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New Lecture Series Honors Retired UA Metallurgical Professor

A new lecture series to honor a University of Alabama emeritus professor aims to present high visibility topics in the fields of metallurgical and materials engineering and design to students and the public.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 20, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, UA News   

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UA Professor to Help Group Promote Computer-Science Education

Dr. Jeff Gray, a University of Alabama associate professor of computer science, has been invited to serve on Code.org’s Education Advisory Council.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Alumni at NASA Featured in Engineering, Communication Discussions

University of Alabama alumni who work with NASA return to campus this week to discuss the Space Launch System Program.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 5, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, UA News   

Engineering Researcher Named UA’s Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor

Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor and Robert F. Barfield Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2013 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award Nov. 15 at the UA President’s Mansion.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 4, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

The Tinkerer

If Jim Busby were to write a book, it might be called “How to tinker your way onto the New York Stock Exchange.” While the tale of how Busby started…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 1, 2013    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News   

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UA Students, Professors Author Book Chapter on Autism App

Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 28, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Researchers Look to Butterflies to Improve Flight

A better understanding of the aerodynamic properties of butterfly wings may lead to improved human-made flight, according to research at The University of Alabama recently funded by the National Science Foundation.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 23, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama Mercedes worker: ‘This job has changed me as a person.’

University of Alabama engineering professor Bharat Balasubramanian said another reason Mercedes is considered a top employer is its emphasis on training and the continued qualification of its staff and engineering…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    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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Mercedes accelerating Alabama operation with two new models, workforce expansion

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…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    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 Start-Up Firm Set for Launch After Placing in Business Competition

A University of Alabama start-up company developing technology to charge cell phones and other portable devices wirelessly was a winner in a state-wide business competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Outreach, 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.