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THE FAST AND THE STUDIOUS    /  Mosaic

As most students saunter home for the day, the members of UA’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE) team head to their workshop, motivated more than ever to overcome last…


Source: Mosaic    /    Published: December 3, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA students turn idle dreams into line of superhero comic books    /  AL.com

If you want to feel underwhelmed by your own collegiate career, read the story of two UA seniors who started their own line of superhero comic books. Sources: AL.com, AL.com (Q&A), AL.com (Interview), The…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: November 19, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students   

A Crimson Dynasty

In the six years since NASA began hosting its Robotics Mining Competition, The University of Alabama Astrobotics team has emerged as the competition’s most successful team. This past May, the…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: November 12, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students,   

UA Alumni Association Honors Four Faculty Members with Teaching Awards    /  UA News

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2015 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards. This year’s honorees are Dr. Mark E. Barkey, Kimberly K. Boone, Dr. Paul Houghtaling and Dr. Timothy S. Snowden.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 20, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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From the Olympic Stadium to Alabama Soccer Complex    /  Crimson White

Standing on the field at Olympic Stadium in Montreal Celia Jimenez looks into the stands to see her parents. She then flashes back to the moment when she kicked her…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 25, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students   

Auto Focus

Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity for research and innovation. “There is a dramatic shift in…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , , , ,   

University of Alabama students win NASA space mining competition    /  AL.com

Though the University of Alabama has its fair share of athletic national championships, a group of engineering and computer science students are racking up academic trophies in a national robotics competition….


Source: AL.com    /    Published: June 2, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Students Win National Contest    /  UA News

A team of students from The University of Alabama won NASA’s Robotic Mining Contest against teams from across the country.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News   

UA students to compete in NASA robotics challenge    /  WBMA ABC 33/40

The University of Alabama’s Astrobotics Team will soon find out if it has what it takes to help NASA explore space. The team is gearing up for a competition at…


Source: WBMA ABC 33/40    /    Published: May 14, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior    /  UA News

Eric S. McVay, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2015 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 23, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

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.