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Eighteen Wallace State students earn more than $200,000 in UA Transfer Scholarships    /  The Cullman Times

Eighteen Wallace State Community College students have received more than $200,000 in transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama, which will assist them as they move seamlessly on from Wallace…


Source: The Cullman Times    /    Published: April 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship    /  UA News

Hannah Slater, a Randall Research Scholar studying chemical engineering and chemistry from New Lenox, Illinois, is the 57th UA student to receive a Goldwater scholarship.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

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State Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts 2020 Class

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted six new members during a recent ceremony at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa. These six individuals joined the 192…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: March 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, Mechanical Engineering   

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UA Engineering Student Awarded U.S. Department of Transportation Fellowship

A University of Alabama engineering doctoral student was awarded a national fellowship with the U.S. Department of Transportation. Gabi Willis, a civil engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded a fellowship with…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: March 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Value Colleges Releases Rankings of the Best Value Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Programs    /  Drive 92.9

Value Colleges, an independent online guide to the best values in undergraduate and graduate education, is pleased to share two new rankings:  Top 25 Best Value Engineering Programs for 2020:…


Source: Drive 92.9    /    Published: February 29, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

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UA STEM Students among Nation’s Top 20 in 20s    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama College of Engineering students are among the nation’s top 20 science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, students in their 20s.


Author: Joe Daniel and Alana Norris    /    Published: February 25, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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NASA Announces Next Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions    /  NASA

NASA has selected 18 small research satellites from 11 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets launching in 2021, 2022 and 2023. The selected CubeSats were proposed by educational…


Source: NASA    /    Published: February 24, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Chemical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Earns Research Award

A University of Alabama engineering student’s research presentation was awarded a top honor at a recent international conference. Kathryn O’Harra, a chemical engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded first place for…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: February 21, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Saluting some smart cookies: Girl Scouts honor local leaders    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama on Wednesday hosted the West Alabama One Smart Cookie Celebration at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The event served to raise money for the organization, recognize…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: February 13, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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Computer science professor named IEEE Fellow

A professor in the College of Engineering has been recognized by an international organization for his extensive research on Wi-Fi standardization. Dr. Yang Xiao, a professor in The University of…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: February 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff    /    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.