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Mercedes accelerating Alabama operation with two new models, workforce expansion    /  Made in Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – For Mercedes-Benz in Alabama, it all began with the M-Class, a groundbreaking automobile that’s credited with creating the premium SUV segment… Bharat Balasubramanian, a University of Alabama engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

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UA Emeritus Engineering Professor Recognized for Achievement    /  UA News

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recognized for his lifetime achievements in ceramic science and engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 27, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News   

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UA Engineering Students Prepare Vehicle for Competition    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Society of Automotive Engineers’ formula team, Crimson Racing, will return to the SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. May 7-11.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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NSF Selects UA Students, Alumna for Highly Competitive Fellowships    /  UA News

The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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UA to Open Foundry    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication April 19 at 1 p.m. to open a new foundry meant to encourage creative collaboration between engineering and art students.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News   

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Renowned Engineer, Author to Speak at UA    /  UA News

Dr. Henry Petroski, professor, author and a leading expert on engineering failures throughout history, will visit The University of Alabama campus Nov. 7, capping his visit with a public lecture in the Ferguson Center.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 23, 2012    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

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Big Event at UA to Study the Very Small    /  UA News

More than 180 scientists from 12 countries who research materials at the atomic scale will soon be on campus in what organizers said is a strong statement on the growing research reputation of The University of Alabama and its College of Engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 15, 2012    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    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.