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CCEE Department Honors Back as Professor of the Year

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The University of Alabama Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering recently honored the department’s professor of the year award at a banquet held at the Bryant…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 11, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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DHS grad earns engineering awards    /  The Demopolis Times

Demopolis High School graduate Logan Culpepper Holley earned two awards from a recent engineering banquet at the University of Alabama. Holley was awarded the George J. Davis Award for Outstanding…


Source: The Demopolis Times    /    Published: April 9, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Engineering Professors Chosen as 2014 Teaching Fellow

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Dr. Wei Song and Dr. Stephanie Vereen, both assistant professors in the UA department of civil, construction and environmental engineering, were selected to participate in the American Society of Civil…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

‘UA Chose Me’

Charles Williams was certain he was done with school when he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Mississippi almost 20 years ago. Over the years,…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: April 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students   

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Bidsters of Tuscaloosa gets share of $135K in Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition finale    /  The Tuscaloosa News

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation said Friday that Bidsters of Tuscaloosa was among the five startup teams that received a share of $135,000 in funding during the Alabama…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: March 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Students   

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Tuscaloosa’s Bidsters, Child Safety Pass join five other companies in the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition Finale    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Two startup companies from Tuscaloosa will join five other young companies from Birmingham and Madison in vying for a share of more than $100,000 in prize money Friday in the…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: March 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research   

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UA Concrete Canoe Team Returning to Regional Competition    /  WVUA-TV

A team from the UA School fo Engineering will return to a regional concrete canoe competition next week. A team of 18 civil engineering students have been constructing a concrete…


Source: WVUA-TV    /    Published: March 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

Civil Engineering Grad Student A Winner for Research Presentation

Engineering Doctoral Candidate Will Guin recently won the “People’s Choice” award at the 2014 Council of Southern Graduate Schools Three Minute (3MT) competition. He was also the winner at UA’s 2013…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students   

Alex Hainen receives Purdue CoE Research Award    /  Purdue University News

Congratulations to Alex Hainen, recipient of the 2014 College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award. Alex Hainen is a Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University and future faculty at the University…


Source: Purdue University News    /    Published: March 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Students to Compete in Concrete Canoe Event    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students will return to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Southeast Conference Concrete Canoe Competition March 27-29.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 17, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, 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.