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Creating a Legacy    /  The Crimson White

Pamela Davis is an alumna of the University of Alabama. Davis graduated in 1996 with a major in electrical engineering. After graduation, she worked for Philip Morris USA in Richmond,…


Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: October 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News   

The 21st Annual Capstone Engineering Golf Tournament

Through this year’s tournament and silent auction we were able to add an astonishing $45,127 to the endowment. The College of Engineering simply could not have done it without the…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events   

Alabama Power employee honored as Outstanding Alumni Volunteer by the University of Alabama College of Engineering    /  Alabama News Center

Alabama Power Engineering Supervisor J. Gaston Large III was recently honored as the 2020-2021 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer by The University of Alabama College of Engineering.


Source: Alabama News Center    /    Published: October 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, In The News   

UA Launches $1.5 Billion Capital Campaign    /  UA News

The University of Alabama launched the largest fundraising campaign in state history to raise a minimum of $1.5 billion in private donations to support all areas of campus — from…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: September 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Giving, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

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Elaina Sutley named engineering associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging    /  University of Kansas

Elaina Sutley, associate professor of civil, environmental & architectural engineering, has been named associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging for the University of Kansas School of Engineering…Sutley earned…


Source: University of Kansas    /    Published: July 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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New EPIC Scholars Program and University Honors Program Assistant Professor    /  Honors College

O’Harra received a doctorate in chemical engineering, a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemical and biological engineering and a second bachelor’s in dance with a mathematics minor from The University…


Source: Honors College    /    Published: May 28, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff   

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Established in Alabama, Serving the Nation

Huntsville, Alabama, is known as the Rocket City, but that wouldn’t be possible without all the engineers who have flocked to the area as the industry has exploded over the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Outreach,   

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UA Hires Preeminent Alumnus to Advance Water Research Initiatives

An expert water researcher and University of Alabama alumnus is joining the faculty of UA’s College of Engineering. Dr. Steven Burian will join the civil, construction and environmental engineering department…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Hoover police announce major changes in top leaders    /  Hoover Sun

And the department’s executive officer for the last 13 years, Jehad Al-Dakka, is leaving the Police Department to serve as the city’s director of special projects… Al-Dakka, who has overseen…


Source: Hoover Sun    /    Published: May 3, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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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.