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UA Engineering Student Selected for Eisenhower Fellowship    /  UA News

The Federal Highway Administration recently awarded an Eisenhower Grant for Research Fellowship to Owen Killeen, a University of Alabama senior in civil engineering, as part of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 25, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Part of National Alliance to Spur African-American Computer Science Graduate Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is one of seven universities recently chosen by the National Science Foundation to launch the Institute for African-American Mentoring in Computing Sciences, or iAAMCS.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Professor Named Fellow by ASME    /  UA News

Dr. Stanley E. Jones, the James R. Cudworth Professor and University Research Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at The University of Alabama, was elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 23, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News   

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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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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.