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National Awards for Early Career Research go to Four UA Professors    /  UA News

During the past academic year, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

Dr. Jeff Gray

New Director of the Randall Research Scholars Program    /  Honors College

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering, has been chosen as the new director of the Randall Research Scholars…


Source: Honors College    /    Published: May 24, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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UA CyberSeed Program Funds More Campus Research    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from Year 2 of The University of Alabama Cyber Initiative’s CyberSeed program, part of the UA Office for Research and Economic Development.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , , , , ,   

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Signing In    /  UA News

UA researchers are developing a way for deaf and hard-of-hearing communities to interact with devices or smart environments using sign language.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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City of Champions

Over the past 13 years, Tuscaloosa has grown exponentially with an increasing student population and new businesses locating within the city limits. Camgian, a Starkville, Mississippi-based company, opened its Center…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, Students,    /    Features:     

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‘Championship School’: These students are giving Title Town a whole new meaning    /  The Crimson White

While the basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 and the gymnastics team advanced to the national championship, several UA students were receiving national awards for their own academic achievements….


Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: April 6, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

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Three UA Students Earn Critical Language Scholarship    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama students have received the Critical Language Scholarship to study overseas during summer 2021. The Critical Language Scholarship, or CLS program, is part of a U.S. State Department…


Author: Melissa Parker    /    Published: March 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, Students, UA News   

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Crimson Autonomous Racing team races up leader board in Indy Autonomous Challenge

An engineering faculty member at The University of Alabama and a student team are making strides in a two-year competition with universities around the world for a chance to win…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: March 24, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications    /  UA News

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Jiaqi Gong

The computer science department has added Dr. Jiaqi Gong

By gathering the best and the brightest, The University of Alabama continues to expand the College of Engineering. With a concentration in artificial intelligence and smart and connected health, Dr….


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff    /    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.