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UA Mechanical Engineering Professor Wins CAREER Award

TUSCALOOSA, AL – University of Alabama Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Matthew Kasemer recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the NSF’s most prestigious award…

Author: Sarah Graham    /    Published: April 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship for 2022-2023    /  UA News

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected a student from The University of Alabama as a Goldwater Scholar for 2022-2023.

Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 5, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Engineering Professor Receives SEC Annual Award    /  UA News

The Southeastern Conference announced that Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor in the College of Engineering, is the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 31, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers    /  UA News

UA researchers are at the top of their game. Here’s a spotlight on four female researchers advancing their fields.

Author: Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie    /    Published: March 30, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Acoff Honored as Diversity “Trailblazer” and Keynote Speaker by TMS

Dr. Viola Acoff, Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, was recently chosen to be the Keynote Speaker at the “Diversity in the Minerals, Metals & Materials Professions” annual meeting…

Author: Sarah Graham    /    Published: February 22, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

Burnum Award Winners Honored, Provide Lectures Feb. 21    /  UA News

The 2019 and 2020 recipients of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award will be honored and provide lectures during a special ceremony Feb. 21.

Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: February 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA Junior Receives National Aerospace Fellowship    /  UA News

Simran Dhoju was one of 51 students in the nation to earn a Brooke Owens Fellowship, a nationally acclaimed program that awards exceptional undergraduate women and gender minorities studying the…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

Life Research Director Selected as National Fellow    /  UA News

AAAS elected Dr. Sharlene Newman from The University of Alabama to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honors within the scientific community.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Part of First Place Self-Driving Racecar Team    /  UA News

The team PoliMOVE formed by Politecnico di Milano, an Italian university, that included a professor and a graduate student from UA won the Autonomous Challenge at CES, making history as…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 21, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Team’s PoliMOVE Holds the Title of “World’s Fastest Autonomous Racecar”    /

A team comprised of University of Alabama Engineering’s Crimson Autonomous Racing (CAR) Team and University of Milan engineering students and faculty have been working together to build and race an…

Source:    /    Published: January 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Students    /    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.