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3 UA Students Earn Boren Scholarships for Foreign Study    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama students have received Boren Scholarships for the study of languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 24, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Partners, Students, UA News   

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8 Individuals Receive Premier Awards, UA’s Top Honors    /  UA News

The annual Premier Awards honor members of The University of Alabama community who exemplify the highest standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character. The 2024 recipients have made outstanding contributions to the…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 28, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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Celebrating the Accomplishments of First-Generation Students

The University of Alabama is hosting a week of celebration for first-generation college students from Nov. 6-11. With support, recognition and celebration as the foundational elements of the week, the College of Engineering decided to sit down with two first-generation college students to learn more about their experiences and the advice they have for other first-generation students.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: November 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Sets Autonomous Speed Records At Monza “Temple Of Speed”    /  indyautonomouschallenge.com

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) today announced that team PoliMOVE won the first-ever autonomous driving road course time trial competition, held at the Monza “Temple of Speed.” The historic feat…


Source: indyautonomouschallenge.com    /    Published: June 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, In The News   

UA to Host Statewide Robotics Competition April 1

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host K-12 students from across the state at the Alabama Robotics Competition this Saturday, April 1. The event, hosted…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: March 31, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Outreach   

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6 Students, 3 Faculty Receive Premier Awards, UA’s Top Honors    /  UA News

The University of Alabama recognizes six students and three faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the Capstone. The Premier Awards honor students, faculty and staff who exemplify the highest…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 2, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, UA News    /    Features:     

PoliMOVE Wins Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered By Cisco At Texas Motor Speedway Under Adverse Weather Conditions    /  Indy Autonomous Challenge

Team PoliMOVE won The Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco at Texas Motor Speedway, competing in a field of six autonomous racing teams.


Source: Indy Autonomous Challenge    /    Published: November 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Engineering, In The News, Students   

UA College of Engineering Unveils New Cyber Security Lab

The University of Alabama (UA) College of Engineering officially opened its new Cyber Security Lab during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 21.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: October 24, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events,    /    Features:   ,   

UA To Train Needed Workforce for Water Operations and Forecasting    /  UA News

The University of Alabama has been awarded $3 million from the National Science Foundation to establish a unique hydrologic science research and training program for graduate students.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 18, 2022    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Partners, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

Building A LEGACY of Computer Science Inclusivity

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 19 percent increase in computer science jobs by 2026. Yet, according to computerscience.org, only about 20 percent of professionals in the field are women. With forward-thinking, inclusive programming, The University of Alabama College of Engineering seeks to introduce more young women, particularly those of color, to computer science.


Author: Brinkley Wood    /    Published: July 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, 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.