News Archive

Electrical and Computer Engineering News

Student enhances his Spanish skills    /  Crimson White

Our group of students trickled in busloads into la Universidad Maria Cristina, in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, over the course of half a day, bleary-eyed from a 10-15…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: June 17, 2015    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Students   

ariel view of Engineering Quad

EcoCAR 3 Opens Doors    /  The Executive Magazine

UA senior Kaylie Crosby scribles some last minute notes as her Thursday afternoon meeting begins. Joining her around the table are engineering leaders, communication leaders and faculty advisors. Their weekly…


Source: The Executive Magazine    /    Published: June 16, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students   

University of Alabama students recognized in EcoCAR3 competition as ‘Team to Watch’    /  The Tuscaloosa News

University of Alabama students competing in a four-year national competition to design an energy-efficient high-performance vehicle were recognized as the “Team to Watch” after completing the first year of the…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: June 15, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

Strong Showing for UA Students in First Year of National Vehicle Contest    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama students that is part of a national competition to design an advanced, energy-efficient vehicle was recognized as the “Team to Watch” after completing the first year of the four-year competition, one of several honors for the EcoCAR 3 team.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 11, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

ariel view of Engineering Quad

UA students take part in EcoCar Competition    /  WSFA 12

Muscle cars have long been a staple of the American auto industry, but can these classics be redesigned to have speed, horsepower and even protect the environment at the same…


Source: WSFA 12    /    Published: June 4, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

University of Alabama students win NASA space mining competition    /  AL.com

Though the University of Alabama has its fair share of athletic national championships, a group of engineering and computer science students are racking up academic trophies in a national robotics competition….


Source: AL.com    /    Published: June 2, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Students Win National Contest    /  UA News

A team of students from The University of Alabama won NASA’s Robotic Mining Contest against teams from across the country.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News   

UA students to compete in NASA robotics challenge    /  WBMA ABC 33/40

The University of Alabama’s Astrobotics Team will soon find out if it has what it takes to help NASA explore space. The team is gearing up for a competition at…


Source: WBMA ABC 33/40    /    Published: May 14, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Students Ready for Space-Mining Contest    /  UA News

Students on the Alabama Astrobotics team from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will participate in the NASA Robotics Mining Competition May 18-22 at Kennedy Space Center.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 13, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News   

Research Image Featured on Cover of Journal

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – A paper co-authored by a University of Alabama researcher and her advisor is featured on the cover of the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. The SEM…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 2, 2015    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research   

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.