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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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L. Justin Burney Joins Bradley’s Huntsville Office as Corporate and Securities Partner    /  Bradley

L. Justin Burney (2004 and 2005 engineering graduate and 2008 School of Law graduate) has joined the Huntsville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings law firm as a partner in…

Source: Bradley    /    Published: March 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe Is the New F-35A Demo Team Pilot    /  The Aviationist

U.S. Air Force Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe (UA ’11 ChemE) has been named the new F-35A Demo Team Pilot for the 2020 and 2021 air demonstration season. Capt. Wolfe becomes the…

Source: The Aviationist    /    Published: March 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News   

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Test engineers advise university’s design class    /  Redstone Rocket

Andrew Carnegie once said, “We learn by doing.” Senior metallurgical and materials engineering students at the University of Alabama are doing just that thanks to two engineers from the Redstone…

Source: Redstone Rocket    /    Published: February 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

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New astronauts graduate | One of these 13 may walk on moon, Mars    /  ACJ

Thirteen astronauts who may be the next humans to walk on the moon or even make the historic journey to Mars have been chosen as NASA’s newest astronauts. Bob Hines,…

Source: ACJ    /    Published: December 27, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News   

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Two UA Legends Make Forbes’ Most Powerful Women List    /  Fox 6

Two University of Alabama grads have cracked Forbes 2019 list of the world’s one-hundred most powerful women. Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin ranks 10th. This is…

Source: Fox 6    /    Published: December 24, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News   

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NASA, University of Alabama collaborate on in-space manufacturing    /  Intelligent Aerospace

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is expanding its partnership with the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa to collaborate on advanced and in-space manufacturing. Marshall Director Jody Singer…

Source: Intelligent Aerospace    /    Published: November 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Outreach, Research   

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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.