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UA cuts ribbon on Alabama IMaDE facility    /  WVUA

It was a big day for The University of Alabama College of Engineering. The College held a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of its new advanced manufacturing program.


Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Centers, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Dr. Jalili in the IMaDE lab

UA College of Engineering Opens New Manufacturing Program    /  UA News

The UA College of Engineering’s Alabama Initiative on Manufacturing Development and Education, or Alabama IMaDE, held its grand opening ceremony Sept. 30.


Author: Abby Woodruff    /    Published: September 30, 2021    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA’s Industrial Assessment Center Selected to Continue Mission    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will continue its role as home to the state’s only Industrial Assessment Center that assists manufacturers in reducing carbon emissions and energy costs, while training the…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alabama Industrial Assessment Center, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA Launches $1.5 Billion Capital Campaign    /  UA News

The University of Alabama launched the largest fundraising campaign in state history to raise a minimum of $1.5 billion in private donations to support all areas of campus — from…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: September 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Giving, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

Final teams announced for the Indy Autonomous Challenge    /  The Robot Report

For the last 18 months, 29 university teams have competed in a unique autonomous vehicle event. The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) is a $1.5 million prize competition among universities to…


Source: The Robot Report    /    Published: September 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

Engineered to Speak: How C&IS Equips Engineers with Presentation Blueprints    /  CIS News

As some of the brightest minds in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math), engineers have a language all their own—but not everyone speaks that language. Translating complicated and…


Source: CIS News    /    Published: September 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Faculty and Staff Accolades for Aug. 18, 2021    /  UA News

The UA Career Center’s Campus Career Influencer Program targets faculty and staff who have a compelling interest and commitment to the development of student career readiness, in addition to academic…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA professor comments on President Biden’s goals for electric vehicles    /  Fox 6

President Biden recently announced an executive order that would make half of all new vehicles sold in the U.S. by 2030 zero-emission. Now, it was a non-binding order, but it…


Source: Fox 6    /    Published: August 16, 2021    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

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Stellar Innovation: Students Turn NASA Patents into Practical Solutions    /  UA News

“Working on the NASA patents means doing a lot of not only technical research but market research,” said Lauren Davis, a native of Dacula, Georgia, studying mechanical engineering and part…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: August 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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Phil Campbell alum takes part in UA team named year three Champion in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge    /  Franklin County Times

The University of Alabama team of 65 students – spanning a variety of majors from engineering to communications and business – took home first place for year three of the…


Source: Franklin County Times    /    Published: July 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, 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.