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John Allen Announces Formation of Capstone Motorsports Sports Car Racing Team    /  GT4 America

Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, was named in 2018 a UA Distinguished Engineering Fellow in acknowledgement of his vast…


Source: GT4 America    /    Published: March 5, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Home Page Main Story, In The News   

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Barbara McCrary Named ECOB Engineer of the Year    /  HHB Engineers, P.C.

We are pleased and honored to announce that HHB Engineer’s President, Barbara H. McCrary, PE, was awarded Engineer of the Year this week at the Engineering Council of Birmingham (ECOB)…


Source: HHB Engineers, P.C.    /    Published: March 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

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Al Pramuk to Transition Out of CEO Role at End of 2021; COO Rodney Chester to Succeed Pramuk as CEO in 2022    /  Gresham Smith

Rodney Chester has worked for the firm for nearly 24 years. He joined Gresham Smith’s Board of Directors in 2015 and has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2018. Chester…


Source: Gresham Smith    /    Published: March 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News   

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20th Annual CES Golf Tournament Raises More Than $40,000

The 20th Annual Capstone Engineering Society Golf Tournament was held Nov. 16, 2020, at Old Overton Country Club in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Thanks to the generous contributions from sponsors, supporters…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Events   

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Professional Alabama Engineers talk careers, representation and the future growth of STEM    /  The Standard

The career-launching website Indeed.com lists engineering as one of its most sought-after fields of employment and collegians will add to that the profession is one of the most popular degree…


Source: The Standard    /    Published: February 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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Remote Control

Over the summer, chemical and biological engineering faculty were able to bring a long-planned idea to fruition for their students. For the first time at The University of Alabama, the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

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Most Events Go Virtual for The Fall, Alumnus Visits

During the fall 2020 semester, most all meetings and events happened virtually through video conferencing. All incoming students were invited to attend two introductory meetings hosted by Mentor UPP and…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 14, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Events   

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Ingenuity in a Crisis

As the country came together in the spring of 2020 to help out fellow Americans during the novel coronavirus pandemic, University of Alabama alumni and students also stepped up to…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students,   

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The 20th Annual Capstone Engineering Golf Tournament

As we all know, this year was challenging in many ways. There were days when we questioned whether it was a good idea to proceed with an in-person golf tournament….


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events   

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UA Alumni and Friends Inducted into State Hall of Fame

Two University of Alabama alumni and a friend of the UA College of Engineering were inducted into the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame in the class of 2020….


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: October 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors   

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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.