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Mercedes accelerating Alabama operation with two new models, workforce expansion    /  Made in Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – For Mercedes-Benz in Alabama, it all began with the M-Class, a groundbreaking automobile that’s credited with creating the premium SUV segment… Bharat Balasubramanian, a University of Alabama engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

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UA Start-Up Firm Set for Launch After Placing in Business Competition    /  UA News

A University of Alabama start-up company developing technology to charge cell phones and other portable devices wirelessly was a winner in a state-wide business competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Innovative UA Start-Up Advances to Business Competition Finale    /  UA News

A University of Alabama start-up company developing technology to charge cell phones, and other portable devices, wirelessly advanced today to the finale of a state-wide business competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Start-Up Companies Prep for July 12 Launchpad Presentations    /  UA News

Cell phones that charge wirelessly, orthopedic implants that safely degrade inside the body, and a social network designed to connect those in the construction industry: these are the central concepts behind three University of Alabama start-up companies competing July 12 in a statewide business competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Lunabotics Team to Defend Title    /  UA News

After winning first place in last year’s NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition, a team of students called Alabama Lunabotics from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will return to the competition May 20 at Kennedy Space Center.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 9, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Hovercraft Team Ready to Race Rival, Others    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students are set to race in the University Hoverbowl Challenge Saturday, April 27 at Lake Lurleen State Park just outside Tuscaloosa.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 19, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Students to Compete in SAE Baja Race    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Baja SAE team will compete in the Southeastern SAE Baja competition April 20-21 in Cookeville, Tenn.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Students Receive Goldwater Scholarships    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama students were awarded scholarships by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, and two more students were recognized for an honorable mention.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Students Launch Rocket for NASA Competition    /  UA News

After placing sixth in the 2012 NASA University Student Launch Initiative, the Rocket Girls, an all-female team of University of Alabama engineering students, are taking on the daunting task of creating a rocket for the third year in a row.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Dr. Balasubramanian

Parked in Alabama, yet Accelerating

Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian likes to talk about his car. He’ll show it to you if you’ve got just a moment. It’s a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Of course, most anyone would be…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research    /    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.