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UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics    /  UA News

Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Natural Records    /  UA News

UA Researchers use nature to discover how waterways behaved before recorded history


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 22, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

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A Scholarly Pursuit

For many University of Alabama graduates, a scholarship received through the National Alumni Association or another organization had a much bigger impact beyond a monetary amount. It meant peace of…


Author: Brian Hudgins    /    Published: May 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Giving    /    Features:     

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Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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Eighteen Wallace State students earn more than $200,000 in UA Transfer Scholarships    /  The Cullman Times

Eighteen Wallace State Community College students have received more than $200,000 in transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama, which will assist them as they move seamlessly on from Wallace…


Source: The Cullman Times    /    Published: April 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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Meet UA’s New SGA President    /  UA News

Demarcus Joiner, a junior civil engineering major from Roanoke, Alabama, was elected SGA president for the 2020-21 term.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 13, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Supports UA Study    /  UA News

Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama are leading an effort to understand safety for those who respond to traffic incidents.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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UA Engineering Student Awarded U.S. Department of Transportation Fellowship

A University of Alabama engineering doctoral student was awarded a national fellowship with the U.S. Department of Transportation. Gabi Willis, a civil engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded a fellowship with…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: March 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Driverless shuttles gain steam in Michigan    /  grbj

After Michiganders tested the first wave of driverless buses, the greatest gripe was the lack of music. “There’s this clear trend where people were not commenting on the autonomy at…


Source: grbj    /    Published: December 28, 2019    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    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.