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EPA Awards $122,070 Pollution Prevention Funding to Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality    /  EPA

This week is also P2 Week, a time to celebrate the diverse and creative ways businesses, academic institutes, local governments, and other organizations are working to prevent pollution. In support…


Source: EPA    /    Published: September 25, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

UA Aerospace Engineering Professor Named ASC Fellow

A University of Alabama aerospace engineering faculty member has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Composites for the first time in its history. Through his research and…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: September 23, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story    /    Features:     

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SOPREMA Grants $20,000 in Scholarships in its Fifth Award Year    /  SOPREMA

Dudley Moore of Tuscaloosa, Ala., is a graduate student at the University of Alabama studying mechanical engineering who will graduate in December 2021. A McNair Research Scholar and National Society…


Source: SOPREMA    /    Published: August 17, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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UA Holds Spring and Summer Commencement July 31-Aug. 2    /  UA News

UA held joint spring and summer commencement exercises last weekend at Coleman Coliseum, where more than 2,500 graduates received degrees throughout nine socially distanced ceremonies.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students   

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Ifeanyi Okpala: Nigerian man makes nation proud, wins big school award in US    /  Legit

A Nigerian man, Ifeanyi Okpala, studying in the US has made the nation really proud by winning a special award for his MS thesis at the University of Alabama Graduate…


Source: Legit    /    Published: July 16, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Eleven UA Students Win Fulbright Awards    /  WVUA

Eleven University of Alabama students won Fulbright Awards. The Fulbright program is the most prestigious U.S. international exchange program, offering one-year grants for independent study and research. Two UA students received research…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: May 21, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students   

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President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

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Two UA Faculty Members Named Fulbright Scholars    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama faculty members will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: May 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards    /  UA News

Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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AEM Assistant Professor Receives ION’s Samuel Burka Award

Dr. Jordan Larson, assistant professor in The University of Alabama’s aerospace engineering and mechanics department, was recently recognized by the Institute of Navigation, or ION, for his research efforts. The…


Author: Joe Daniel    /    Published: May 13, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    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.