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Three Teams with UA Ties Set for Business Start-up Competition    /  UA News

Three companies affiliated with The University of Alabama are set to compete in a state-wide Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama Launchpad features three firms with ties to the University of Alabama    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Three companies with University of Alabama ties are among the 12 teams selected to compete in the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition, a contest designed to help…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 20, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama winter graduation exercises today    /  The Tuscaloosa News

When Charles Williams Jr., the engineering manager for the city of Jackson, Miss., finished his undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the University of Mississippi in 1996, he didn’t plan…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 14, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Grad student Will Guin wins 3MT competition at University of Alabama    /  The Tuscaloosa News

An engineering graduate student has claimed the top prize in the University of Alabama’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition, a program designed to help students present their complex work in…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: November 26, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Engineering Student Tops UA’s Inaugural 3MT Competition    /  UA News

A University of Alabama graduate student from the College of Engineering claimed the top prize in the University’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition, while another engineering graduate student won the “People’s Choice” award Wednesday night.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 22, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

Student teaches, leads community    /  Crimson White

Classmates say that when senior David Phelps enters a room, he brings an energy unlike any other. Phelps has played in the African Drum Corp, visited Ghana, attended Well College…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 25, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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UA to Host Civil Engineering Symposium    /  UA News

The University of Alabama department of civil, construction and environmental engineering will host a symposium on campus to discuss the future of the field.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Outreach, UA News   

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UA Start-Up Companies Prep for July 12 Launchpad Presentations    /  UA News

Cell phones that charge wirelessly, orthopedic implants that safely degrade inside the body, and a social network designed to connect those in the construction industry: these are the central concepts behind three University of Alabama start-up companies competing July 12 in a statewide business competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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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 Leads Multi-Institute Research of Oklahoma Tornado Damage    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is the lead on a research grant to study the damage left by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., to understand whether past tornadoes influenced building practices to better withstand future events. As part of the grant, the research team is also studying whether social media and engineering can combine to influence future building practice.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Outreach, Research, 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.