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Meet one of the unsung heroes of the Alabama football program    /  AL.com

Allen also worked with Alabama’s engineering department, using a 3D printer to make a form-fitting splint out of a lightweight Kevlar material that was both protective and flexible enough that…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: April 20, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Integrative Center for Athletic and Sport Technology, Research, Students   

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State Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts 2017 Class    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted five individuals and honored a corporation during a recent ceremony at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa. The following […]


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 21, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, UA News   

How to defy the status quo and create your own business    /  AL.com

I recently sat down with Sparkman High School and University of Alabama engineering graduate, William “Skip” Garrett, to discuss what convinced him to leave corporate life at Boeing and General…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: March 24, 2016    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News   

Making a Name

They were called the “best and the brightest,” and now many of the students who helped kick-start the current era of The University of Alabama are taking positions of responsibility…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 23, 2015    /    Posted in:   Alumni   

Making a Splash    /  The Executive Magazine

Perhaps it’s no coincidence that Drew Bullard has found his way to the business of marketing red wine. After six years in Tuscaloosa, the MBA graduate certainly knows something abour…


Source: The Executive Magazine    /    Published: June 16, 2015    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

Custom Engineering Solutions for Manufacturers    /   Business Alabama

Back when they were students at the University of Alabama’s School of Engineering, Arnar Thors says he and Matt Fitzgerald often collaborated on class assignments and even built race cars…


Source: Business Alabama    /    Published: November 14, 2014    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

More Than Power

Chris Bond can remember the time he watched an old man smile from ear to ear as the man lit his home for the first time. Just before, the two…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: November 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach   

UA engineers earn SWE awards    /  Crimson White

Grace Guin and Lexi Romine, two University of Alabama graduates, were recently selected to receive nationally competitive awards by the Society of 
Women Engineers. Ten members of SWE collegiate chapters…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: October 7, 2014    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News    /    Features:     

Building Benchmarks for 50 Years    /  Business Alabama

Two women managers, including UA graduate, oversee the $280 million Grandview Medical Center project for Brasfield & Gorrie — marking the 50-year-old company’s longstanding initiatives to advance women builders.


Source: Business Alabama    /    Published: September 23, 2014    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

Foley hires new city engineer from Tuscaloosa    /  AL.com

FOLEY,  Alabama — Foley recently welcomed Chad Christian to the position of city engineer. Christian came to Foley from the city of Tuscaloosa, where he worked for 15 years as drainage…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: July 26, 2014    /    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.