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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:     

Defending its Turf

They won’t be marching into a stadium on May 20, but Alabama Lunabotics will be returning to Kennedy Space Center with the same goal as many other University of Alabama…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Students Preparing for Robotics Competition    /  UA News

A team of eight University of Alabama engineering students will compete in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon hardware competition April 4-7 in Jacksonville, Fla.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 18, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Self-Driving Cars to Take Off    /  UA News

Once in the realm of science fiction, cars able to drive themselves will become more prevalent as the first versions are introduced to consumers during 2013, says a University of Alabama engineering professor who worked to develop the technology.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 18, 2012    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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Haskew Named Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. Timothy Haskew as head of the department of electrical and computer engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 3, 2012    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Students in Finals of National Design Contest    /  UA News

A team of engineering students from The University of Alabama College of Engineering is among the top 12 finalists in the Texas Instruments Analog Design Contest.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 27, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards    /  UA News

The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama professors for CAREER Awards totaling more than $1.6 million for research projects related to medical imaging, earthquake seismology and solar energy.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 5, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Lunar-Mining Team Wins National Contest    /  UA News

Alabama Lunabotics, a team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College, won the top prize in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 29, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Student Team Readies Robot for Lunar-Mining Contest    /  UA News

Alabama Lunabotics, a team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College, will compete in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition May 21-27 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 10, 2012    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Students Develop Beneficial Smartphone Applications    /  UA News

Smartphone applications are continuously and rapidly being developed. While most apps are for entertainment purposes, there is a trend of app development for functional uses. Developers are looking to apps as a way to solve everyday problems. See a need, app a need.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 8, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Outreach, 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.