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Ceremony to Celebrate Research by UA Faculty Rescheduled    /  UA News

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 21, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

UA Researches Fuels to Improve Engines, Cut Emissions    /  UA News

In an effort to improve combustion engines while reducing harmful emissions, engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test how blended fuels can work with advanced engines.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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State Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts 2017 Class    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted five individuals and honored a corporation during a recent ceremony at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa. The following […]


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 21, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, UA News   

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Postdoc Fellow Wins Poster Contest

Muhammad Farooq, a postdoctoral fellow in The University of Alabama Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the best poster award at a conference recently. Farooq’s poster about real-time feedback from…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 21, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Graduate Student Wins Poster Contest

Sashank Gautam, a graduate student in The University of Alabama Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, placed first in a student poster contest at an industry conference in November. Gautam’s…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 20, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students    /    Features:     

State of the College

It’s been nearly 11 years since Dr. Charles L. Karr was appointed dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering. Early on in his tenure, Karr and other leaders…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 15, 2016    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

AEM Professor Selected for Leadership Position with Composites Group

Dr. Samit Roy, the William D. Jordan Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, was elected to head a technical division within the American Society for Composites, or ASC. The ASC…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 20, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

Coding Education

For Dr. Jeff Gray the logic is simple: If jobs in computer science are in high demand, yet difficult to fill because not enough students learn the discipline, then much…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 11, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:     

Auto Focus

Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity for research and innovation. “There is a dramatic shift in…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , , , ,   

Making a Name

They were called the “best and the brightest,” and now many of the students who helped kick-start the current era of The University of Alabama are taking positions of responsibility…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 23, 2015    /    Posted in:   Alumni   

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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.