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Electrical and Computer Engineering News

UA engineering professors create sensor to prevent hot-car deaths    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A pair of University of Alabama professors has devised a monitor meant to help prevent accidental hot-car deaths and injuries among children left in vehicles. “The idea is that if…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 9, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

UA Engineers Develop Solution to Child Heat Deaths in Cars    /  UA News

A patent-pending device developed by University of Alabama researchers can alert a cell phone when a human or animal is inside a parked vehicle getting too hot. It monitors carbon dioxide levels from human breath inside the vehicle along with temperature and car movement.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 8, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA engineering students place in international design contest for second consecutive year

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – For the second consecutive year, the UA Magnetics and Antenna team placed in the international Student Antenna Design Contest held by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: October 4, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    Features:     

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Researchers Develop Airborne Radars To Gauge US Snowpack Characteristics For Water Models    /  Science Mag

Next spring, researchers and students from the University of Kansas will participate in a project using a new ultra-wideband radar soaring on a plane above the Continental Divide to measure…


Source: Science Mag    /    Published: September 29, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

Two steps ahead and rubbing shoulders with the best    /  Daimler

Ten students from the University of Alabama completed some parts of their engineering studies in Germany as part of the “Two Steps Ahead” program – including internships at Daimler’s Sindelfingen…


Source: Daimler    /    Published: September 11, 2018    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Where Are They Now: UA’s Evan Graves    /  ecocar3.org

Similar to 56 percent of The University of Alabama student population, Evan Graves hails from out-of-state—Florida to be exact, but it’s Alabama that he’s lived in the longest. Nevertheless, it…


Source: ecocar3.org    /    Published: September 3, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News   

UA Building Innovative Radars to Help Flood, Drought Management    /  UA News

Researchers at The University of Alabama will lead a project to develop and deploy radars that obtain information about snow and soil moisture to help manage the nation’s water resources.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 28, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

New SEC Program to Match Entrepreneurs, University Startups    /  UA News

The University of Alabama, along with the rest of the Southeastern Conference, is launching the Southeast Executives-on-Roster to broaden access to experienced entrepreneurial talent and to match that talent to university-affiliated startups in need of executive management.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 8, 2018    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA engineering student awarded research grant

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A member of UA’s antenna team was recently awarded a grant from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Katelyn Isbell, an electrical and computer engineering senior…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: July 31, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

University of Alabama students selected for antenna design contest    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A team of engineering students at the University of Alabama is one of six selected to compete in an international contest to design a portable radio system capable of locating…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: July 9, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, 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.