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The metallurgical and materials engineering department has added Dr. Charles Monroe

Transferring from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Charles Monroe has joined The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering as an associate professor in metallurgical engineering. Monroe’s research revolves…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 22, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Researchers Investigating Solutions for Jet Biofuel    /  UA News

The study is part of a $3.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Bruker: Launches Advanced In-Situ Nanomechanical Test Instrument for Analyzing Materials Deformation in Electron Microscopes    /  Market Screener

The Bruker Nanomechanical Testing business today announced the release of the Hysitron PI 89 SEM PicoIndenter™ to provide nanomechanical testing capabilities inside a scanning electron microscope (SEM) at higher loads…


Source: Market Screener    /    Published: October 15, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards    /  UA News

Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News,    /    Features:   ,   

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Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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Test engineers advise university’s design class    /  Redstone Rocket

Andrew Carnegie once said, “We learn by doing.” Senior metallurgical and materials engineering students at the University of Alabama are doing just that thanks to two engineers from the Redstone…


Source: Redstone Rocket    /    Published: February 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

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UA Continues Success in National Business Start-Up Program    /  UA News

Two inventive projects are participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, Teams program. It provides university researchers entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation to attract third-party funding and bring technology to the market.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 24, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, 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:   , , , , , , ,   

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THE EDGE: Bryant Mathis Encourages Connections with Locality App    /  WVUA

Bryant Mathis, a UA senior majoring in metallurgical engineering, visited the WVUA 23 studio to talk about his experience-based connection app, Locality. Founded in 2019 by four UA students, Locality…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: July 29, 2019    /    Posted in:   In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

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Maryville brothers cycle cross-country to raise money for Parkinson’s    /  Knoxville News-Sentinel

Jacob Wall, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Alabama studying engineering, and Joshua Wall, a 21-year-old senior at Tennessee Tech studying pre-physical therapy, are raising awareness and donations for…


Source: Knoxville News-Sentinel    /    Published: July 9, 2019    /    Posted in:   In The News, Metallurgical and Materials 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.