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Engineering Professors Chosen as 2014 Teaching Fellow

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Dr. Wei Song and Dr. Stephanie Vereen, both assistant professors in the UA department of civil, construction and environmental engineering, were selected to participate in the American Society of Civil…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Dr. Viola L. Acoff

UA Engineering Professor Recognized for Diversity Efforts    /  UA News

Dr. Viola L. Acoff, professor and head of the metallurgical and materials engineering department at The University of Alabama, is the inaugural recipient of the Ellen Swallow Richards Diversity Award given by the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 1, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

Civil Engineering Grad Student A Winner for Research Presentation

Engineering Doctoral Candidate Will Guin recently won the “People’s Choice” award at the 2014 Council of Southern Graduate Schools Three Minute (3MT) competition. He was also the winner at UA’s 2013…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students   

Alex Hainen receives Purdue CoE Research Award    /  Purdue University News

Congratulations to Alex Hainen, recipient of the 2014 College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award. Alex Hainen is a Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University and future faculty at the University…


Source: Purdue University News    /    Published: March 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior    /  UA News

Alex C. Few, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2014 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

Burkett Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering announces Dr. Susan L. Burkett, Alabama Power Foundation Endowed Professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, as the 2014 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 18, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News   

UA Honors Six Distinguished Engineering Fellows    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2014 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Each year, the College of Engineering inducts a select group of alumni and friends as Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Recognition as a Distinguished Fellow is the highest commendation given to graduates and others […]


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 18, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, UA News   

UA Honors Week 2014 to Include Tapping on the Mound    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will recognize the achievements of outstanding students and faculty during Honors Week activities on campus from Monday, March 31, to Sunday, April 6.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 14, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

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UA-affiliated Company Finalist in Clean Energy Business Contest    /  UA News

A start-up company, e-Electricity, based on research at The University of Alabama, is a finalist in a clean energy competition supported by the United States Department of Energy.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 14, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Premier award recipients named    /  Crimson White

The recipients of the 2014 Premier Awards were announced last week and will be recognized during Honors Week at The University of Alabama. The 2014 Premier Awards, the University’s highest…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: March 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

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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.