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University of Alabama student teams on path to start own businesses    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A team of engineering students won first place in the University of Alabama’s third annual Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition held earlier this month. The team has a start-up…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: April 25, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students   

Three Innovative Teams Win UA Business Plan Competition    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama student teams are on their way to starting their own businesses after winning the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s third annual Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 19, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

Students from around the globe compete in NASA rocket competition    /  WHNT CBS 19

Nearly 50 teams from across the country are in Huntsville this weekend to show, and eventually blast off, their custom-made rockets. Let’s be clear, these aren’t your bottle rockets you…


Source: WHNT CBS 19    /    Published: April 18, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

Rocketry Challenge    /  WVUA 23

Tuscaloosa area middle school sixth graders compete in a rocketry challenge at Hillcrest High School Friday, April 8, 2016. Andrew Scott, a Hillcrest Middle School student, launches his rocket. The…


Source: WVUA 23    /    Published: April 11, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students   

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UA Engineering Students Host 2016 Rocket Contest at Nearby School    /  UA News

Student volunteers from the University of Alabama College of Engineering will host the Tuscaloosa Rocketry Challenge at Hillcrest High School’s football field at noon Friday, April 8.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 6, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News   

Racing is rewarding for University freshman    /  Crimson White

Tyler Audie has always had a calculated perspective on life. So much so, that at the age of nine he earned the nickname, “The Professor,” among his Pop Warner football…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: April 5, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students   

Hovering By    /  Mosaic

The vehicle, powered by a 5-foot-wide propeller in back, was a natural target for a group of third graders visiting the University of Alabama for the College of Engineering’s E-Day….


Source: Mosaic    /    Published: March 15, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students   

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UA Set to Host Engineering Educators

The University of Alabama will host the American Society of Engineering Education Southeast Section Annual Conference March 13-15 at on campus and at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tuscaloosa. This is…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: March 9, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

Student Engineers in Action begin replacing steps at Moundville Archeological Park    /  Crimson White

Standing 60 feet tall and made up of approximately 112,000 cubic yards of dirt, Alabama’s tallest mound began receiving a make-over on Saturday, Feb. 6. The Mound B steps at…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 15, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students   

University of Alabama students create their own comic book company    /  The Tuscaloosa News

For more than a year, Ethan Newsome-Jackson and Kris Pearce have been obsessed with the same woman. She only exists on paper, but for the two University of Alabama students,…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: February 10, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students   

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.