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UA Robotics Team Claims Another Title    /  UA News

Once again UA’s student team dominated an annual NASA robotics competition, claiming its seventh title in a row and eight out of the past nine championships.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

A ‘Roll Tide’ From Space    /  UA News

In an interview, astronaut Bob Hines said his education at the University helped pave the way for the chance to become an astronaut.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, UA News   

UA EcoCAR Team Finishes Strong in National Vehicle Contest    /  UA News

A team of students from The University of Alabama racked up several awards in the nation’s premier automotive engineering competition.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Student Robotics Team Ready For Another Title Run    /  UA News

One of the most successful student teams at The University of Alabama gearing up to win another national title.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Engineering Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship    /  UA News

A doctoral student has become the first University of Alabama student ever chosen for the highly selective Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Student Earns Hollings Scholarship    /  UA News

UA student Kittson Hamill of Huntsville is the recipient of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

UA Transportation Policy Research Center Expands with New Director    /  UA News

As part of a broadening of its scope, the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama will be led by longtime engineering professor, Dr. Steven Jones.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 3, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Chosen for Next Round of National Vehicle Competition    /  UA News

Building on its success in the previous two competitions, The University of Alabama was selected as one of 15 North American institutions to participate in the upcoming EcoCAR EV Challenge.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 27, 2022    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Faculty Members Selected for Fulbright Awards    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama faculty members were recently selected for Fulbright awards for educators.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

Company Licenses UA Tech to Improve Concrete, Reduce Emissions    /  UA News

An innovation developed in an engineering lab at The University of Alabama will help reduce emissions of harmful greenhouse gases created by concrete production.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    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.

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