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University of Alabama team takes fourth in national EcoCar competition    /  Alabama News Center

Dubbed as the “Team to Watch” in the 2015 EcoCar3 Year One competition, the University of Alabama engineering students knew they were going to have to work hard to live…


Source: Alabama News Center    /    Published: June 21, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:   ,   

A Path to Success

Five years ago an ongoing conversation in The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce launched a unique program aimed at helping students studying the sciences and engineering gain experience…


Author: By Jean M. McLean, Edith Parten and Adam Jones    /    Published: June 12, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

UA Student Team Racks Up Awards in National Vehicle Contest    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama students in a competition among North American universities to design and construct an advanced, energy-efficient vehicle was recognized with several first-place awards after completing the second year of the four-year program.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 9, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News   

UA Researchers Expand Opportunities with Upgraded Atom Probe Technology    /  UA News

A new, powerful microscope recently installed at The University of Alabama will expand exploration into nanotechnology and geological sciences, helping research into fundamental science and spurring economic development.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 18, 2016    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News   

Rocketry Challenge    /  WVUA 23

Tuscaloosa area middle school sixth graders compete in a rocketry challenge at Hillcrest High School Friday, April 8, 2016. Andrew Scott, a Hillcrest Middle School student, launches his rocket. The…


Source: WVUA 23    /    Published: April 11, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students   

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UA Engineering Students Host 2016 Rocket Contest at Nearby School    /  UA News

Student volunteers from the University of Alabama College of Engineering will host the Tuscaloosa Rocketry Challenge at Hillcrest High School’s football field at noon Friday, April 8.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 6, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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UA Set to Host Engineering Educators

The University of Alabama will host the American Society of Engineering Education Southeast Section Annual Conference March 13-15 at on campus and at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tuscaloosa. This is…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: March 9, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

Student Engineers in Action begin replacing steps at Moundville Archeological Park    /  Crimson White

Standing 60 feet tall and made up of approximately 112,000 cubic yards of dirt, Alabama’s tallest mound began receiving a make-over on Saturday, Feb. 6. The Mound B steps at…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 15, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students   

A Crimson Dynasty

In the six years since NASA began hosting its Robotics Mining Competition, The University of Alabama Astrobotics team has emerged as the competition’s most successful team. This past May, the…


Author: Judah Martin    /    Published: November 12, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students,   

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Alabama Innovation Fund awards $4.5 million for promising research    /  Made in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama Innovation Fund has awarded nearly $4.5 million to advance research being conducted at universities and other institutions, providing key support for programs that could generate…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 1, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    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.