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National Engineers Week Alabama Power Spotlight    /  Alabama NewsCenter

During National Engineers Week, Feb. 17-23, Alabama NewsCenter is profiling engineers at Alabama Power’s Corporate Headquarters and each of the company’s divisions. Sources: Alabama NewsCenter: Arnab Ghosal, Alabama NewsCenter: Jodi Franklin, Alabama NewsCenter: Ben Ayer


Source: Alabama NewsCenter    /    Published: February 22, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

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Alabama Astrobotics’ New Lab Mirrors Competition Space    /  UA News

The Alabama Astrobotics team has recently migrated to its own space in a state-of-the-art lab.


Author: Alana Norris and Gillian Castro    /    Published: February 21, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

What GM’s layoffs could mean for Alabama’s auto industry    /  AL.com

The auto industry is still trying to process the effect of yesterday’s planned layoffs by GM … There are some dangers though. Bharat Balasubramanian, a professor of mechanical engineering and…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: November 28, 2018    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

In Frigid Greenland, Engineering Student Helps Understand Climate    /  UA News

Joshua Nunn had never been outside the United States before graduate school before a visit to Greenland where he helped provide perspectives on improving climate models.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 26, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Leading the Way

From robotics to radar engineering and everything in between, female engineering professors at UA are leaving their mark on the College and the entire engineering industry through their groundbreaking research…


Author: Gillian Castro and Alana Norris    /    Published: November 14, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research,    /    Features:   ,   

Talladega native, Victory Christian grad Joshua Nunn part of trip to study ice sheet in Greenland    /  Talladega Daily Home

Talladega native Joshua Nunn spent his part of his summer a very long way from home. Currently working on a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alabama,…


Source: Talladega Daily Home    /    Published: November 13, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Research, Students   

UA computer science students win top prize at VolHacks

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Two University of Alabama College of Engineering student teams and one individual student received top awards at an annual hackathon competition. VolHacks 2018 was held in Knoxville,…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: November 9, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research   

UA engineering students return from year working, studying in Germany

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A University of Alabama exchange program is combining automotive engineering and the German language to create unique opportunities for students to expand and explore their future careers….


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: November 7, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

History of UA Women in Engineering

Engineering at The University of Alabama began in 1837, but it was not until the 1920s that women started to enroll in the College of Engineering. In 1939, Rose Rabinowitz,…


Author: Gillian Castro and Alana Norris    /    Published: November 2, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, 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.