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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:     

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   

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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.