office, Clerical and Technical Staff Assembly recognized two of its members for going above and beyond their regular duties in supporting their department, co-workers and the University.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 29, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama Study Shows Importance of Buckling Up    /  WVUA

There were 743 people who were killed in car crashes in Alabama in 2018 and 366 of them were not wearing seat belts. The University of Alabama Center for Advanced…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: May 22, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Ricks Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award    /  UA News

The T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership Award honors a faculty member who exemplifies the constant guidance and leadership necessary to make the College of Engineering exceptional.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA hosts Robotics Mining Challenge    /  CBS 42 (Birmingham)

The University of Alabama engineering department is hosting the Robotic Mining Challenge  in Tuscaloosa. Twenty-eight teams from colleges all across the country are on campus trying to prove they are…


Source: CBS 42 (Birmingham)    /    Published: May 7, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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UA computer science department honors high school females in computing

The computer science department at The University of Alabama will honor female high school students for their successes in computing. UA will host the 2019 National Center for Women in…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: April 26, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA Joins UN Network for Sustainable Solutions    /  UA News

A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 25, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Mind Over (Drone) Matter    /  UA News

Moving a drone via your thoughts is possible through a combination of neuroscience and computer science, University of Alabama researchers show.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 23, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Racing Team Works with Local Third Graders    /  UA News

A University of Alabama student team is spending the semester working with a local elementary school and teaching students about the importance of STEM.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 19, 2019    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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UA Celebrates Research, Creative Activity by UA Faculty

Members of The University of Alabama faculty were honored for their research and creative contributions at Faculty Research Day. Eight members of the UA faculty, including mechanical engineering associate professor…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 10, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, 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.