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Meet new Black Warrior Riverkeeper board member Dr. Kenya Goodson    /  Black Warrior Riverkeeper

Using scientific skills to serve the community by educating the public and influencing public policy has always been the professional goal of Dr. Kenya L. Goodson.  Kenya is a native…


Source: Black Warrior Riverkeeper    /    Published: September 23, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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Dynetics named Ronnie Chronister as Vice President of Contracts    /  Dynetics

Dynetics CEO David King announced Ronnie Chronister as vice president of Contracts. Chronister has been with the company since 2014 as the director of Army, Cyber, and Missile Defense Programs


Source: Dynetics    /    Published: September 22, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

Where Are They Now: UA’s Kaylie Crosby    /  The Green Garage Blog (ecocar3.org)

Before graduating from The University of Alabama in May 2016, Crosby served as the UA EcoCAR 3 Team’s project manager for two years. She said that “participating in EcoCAR 3 prepared me…


Source: The Green Garage Blog (ecocar3.org)    /    Published: July 1, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

Pitching Code

  Great ideas begin with questions, and for a University of Alabama student, his questions led him to an invention. Now, Matt Bowen and some classmates are turning that idea…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 18, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Computer Science, Students    /    Features:     

University of Alabama grad, former Redstone Arsenal flight surgeon among NASA’s 12 new astronauts    /  AL.com

Bob Hines and Dr. Frank Rubio are among the five women and seven men tapped for this year’s NASA astronaut class, which includes a physician, a surgeon, two geologists, three…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: June 8, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, In The News   

NFL adopting Alabama’s medical evaluation tent for sideline    /  Medical Health News

The NFL is already littered with former Alabama players on rosters. Now, it’s taking an idea born in Tuscaloosa and making it a standard policy on sidelines. Following the conclusion…


Source: Medical Health News    /    Published: May 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research   

UA Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Alumni Volunteer for 2017    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recognizes Shaw Gilmer as the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 27, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, UA News   

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior    /  UA News

Michael R. Dunn, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2017 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 27, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

UA Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Fellows    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2017 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 27, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, UA News   

Medical tent created by Alabama continues to evolve, expand    /  AL.com

After seeing the initial prototype for what’s become the SidelinER, Jeff Allen called Alabama dean of engineering Charles Karr. “You and your team did an unbelievable job,” the Crimson Tide’s…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: April 25, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research, 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.