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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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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, Home Page Main Story,   

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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: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: June 29, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story,   

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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, Home Page Main Story,   

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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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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.