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University of Alabama students to study bacteria killing light with EPA grant    /  AL.com

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the University of Alabama a $15,000 grant to study the effectiveness of ultraviolet LED lights and a laser in killing waterborne pathogens. It will last until Aug….


Source: AL.com    /    Published: October 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

Engineering Professor to Receive UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award    /  UA News

Dr. Gregory B. Thompson, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2014 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award at an Oct. 24 ceremony.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Students Selected for Environmental Contest    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama students were selected for a national competition to design solutions to challenges facing the environment, the federal Environmental Protection Agency announced.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 16, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Jeh Jeh Live: Linly Heflin Scholarship Luncheon    /  WBRC Fox 6

Jeh Jeh joined  live from the Sheraton Ballroom to preview the Linly Heflin Scholarship Luncheon, where Dr. Viola Acoff, head of metallurgical engineering at The University of Alabama, is the…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: October 1, 2014    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

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UA starts exchange program    /  Crimson White

When the plant manager at Mercedes-Benz expressed to University of Alabama President Judy Bonner the need for German-speaking engineers in his company, the college of engineering collaborated to form a…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 25, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Exchange Program To Give UA Students International Experience    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will partner with a German institution in a student exchange program aimed to provide students deep international industrial, educational and cultural experiences.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 15, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

The cleanest room at The University of Alabama    /  WIAT CBS 42

College campuses aren’t always known for their cleanliness; but WIAT 42 got a look inside the cleanest room at the University of Alabama, the new microfabrication facility. The brand new…


Source: WIAT CBS 42    /    Published: September 3, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

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Alabama Graphite Appoints Leading Carbon Expert Dr. Nitin Chopra To Technical Advisory Council    /  Yahoo! Finance

Alabama Graphite Corp. is pleased to announce that Dr. Nitin Chopra, Associate Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and an adjunct professor in the Department of Biological…


Source: Yahoo! Finance    /    Published: August 19, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Research   

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MTE Grad Student Awarded for Research Presentation

Tuscaloosa, Alabama – A University of Alabama graduate student in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering placed second in the oral presentation competition at the 2014 National Black Graduate…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: August 14, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

UA Engineering Students Win Metal-Casting Contest    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students won the 2014 Student Casting Competition for the Southeast organized by the American Foundry Society.This is the third time in four years UA students have won the AFS competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 11, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News   

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.