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John Allen Announces Formation of Capstone Motorsports Sports Car Racing Team    /  GT4 America

Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, was named in 2018 a UA Distinguished Engineering Fellow in acknowledgement of his vast…


Source: GT4 America    /    Published: March 5, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News,   

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, Research, UA News,    /    Features:   ,   

Pandemic Parenting

As faculty scrambled to adjust their classes from in-person to online this spring, they also had to deal with learning technology they hadn’t used before and outside factors like full…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 8, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff,    /    Features:   ,   

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Moving Forward    /  UA News

The electric motor has been around nearly two centuries, but it was largely abandoned for use in cars until this century. Its recently sustained emergence in the personal vehicle market…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, UA News,   

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Reimagining Alabama’s power grid after Hurricane Sally: Bury power lines, use solar, electric cars    /  AL.com

… Beyond existing renewable energy sources, one Alabama professor has his eyes set on an innovative approached toward restoring power following a weather-related disaster: Electric vehicles. John Kisacikoglu, an assistant…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: October 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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UTSA’s NASA advanced measurements center hosts inaugural conference    /  UTSA Today

Prasad Gogineni, chair of the CAMEE external advisory board and the Cudworth Professor of Engineering at the University of Alabama, was the keynote speaker. His presentation discussed the use of…


Source: UTSA Today    /    Published: September 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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The Last Frontier    /  UA News

Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Remote Sensing Center, Research, UA News,   

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InSPIREd to Lead

Joe Hampton’s determination to succeed brought him to The University of Alabama where he learned technical engineering skills and gathered the tools he needed to become an empowered leader. Hampton,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering,   

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Eleven UA Students Win Fulbright Awards    /  WVUA

Eleven University of Alabama students won Fulbright Awards. The Fulbright program is the most prestigious U.S. international exchange program, offering one-year grants for independent study and research. Two UA students received research…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: May 21, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students   

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Three UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships    /  UA News

Three UA students will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2020-2022.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: May 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, 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.