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Univ. of Alabama students building a fuel efficient car    /  WBRC Fox 6

University of Alabama students must get things in gear in a race to build a more fuel efficient car that also produces less pollution. “It’s exciting but it’s also terrifying…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: April 1, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

UA’s First Faculty Research Day Set for April 8    /  UA News

Thirteen faculty members representing a cross section of campus will be presented with the President’s Faculty Research Award Wednesday, April 8, as part of UA’s first Faculty Research Day.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 23, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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State Engineering Hall of Fame Inducts New Class    /  UA News

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted five individuals and honored three engineering projects during a recent ceremony at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel and Conference Center at Grand National.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 26, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, UA News   

Magnetics Society Honors UA MINT Director with Lifetime Achievement Award    /  UA News

An international organization for magnetics research and technology selected a University of Alabama researcher for its 2015 Achievement Award.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 4, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Study trip to India planned    /  Crimson White

Twenty-four students and two professors will spend 21 days in India this summer through a new study abroad trip in the STEM Path to MBA program offered by the Culverhouse…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: January 29, 2015    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students   

All Alone

When humans begin to explore other planets, such as Mars, or return to the moon, their trusty robots will have to be more than remote-controlled hunks of metal. Much like…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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UA receives $30,000 from General Motors    /  WBRC Fox 6

A team of University of Alabama students received $30,000 from General Motors to build a car of the future. Here are members of EcoCar Team 3 holding the check during…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: November 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students   

AIM device counts chews and takes photos to automatically track your diet    /  GIzmag

There are already a number of devices that allow people to keep track of what and how much they eat, in order to help themselves lose weight or maintain a better-balanced…


Source: GIzmag    /    Published: November 6, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet    /  UA News

A University of Alabama researcher is the lead on a $1.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Health to test the practical accuracy of a wearable sensor in tracking diet.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 5, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama students to study bacteria killing light with EPA grant    /  AL.com

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the University of Alabama a $15,000 grant to study the effectiveness of ultraviolet LED lights and a laser in killing waterborne pathogens. It will last until Aug….


Source: AL.com    /    Published: October 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, 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.