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UA Recognizes Leadership, Innovation with 2019 Premier Awards    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will recognize the recipients of the 2019 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service — at a dinner Thursday, Feb. 21, as well as during Honors Week.


Author: Richard LeComte    /    Published: February 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Professor Chosen as 2019 Materials Research Society Meeting Chair

A University of Alabama associate professor of chemical and biological engineering has been chosen to help lead the 2019 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting. Dr. Yuping Bao will serve as…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: February 4, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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UA College of Engineering Receives Three GAANN Grants    /  UA News

This year marks the first time UA has received three Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants in separate engineering departments at the same time.


Author: Alana Norris and Gillian Castro    /    Published: January 30, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Gaining an Edge    /  Jackson County Sentinel

Mary Ellen Sinnott’s time at The University of Alabama has been filled with more opportunities than she could have imagined.


Source: Jackson County Sentinel    /    Published: January 17, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

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In the lab: University of Alabama students help inspire next wave of scientists    /  Alabama News Center

Akshay Narkhede routinely prepares polymeric biomaterials during lab work in the Science and Engineering Complex at the University of Alabama. Narkhede, a doctoral student in chemical and biological engineering, uses…


Source: Alabama News Center    /    Published: January 15, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

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Scottsboro Native Gains ‘Edge’ Through STEM Path, Army ROTC    /  UA News

Mary Ellen Sinnott’s time at The University of Alabama has been filled with more opportunities than she could have imagined.


Author: David Miller    /    Published: January 10, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Shimer to participate in UA’s Cooperative Education Program    /  Hendersonville Standard (Gallatin, Tennessee)

University of Alabama student Neil Shimer of Hendersonville, will participate in UA’s Cooperative Education Program for spring 2019. Shimer will be working at Gaylord Chemical. Sources: Hendersonville Standard (Gallatin, Tennessee), Gallatin News…


Source: Hendersonville Standard (Gallatin, Tennessee)    /    Published: January 9, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

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In the Lab: UA Students Help Inspire Next Wave of Scientists    /  UA News

Akshay Narkhede has other research foci in Rao’s lab, but on this day, he’s focused on duplicating hydrogels to demonstrate to several young, curious shadows: high school seniors in a day-long immersion of hands-on lab experiments at UA.


Author: David Miller    /    Published: January 7, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Sisterhood and STEM

Sisterhood and STEM go hand in hand for the women of Alpha Omega Epsilon sorority. A.O.E. is a social and professional sorority for women involved in any science, technology, engineering…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: November 19, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students,   

Foundations for the Future

What began in 1950 with just 60 women engineers, has grown on an international level to become a major support system for college women in engineering across the globe and…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: November 15, 2018    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, 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.