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UA Leads Effort to Spark Minority Participation in Science, Technology    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will be the lead institution in the state in a national effort to increase the number of students from underrepresented minority groups in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 15, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

Students build cardboard boats at University of Alabama engineering camp    /  WBRC Fox 6

Students from all 50 states converged on the University of Alabama for Student Introduction to Engineering Camp (SITE) this week. Their project for today was to make a “boat” out…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: July 21, 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    /    Features:   ,   

A Path to Success

Five years ago an ongoing conversation in The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce launched a unique program aimed at helping students studying the sciences and engineering gain experience…


Author: By Jean M. McLean, Edith Parten and Adam Jones    /    Published: June 12, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

UA Researchers Expand Opportunities with Upgraded Atom Probe Technology    /  UA News

A new, powerful microscope recently installed at The University of Alabama will expand exploration into nanotechnology and geological sciences, helping research into fundamental science and spurring economic development.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 18, 2016    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News   

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Department of Energy Selects UA Engineering Graduate for Fellowship    /  UA News

A recent graduate from The University of Alabama College of Engineering was one of 27 students nationwide selected for a highly-competitive graduate fellowship in computational science from the U.S. Department of Energy.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 17, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

UA Graduates Receive Fulbright Awards for 2016-17    /  UA News

Seven University of Alabama alumni and graduate students have won Fulbright awards for 2016-17.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 17, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

National Science Foundation Selects UA Graduates for Competitive Fellowships    /  UA News

Two graduating seniors at The University of Alabama have accepted admittance to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Sarah McFann from Arlington, Tennessee, and Samantha Tilson from Littleton, Colorado, both in chemical and biological engineering, are two of 2,000 NSF Graduate Research Fellows selected from more than 13,000 applicants. The students from UA will receive financial support for graduate studies.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 9, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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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   

UA Engineering Student Receives Prestigious Hertz Fellowship    /  UA News

Sarah McFann, a University of Alabama senior from Arlington, Tennessee, has received an elite Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship for 2016. McFann is the first UA student to be named a recipient of the award, which has been presented to fewer than 1,200 students in its 53 year history.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 22, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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   

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.