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UA Team’s PoliMOVE Holds the Title of “World’s Fastest Autonomous Racecar”    /  indyautonomouschallenge.com

A team comprised of University of Alabama Engineering’s Crimson Autonomous Racing (CAR) Team and University of Milan engineering students and faculty have been working together to build and race an…


Source: indyautonomouschallenge.com    /    Published: January 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Graduate Discovers Legacy at UA, Creates a New One    /  UA News

Graduate Noah Evan Strong is proud to be the first person in his family to attend UA, and is even prouder of his familial connection to the University.


Author: Jamon Smith    /    Published: December 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Students, UA News   

Securing the Workforce

Careers in cyber security have become increasingly needed across the country, and The University of Alabama is working to create a direct line of employees ready to take on the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: November 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff,   

UA Leading Effort to Ready Future Teachers of Computer Science    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is leading a program among six state universities to prepare secondary education students to fill the need for trained computer science teachers in the state.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

a large group of people stand behind a race car on the track

Indy Autonomous Challenge tests driverless tech: ‘Students didn’t know it was impossible’    /  IndyStar

… Saturday’s competition started out relatively smoothly, with the event’s two clear-cut favorites from practice speeds, PoliMOVE (made up of University of Alabama and Politecnico di Milano) and TUM Autonomous…


Source: IndyStar    /    Published: October 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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UA Team Takes Part in World’s First Self-Driving Race Car Competition    /  WVUA23

Crimson Autonomous Racing will be at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend. This will be the first time the speedway will be hosting an autonomous racecar competition. The UA team…


Source: WVUA23    /    Published: October 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Team Takes Part in World’s First Self-Driving Race Car Competition    /  UA News

Computers, not humans, will drive the cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Oct. 23 for a chance at $1 million and a place in automotive history.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Students stand at a commencement ceremony

UA to Hold Fall 2021 Commencement    /  The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama will hold fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10 and 11 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Source: The University of Alabama    /    Published: October 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News   

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The University of Alabama Announces Free App Week, Oct. 18-22    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is waiving application fees for domestic and international prospective students from Monday, Oct. 18, through Friday, Oct. 22.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 17, 2021    /    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, Outreach, Students, UA News   

9 different teams stand behind their race cars on a race track

Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco Announces Final Details for October 23, 2021 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway    /  businesswire

On October 23, 2021, 21 universities from 9 countries forming 9 teams will compete in this first-of-its kind competition. The University of Alabama’s Crimson Autonomous Racing Team will be collaborating…


Source: businesswire    /    Published: October 14, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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.