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Metallurgical engineering graduate awarded diversity scholarship for law school

Moriah S. Smoot, a law student from Mansfield, Texas, has been awarded the 2017 Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship will be provided to her for use during…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: March 15, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

UA Engineering students recreate 18th century sword    /  WVUA

A group of engineering students at The University of Alabama are recreating history. Students make the replica of a hilt of an 18th center British rapier in the engineering foundry….


Source: WVUA    /    Published: March 9, 2017    /    Posted in:   In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students   

UA Engineering Students Re-create History    /  UA News

A few University of Alabama engineering majors have spent the past five months researching and developing a plan to create a replica of an 18th century British Hanger rapier that has been part of UA Museums for the last half century.


Author: Kim Eaton    /    Published: March 3, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Women in STEM: Hanna Hefley on Her UA Experience    /  UA News

Hanna Hefley, a metallurgical engineering major, discusses her experience as a student in a STEM field at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 22, 2017    /    Posted in:   Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Dr. Su Gupta on Women in STEM Experience    /  UA News

Dr. Su Gupta, professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, explains what she tells young women who are looking to enter the STEM fields.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 22, 2017    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

Higher Education Meets Manufacturing    /  Southern Automotive Alliance

From Bharat Balasubramanian’s perspective, the Southeast must be more than a place for efficient, low-cost manufacturers of high-quality vehicles. To ensure long-term success, the region needs world-class engineers doing research…


Source: Southern Automotive Alliance    /    Published: February 17, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

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UA to Host Meeting for 3-D Printing Experts    /  UA News

A global group of experts that devise standards for additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, will meet at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 26, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Two UA Engineering Professors Honored    /  UA News

Drs. Ramana Reddy and Gregory B. Thompson, who teach metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will be honored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, or TMS, for their contributions to education and their profession.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 5, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Engineering Foundry Makes Aluminum Elephants    /  UA News

Each years, students in an introductory course on metallurgical engineering and materials learn about metal casting through small, aluminium elephants cast at the College of Engineering Foundry on campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 1, 2016    /    Posted in:   Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News   

NASA, UA to Sign Space Act Agreement    /  UA News

Students at The University of Alabama will work with NASA to enhance understanding of propulsion systems for small satellites – CubeSats — that orbit the Earth, participating in a research project that will help further scientific discovery.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 4, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, 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.