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Summer Program Faculty Directors and Participants Represent College at Emerging Researchers National Conference

Drs. Steven Weinman and Stephen Ritchie recently represented the College of Engineering at the 2024 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Washington, D.C.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 13, 2024    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

Doreswamy to Lead Space Exploration Efforts for College of Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. Rajiv Doreswamy as director of space technology and engineering research. In this role, he will work across the College and…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: March 25, 2024    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff,   

Clayton Selected as Recipient of UA’s Non-Traditional Thesis and Project Thesis Award

Jonathan Clayton, a non-thesis master’s student studying civil engineering, was recently selected as the recipient of The University of Alabama’s Non-Traditional Thesis and Project Thesis Award.  Clayton’s thesis project involved…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: March 18, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students,   

Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts 2024 Class

The state of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals and honored an engineering corporation during a recent ceremony at the Westin in Huntsville, Alabama.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: March 18, 2024    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News   

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Bama Abroad: Chemical and Biological Engineering Faculty Travel to Nigeria for Recruiting Trip

With an enrollment number of more than 5,000, the UA College of Engineering is home to students from countless states and countries across the globe. As such, one of the College’s core goals as a leading institution for engineering education is to continuously recruit some of the best and brightest students in the world.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: January 17, 2024    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students,    /    Features:   , ,   

Ringing in a New Ceremony for the College of Engineering

Graduation is a special time for students of all majors. It’s a time to reflect on one’s educational journey and accomplishments. It’s a time to celebrate with family and friends. And, for most graduates, it’s a time to look toward the future and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: December 16, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students,    /    Features:     

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College of Engineering Welcomes New Members of Senior Leadership Team

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its senior leadership team. Dr. Sandy Pettit, Assistant Dean for Student Success, and Dr. Peter Ludovice, Executive Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program, assumed their roles at the start of the fall 2023 semester.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: October 9, 2023    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story    /    Features:   ,   

Su Named to Class of 2024 AIAA Associate Fellows

Dr. Weihua Su has been selected as one of the 2024 associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: October 9, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Six faculty and student members of the deployment team.

Overcoming Obstacles: Remote Sensing Center Completes Deployment to Isolated Area in Colorado

A group of researchers from The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently completed a critical field deployment to Gothic, Colorado, to conduct leading-edge research on snowpack density in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: June 29, 2023    /    Posted in:   Remote Sensing Center, Research,   

College of Engineering to Host National 2023 Robotic Mining Challenge    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host 24 university teams from across the nation for the Robotic Mining Challenge May 22-26.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 17, 2023    /    Posted in:   Events, Home Page Main Story, 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.