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UA Mechanical Engineering Professor Wins CAREER Award

TUSCALOOSA, AL – University of Alabama Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Matthew Kasemer recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the NSF’s most prestigious award…

Author: Sarah Graham    /    Published: April 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

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Engineering Professor Receives SEC Annual Award    /  UA News

The Southeastern Conference announced that Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor in the College of Engineering, is the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 31, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

Burnum Award Winners Honored, Provide Lectures Feb. 21    /  UA News

The 2019 and 2020 recipients of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award will be honored and provide lectures during a special ceremony Feb. 21.

Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: February 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Santa’s Helpers: Students Build Script A Wheelchair Lift    /  UA News

After graduating, five students stayed in Tuscaloosa an extra week to perfect their senior design project – a mechanical wheelchair lift – before presenting it as a Christmas gift to…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Among 60 Finalists for Transformative Workforce Project    /  UA News

A proposal from The University of Alabama to lead a regional innovation and workforce development project for an economically depressed region of the state received initial seed money, the United…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, UA News   

From the Ground Up    /  UA News

UA faculty and graduate students are working with the military to design better mobile airfields.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

What’s next for electric vehicles in Alabama?    /

… Ivey, in July, announced the Alabama Mobility and Power (AMP) Institute that is a collaborative effort of the University of Alabama, Alabama Power, and Mercedes-Benz. The project is to create a…

Source:    /    Published: November 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Developing a Professional

The University of Alabama’s Mentor UPP Program gives engineering students and alumni access to valuable industry insights and relationships. The program connects students with mentors and aims to provide educational…

Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: November 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Giving, Mechanical Engineering,   

New Manufacturing Research Center Established by UA’s College of Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering has instituted a new interdisciplinary research and development center on campus. The Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center will provide undergrad and graduate students…

Author: Abby Woodruff    /    Published: November 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Centers, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Indy Autonomous Challenge tests driverless tech: ‘Students didn’t know it was impossible’    /  IndyStar

… Saturday’s competition started out relatively smoothly, with the event’s two clear-cut favorites from practice speeds, PoliMOVE (made up of University of Alabama and Politecnico di Milano) and TUM Autonomous…

Source: IndyStar    /    Published: October 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

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.