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UA Researcher on Team Exploring Potential Lunar Habitats for Humans    /  UA News

An engineering researcher at The University of Alabama is part of a project garnering international attention to potential sites for future habitats on the moon.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 18, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Technology Selected for Start-Up Program    /  UA News

A research group from The University of Alabama is part of a national program aimed at taking technology from the lab to the market.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 17, 2017    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Students Part of NASA Project to Capture Eclipse from Near Space    /  UA News

A group of students at The University of Alabama plan to launch a balloon to take video of the solar eclipse later this month as part of a nation-wide science project led by NASA.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 14, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Students Win International Antenna Contest    /  UA News

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama placed first in an international contest to design better antennas for small satellites, called CubeSats.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 7, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Pitching Code

  Great ideas begin with questions, and for a University of Alabama student, his questions led him to an invention. Now, Matt Bowen and some classmates are turning that idea…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 18, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Computer Science, Students    /    Features:     

Opening Borders

  As relations between the United States and Cuba began to thaw, The University of Alabama found itself in a unique position to reach out to universities on the island…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 15, 2017    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

Tide Continues To Roll

There’s a team of students at The University of Alabama who have won multiple national titles in recent years and perform at a high level. This team doesn’t play football, though….


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 11, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest    /  UA News

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 5, 2017    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

A Three-peat for UA Robotics Team at NASA Contest    /  UA News

For the third consecutive year, a student team at The University of Alabama placed first at a NASA robotics contest.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 30, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA, Airbus Partner to Enhance Engineering Education, Research    /  UA News

The University of Alabama and Airbus will partner in an effort to enhance engineering education and research, according to an agreement signed between representatives from the two organizations.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 26, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News   

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Adam Jones

Communication Specialist Senior, Research, University of Alabama Strategic Communications.


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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.