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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:     

College of Engineering Partners with Culverhouse to Host Ginni Rometty    /  Culverhouse College of Business

Culverhouse recently hosted Ginni Rometty for a Lowder Lecture focused on Rometty’s new book, Good Power: Leading Positive Change in Our Lives, Work, and World, published in March by the Harvard Business…

Source: Culverhouse College of Business    /    Published: April 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering   

Sood Selected as UA President’s Faculty Research Award Recipient

Dr. Rohan Sood, associate professor in aerospace engineering and mechanics, is one of eight UA faculty members recently selected as a recipient of the President’s Faculty Research Award.

Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: April 19, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

UA to Host Statewide Robotics Competition April 1

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host K-12 students from across the state at the Alabama Robotics Competition this Saturday, April 1. The event, hosted…

Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: March 31, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Outreach   

CDG Project Manager Receives ASCE Huntsville Branch Engineer of the Year    /  CDG

Source: CDG    /    Published: March 28, 2023    /    Posted in:   Alumni   

Weinman Named Young Membrane Scientist Award Winner

The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) recently named Dr. Steven Weinman, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, one of its 2023 Young Membrane Scientist Award winners. Weinman was one…

Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: March 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

University of Alabama Program Uses Drones for Grand Mesa Snowpack Study    /  The Daily Sentinel

Tuan Luong hasn’t had a lot of experience with snow in his life, growing up in mostly tropical Vietnam before enrolling at the University of Alabama for its aerospace engineering and mechanics program. That’s changed in the past two years, however, because of his visits to Grand Mesa.

Source: The Daily Sentinel    /    Published: February 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Research, Students   

UA Engineering Alumnus Dr. Ifeanyi Okpala Named as One of 18 Under 31 Young Alumni

Dr. Ifeanyi Okpala’s path to and time at The University of Alabama is nothing short of remarkable.

Author: Brinkley Wood    /    Published: February 22, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Engineering   

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    /    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.