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Khandelwal Named to Class of 2023 AIAA Associate Fellows    /  AIAA

“Congratulations to each member of the Class of 2023 Associate Fellows,” said AIAA President Laura McGill. “This distinguished group of professionals has made significant and lasting contributions to the aerospace…


Source: AIAA    /    Published: January 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Reddy Named Recipient of 2023 TMS Fellow Award

Dr. Ramana Reddy, ACIPCO endowed professor in the department of metallurgical and materials engineering (MTE) at The University of Alabama (UA), has been named a recipient of the 2023 TMS…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: December 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

Jalili Receives Prestigious Leadership Award from ASME

Dr. Nader Jalili, mechanical engineering department head and director of the Alabama Initiative on Manufacturing Development and Education, was recently presented the Michael J. Rabins Leadership Award by the American…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: November 15, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Acoff Selected for Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society

Dr. Viola Acoff, College of Engineering associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Lectureship in Materials and Society. The lectureship,…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: November 4, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Engineering, Faculty and Staff,    /    Features:     

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College of Engineering Appoints New Student Services Leadership

Rusty Pettus The College of Engineering has named Rusty Pettus and Peter Pierre as its new director of engineering student services and registrar, respectively. Pettus first joined the College in…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: October 25, 2022    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Faculty and Staff   

UA College of Engineering Unveils New Cyber Security Lab

The University of Alabama (UA) College of Engineering officially opened its new Cyber Security Lab during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 21.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: October 24, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events,    /    Features:   ,   

UA Team Wins First Place in National Big Beam Competition

A team of students from The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering recently placed first in the 2022 Engineering Student Design (Big Beam) Competition.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: September 16, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Moradkhani Named Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology

Dr. Hamid Moradkhani, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has been named the 2023 Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: August 29, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

UA Research Enterprise Enjoys Remarkable Year    /  UA News

The portion of faculty members engaged in externally funded research was the most in the history of The University of Alabama during the last academic year.


Author: UA News    /    Published: August 25, 2022    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research, UA News   

Novel Membrane Fabrication Research Project Awarded EPA Grant

A research team from The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering will further its efforts to reduce groundwater contamination after recently receiving a $25,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: August 22, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    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.