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Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering News

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   

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Two Teams with UA Ties Set For Finals of Start-up Business Competition    /  UA News

Two teams with University of Alabama ties are part of seven young businesses hoping to prove they could be commercially viable at the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. Teams with UA ties have done well in past Launchpad competitions, with a company based off UA technology one of the winners in the most recent competition last year.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 17, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Tickets start Monday on three new camera-monitored intersections    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Starting Monday, tickets will be issued for red-light violations captured by cameras at three new intersections across the city… Steven L. Jones Jr., an associate professor in the University of Alabama’s…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: March 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Announces 2014 Premier Awards for Scholarship, Leadership    /  UA News

Recipients of the 2014 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama – were announced at a recent presentation dinner. The 2014 UA Premier Award recipients will also be recognized at UA during Honors Week.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News   

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UA Recognized by the American Concrete Institute    /  UA News

The University of Alabama was selected by the American Concrete Institute as an ACI Outstanding University for 2013.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 7, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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ASCE preps for national competition    /  Crimson White

Members of the University of Alabama chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers insist that engineers do, in fact, have fun, recounting times they raced concrete canoes and visited…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: March 6, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Seat belt use is required in other vehicles, but why not school buses?    /  Monroe News Star

The effectiveness of seat belts — both lap belts and shoulder straps — in reducing injuries and deaths in automobile accidents is widely documented in studies and backed up by…


Source: Monroe News Star    /    Published: February 23, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research   

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College of Engineering to offer 2 new degrees    /  Crimson White

University of Alabama students will have two new majors to choose from in the fall. The College of Engineering will add degrees in environmental engineering and architectural engineering to meet…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

UA Adds Architectural, Environmental Engineering Degrees

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will offer two new degrees in architectural engineering and environmental engineering, beginning this fall, to meet the growing opportunities for engineers with those specialties.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 7, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students    /    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.