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UA part of German engineering exchange program    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Engineering students from the University of Alabama and four peer institutions in the state will have an opportunity to study engineering in Germany as part of a new exchange program….


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: September 21, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students    /    Features:   ,   

ariel view of Engineering Quad

UA’s relationship with Mercedes evolves into partnership    /  The Tuscaloosa News

As University of Alabama Chancellor emeritus Malcolm Portera tells it, Tuscaloosa was in a “world of hurt” in the early 1980s. The area had lost four manufacturers under the pressure…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: September 19, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

Dr. Balasubramanian

Seeing Safe Driving and Self-Driving as Going Hand in Hand    /  Trucking Info

There is a mechanical engineer and professor of mechanical and electrical engineering— whose distinguished and globe-trotting career has already spanned over 40 years— who can simply and succinctly explain how…


Source: Trucking Info    /    Published: May 6, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

UA Offers Engineering Course Taught in German    /  UA News

This spring 13 engineering students at The University of Alabama are learning automotive engineering through a class taught entirely in German, most likely the first German-taught engineering course for American students in the Southeast.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 23, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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.