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UA engineering students succeed at Lockheed Martin challenge

Three University of Alabama engineering students opened Lockheed Martin’s Space Challenge Box by correctly solving a high-value problem and unlocking a future of opportunities with the company. Lockheed Martin visited…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: October 24, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students   

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Saving the Planet One Smart Building at a Time

It’s a Friday night, and you have invited a houseful of people over for a dinner party. Your mind is spinning with the details: cooking, cleaning and decorating. You think…


Author: Hannah Price    /    Published: October 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Remote Sensing Center, Research, Students,    /    Features:     

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The Sound of Engineering

The University of Alabama is now the place where technical engineering skills and musical talent meet. The College of Engineering added a musical audio engineering degree to its catalog this…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: October 15, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

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Collaborative paper earns UA engineering student a conference award

A University of Alabama engineering student and professor’s collaborative research paper was awarded a top honor at a recent technical society conference. Emin Ucer, an electrical and computer engineering doctoral…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: October 5, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama researchers to design next-gen transportation system in west central Alabama    /  Alabama Newscenter

Researchers at the University of Alabama are embarking on a $16.8 million project to transform the roads and highways in the Tuscaloosa area into a smart transportation network that is…


Source: Alabama Newscenter    /    Published: October 3, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Center for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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UA offers new degree in Musical Audio Engineering    /  UA News

Some of those students have a new degree option. The University of Alabama is now offering a musical audio engineering degree. Officials say it will give students an understanding about studio…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: September 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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New UA Degree Mixes Music, Engineering    /  UA News

The musical audio engineering degree offers a balance between two disciplines to prepare students for careers involving technical aspects of music.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: September 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Researchers Continue Groundbreaking Work in Greenland    /  UA News

For the second consecutive year, a team of researchers from The University of Alabama traveled to the Arctic Circle to help unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 28, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Remote Sensing Center, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program    /  UA News

Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation    /  UA News

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 8, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    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.