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UA Engineering Student Awarded NASA Fellowship    /  UA News

The NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship awarded University of Alabama civil engineering student Will Guin a renewable fellowship for graduate school.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 14, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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NSF Selects UA Students, Alumna for Highly Competitive Fellowships    /  UA News

The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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UA Students Receive Goldwater Scholarships    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama students were awarded scholarships by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, and two more students were recognized for an honorable mention.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Program Developer Named UA Student Employee of the Year    /  UA News

Luke Colburn, lead student developer at the Center for Advanced Public Safety, has won the 2013 University of Alabama Student Employee of the Year Award.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 10, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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Gupta Named UA Distinguished Research Professor    /  UA News

The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Arunava Gupta, a professor of chemistry and chemical and biological engineering at UA, a Distinguished University Research Professor.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Honors Outstanding Graduate Students in 2013    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student awards, to be presented during UA Honors Week, April 1–5.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 28, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Computer Science, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame to Hold 2013 Ceremony    /  UA News

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame will induct seven individuals and honor a corporation and two projects during a ceremony Feb. 23 at the Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa in Hoover.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, UA News   

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UA Engineering Student Wins Award for Research Paper    /  UA News

Larry Summerville, a senior in metallurgical and material engineering from Columbus, Miss, won first place for his research poster presentation at a November regional meeting of the National Society of Black Engineers in Montgomery.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 28, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Research, Students, UA News   

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After Winning National Award, UA Women Engineers to Host Conference    /  UA News

The University of Alabama chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, was awarded the gold level Outstanding Collegiate Society Award at the SWE National Conference in Houston, Texas, and it won the bid to host its regional conference in 2014 on campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 20, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Professor Selected for International Conference    /  UA News

Dr. Wei Song, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at The University of Alabama, will represent the structural control and monitoring community as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Sixth International Workshop on Structural Control and Monitoring.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 27, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    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.