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UA Alumna Jody Singer Named Director of Marshall Space Flight Center    /  UA News

University of Alabama alumna Jody Singer has been named director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, becoming the first woman to assume the role in the center’s history.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: September 13, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, UA News   

Where Are They Now: UA’s Evan Graves    /  ecocar3.org

Similar to 56 percent of The University of Alabama student population, Evan Graves hails from out-of-state—Florida to be exact, but it’s Alabama that he’s lived in the longest. Nevertheless, it…


Source: ecocar3.org    /    Published: September 3, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News   

ariel view of Engineering Quad

Alabama Engineering Students Develop Football Privacy Tent    /  Engineering.com

As an athletic trainer for the University of Alabama, Jeff Allen saw a problem with the way athletes were evaluated during games. The team could either choose to take the athlete…


Source: Engineering.com    /    Published: September 2, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

US Army Research Lab Scientists Creating Atomic-Level 3D Reconstructions of Specimens    /  3-D Print

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is responsible for plenty of innovative 3D printing research over the years, such as 3D printing drones and working with recycled 3D printing material…


Source: 3-D Print    /    Published: August 31, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research   

Sandia materials scientist looks to inspire students through STEM program    /  Sandia National Laboratories

For Sandia materials scientist Olivia Underwood, volunteering with HMTech has been one way to make a difference in the community. This is her second year working with the program and…


Source: Sandia National Laboratories    /    Published: July 6, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

Newport native leads EcoCAR 3 team    /  Monroe News (Michigan)

Bethany Corne held a leading role on a University of Alabama team which built a $50 million sustainable vehicle. A Newport resident held a leading role on a University of…


Source: Monroe News (Michigan)    /    Published: June 13, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, In The News, Students   

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COLLEGE NEWS: June 10, 2018    /  The Tuscaloosa News

‒ The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2018 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Each year, the College of Engineering inducts a…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: June 10, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Holden DeGrave, a recent graduate of The University of Alabama, received the 2018 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. A graduate of Southwest High School in Green…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 2, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Fellows    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2018 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 1, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

N. Hugh Mathews and Dean Karr shake hands

COLLEGE NEWS: May 20, 2018    /  The Tuscaloosa News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently recognized N. Hugh Mathews as its 2018 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer. Mathews, a Birmingham native, has demonstrated consistent loyalty to the College, according…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: May 25, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, 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.