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Univ. of Alabama Engineering Students Enjoy Racing Internship    /  aftermarketNews

John Allen Racing is owned by team principal and driver John Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In 2018, Allen was…


Source: aftermarketNews    /    Published: July 29, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Students   

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19th Annual CES Golf Tournament raises more than $53,000

The 19th Annual Capstone Engineering Society Golf Tournament was held Sept. 16, 2019, at Old Overton Country Club in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Thanks to generous contributions from sponsors and teams,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: July 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Events   

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The Roots Run Deep

A similar thread of DNA links the Fuller family to The University of Alabama College of Engineering. From valuing education to their desire to engineer the future, this family has…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Computer Science,   

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Building a Warrior

Continuing in his quest to become the next American Ninja Warrior, an engineering alumnus of The University of Alabama competed in the nationally televised finals of the strength and endurance…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 29, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering,   

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InSPIREd to Lead

Joe Hampton’s determination to succeed brought him to The University of Alabama where he learned technical engineering skills and gathered the tools he needed to become an empowered leader. Hampton,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering,   

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Buddy Black joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Structural Engineer    /  Mississippi Business Journal

Black is a Registered Professional Engineer in Alabama. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama.


Source: Mississippi Business Journal    /    Published: June 4, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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Digital Health Innovator Brad Ryan Joins NCQA as Chief Product Officer    /  NCQA

Dr. Ryan earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He studied engineering, computer science, and mathematics as an undergraduate at the University of Alabama. To this day,…


Source: NCQA    /    Published: June 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News   

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A Scholarly Pursuit

For many University of Alabama graduates, a scholarship received through the National Alumni Association or another organization had a much bigger impact beyond a monetary amount. It meant peace of…


Author: Brian Hudgins    /    Published: May 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Giving    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2020 Outstanding Senior

Peyton Strickland, who studied aerospace engineering and mechanics at The University of Alabama, received the 2020 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. Part of the University Honors Program and the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    Features:     

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State Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts 2020 Class

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted six new members during a recent ceremony at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa. These six individuals joined the 192…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: March 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, Mechanical Engineering   

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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.