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Building A LEGACY of Computer Science Inclusivity

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 19 percent increase in computer science jobs by 2026. Yet, according to computerscience.org, only about 20 percent of professionals in the field are women. With forward-thinking, inclusive programming, The University of Alabama College of Engineering seeks to introduce more young women, particularly those of color, to computer science.


Author: Brinkley Wood    /    Published: July 12, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Students    /    Features:     

Crimson Racing Team Speeds to Impressive FSAE Finish

The University of Alabama Crimson Racing team recently finished in fifth place overall out of 120 registered teams at the 2022 International Formula SAE® series competition (FSAE) at Michigan International Speedway.


Author: Brinkley Wood    /    Published: June 16, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Students,    /    Features:     

UA Robotics Team Claims Another Title    /  UA News

Once again UA’s student team dominated an annual NASA robotics competition, claiming its seventh title in a row and eight out of the past nine championships.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Professors, Student Develop Cyber Security Curriculum for U.S. Civil Air Patrol

During her freshman year of college, Lacey Wicks was doing something many people do: making an online purchase. Soon afterwards, she started noticing unfamiliar charges to her credit card and realized she’d been hacked.


Author: Brinkley Wood    /    Published: June 10, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

A ‘Roll Tide’ From Space    /  UA News

In an interview, astronaut Bob Hines said his education at the University helped pave the way for the chance to become an astronaut.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: June 6, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, UA News   

UA EcoCAR Team Finishes Strong in National Vehicle Contest    /  UA News

A team of students from The University of Alabama racked up several awards in the nation’s premier automotive engineering competition.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Assistant Professor Wins 2022 UA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Dr. Kathryn (Katie) O’Harra, an assistant professor and chemical engineer spearheading the Engineering Positive and Intentional Change (EPIC) Scholars Program, has been selected by The University of Alabama Graduate School as the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Dissertation Award.


Author: Trudeau Livaudais    /    Published: May 24, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff,   

Student Robotics Team Ready For Another Title Run    /  UA News

One of the most successful student teams at The University of Alabama gearing up to win another national title.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Engineering Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship    /  UA News

A doctoral student has become the first University of Alabama student ever chosen for the highly selective Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Student Earns Hollings Scholarship    /  UA News

UA student Kittson Hamill of Huntsville is the recipient of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, 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.