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Westermeyer selected for Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties program

Joey Westermeyer, a graduate student studying aerospace engineering, was selected as a fellow for the Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties program. The program inducts “20 of the brightest, most driven…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: March 1, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students   

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2 College of Engineering Students Selected for Brooke Owens Fellowship

College of Engineering students Sindhu Belki and Zariah Orr are two of 47 undergraduate students in the nation selected for the Brooke Owens Fellowship, a nationally acclaimed nonprofit program that…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: March 1, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students   

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8 Individuals Receive Premier Awards, UA’s Top Honors    /  UA News

The annual Premier Awards honor members of The University of Alabama community who exemplify the highest standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character. The 2024 recipients have made outstanding contributions to the…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 28, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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Reeder selected as Outstanding Fall 2023
Co-op Student

Kymberly Reeder, a junior majoring in architectural engineering with a minor in engineering positive and intentional change, has been selected as the Outstanding Fall 2023 Co-op Student.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: January 31, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students   

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Watch: What Happens When a Two-by-Four Going 200 mph Hits a Wall?    /  UA News

In The University of Alabama Debris Cannon Lab, home to the world’s only quad-barrel cannon of its kind, engineering students learn the power of tornadoes — and problem-solving — with…


Author: Mitch Bailey    /    Published: January 30, 2024    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Dr. Siyuan Song

Song receives funding from Department of Labor to develop training programs focused on worker safety

Worker safety has always been a passion of Dr. Siyuan Song, but after she became aware of the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program within the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, her field of interest evolved. What started as providing training for construction workers turned into developing and delivering training for two more underserved groups: healthcare workers and surface miners.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: January 18, 2024    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Outreach,    /    Features:     

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Bama Abroad: Chemical and Biological Engineering Faculty Travel to Nigeria for Recruiting Trip

With an enrollment number of more than 5,000, the UA College of Engineering is home to students from countless states and countries across the globe. As such, one of the College’s core goals as a leading institution for engineering education is to continuously recruit some of the best and brightest students in the world.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: January 17, 2024    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students,    /    Features:   , ,   

Ringing in a New Ceremony for the College of Engineering

Graduation is a special time for students of all majors. It’s a time to reflect on one’s educational journey and accomplishments. It’s a time to celebrate with family and friends. And, for most graduates, it’s a time to look toward the future and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: December 16, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students,    /    Features:     

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Materials Research Organizes Under New Institute    /  UA News

A new institute at The University of Alabama will boost efforts from across campus in materials science and materials engineering.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 14, 2023    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Bolster Nation’s Workforce in Precision Timing    /  UA News

A one-of-a-kind graduate program at The University of Alabama will pave the way for highly skilled professionals to enter the ranks of the critical field of precision timing.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 13, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Partners, 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.