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College of Engineering Honors 2023 Distinguished Fellows

Tuscaloosa, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently honored six alumni and one friend of the College by inducting them into its 2023 class of Distinguished Engineering…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 4, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events   

Five UA Faculty Receive Fulbright Awards    /  UA News

Five University of Alabama faculty members have received Fulbright awards for educators to teach and research around the globe.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 1, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Sood Selected as UA President’s Faculty Research Award Recipient

Dr. Rohan Sood, associate professor in aerospace engineering and mechanics, is one of eight UA faculty members recently selected as a recipient of the President’s Faculty Research Award.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: April 19, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars    /  UA News

The latest selections bring UA’s number of Goldwater Scholars to 62. Skylar Elliott is a Randall Research Scholar studying metallurgical engineering. Elliott, a UA Honors College student, has been working under Dr. Gregory Kubacki in the metallurgical and materials engineering department to determine how novel surface processes and fabrication techniques affect localized corrosion for high-strength alloys.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 14, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

UA to Honor 8 Faculty for Research, Creativity    /  UA News

Eight faculty members will be recognized with the President’s Faculty Research Award.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 11, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

With Regional Win, UA Team Set for National Business Pitch Contest    /  UA News

Working with technology developed at The University of Alabama, two students will compete in a national collegiate business pitch competition after winning the regional round. 


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 29, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

Weinman Named Young Membrane Scientist Award Winner

The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) recently named Dr. Steven Weinman, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, one of its 2023 Young Membrane Scientist Award winners. Weinman was one…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: March 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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6 Students, 3 Faculty Receive Premier Awards, UA’s Top Honors    /  UA News

The University of Alabama recognizes six students and three faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the Capstone. The Premier Awards honor students, faculty and staff who exemplify the highest…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 2, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Alumnus Dr. Ifeanyi Okpala Named as One of 18 Under 31 Young Alumni

Dr. Ifeanyi Okpala’s path to and time at The University of Alabama is nothing short of remarkable.


Author: Brinkley Wood    /    Published: February 22, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Engineering   

Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame to Induct 2023 Class    /  UA News

Six individuals and an engineering corporation will be honored during a ceremony Feb. 25.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 21, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, UA 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.