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Electrical and Computer Engineering News

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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   

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ECE Assistant Professor Named a SPIE DCS Rising Researcher

The International Society for Optics and Photonics, or SPIE, has recognized a member of The University of Alabama’s engineering faculty as one of the 13 Rising Researchers in the 2020…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: May 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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Eighteen Wallace State students earn more than $200,000 in UA Transfer Scholarships    /  The Cullman Times

Eighteen Wallace State Community College students have received more than $200,000 in transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama, which will assist them as they move seamlessly on from Wallace…


Source: The Cullman Times    /    Published: April 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 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.