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Meet Evan Prizy    /  RollTide.com

What inspired you to come to the University of Alabama? “Dean (Charles) Karr, of the College of Engineering, held an informational dinner near my hometown for students who were interested…


Source: RollTide.com    /    Published: September 26, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Students   

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UA starts exchange program    /  Crimson White

When the plant manager at Mercedes-Benz expressed to University of Alabama President Judy Bonner the need for German-speaking engineers in his company, the college of engineering collaborated to form a…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 25, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Exchange Program To Give UA Students International Experience    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will partner with a German institution in a student exchange program aimed to provide students deep international industrial, educational and cultural experiences.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 15, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Ex-DOD official to head new Cyber Institute at University of Alabama    /  The Tuscaloosa News

The University of Alabama has named a former U.S. Department of Defense official executive director of its new Cyber Institute, an umbrella organization for interdisciplinary research and educational programs on…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: September 2, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach, Research   

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Robot invasion: Big Island to host college competition    /  Hawaii Tribune-Herald

In the first competition of its kind on the Big Island, seven college teams will put their robots to the test in an inaugural space mining simulation on the slope…


Source: Hawaii Tribune-Herald    /    Published: July 18, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Robotic Mining Team Set for Contest in Hawaii

Tuscaloosa, Alabama – A team of University of Alabama students who won the top prize at a NASA contest this year are traveling to Hawaii for another contest. Made up…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 17, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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Alabama Governor Pushes Small Business Assistance    /  Cullman Times

A group of small business owners and politicians gathered at the Cullman, Alabama, Area Chamber of Commerce Friday to hear Governor Robert Bentley’s pledge to bring more assistance to locally…


Source: Cullman Times    /    Published: May 26, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach   

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University of Alabama professor’s free course trains high school teachers    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A University of Alabama computer science professor will lead a free, online course this summer to train high school teachers from across the nation in a new computer-science course and…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: May 25, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

Google Grant Helps UA Professor Offer Online Training to Teachers Nationwide    /  UA News

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a free, online course this summer to train high-school teachers in a new computer-science course and future College Board AP exam.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 23, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Students Build Robot for Space-Mining Contest    /  UA News

Students in the Alabama Astrobotics team from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will participate in the NASA Robotics Mining Competition May 19-23 at Kennedy Space Center.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 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.