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UA Hovercraft Team Preparing for Race    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students are set to race in the University Hoverbowl Challenge in Auburn March 15.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Students, UA News   

UA Engineering Students Compete in Robotics Program    /  UA News

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama will compete in an annual robotics competition March 13-15 in Lexington, Ky.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 11, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Start-Up With COE ties a Finalist in Business Pitch Competition During SXSW

A University of Alabama start-up company developing technology to charge cell phones and other portable devices wirelessly was selected to pitch to potential investors in a unique competition during the…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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Tickets start Monday on three new camera-monitored intersections    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Starting Monday, tickets will be issued for red-light violations captured by cameras at three new intersections across the city… Steven L. Jones Jr., an associate professor in the University of Alabama’s…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: March 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

UA Announces 2014 Premier Awards for Scholarship, Leadership    /  UA News

Recipients of the 2014 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama – were announced at a recent presentation dinner. The 2014 UA Premier Award recipients will also be recognized at UA during Honors Week.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News   

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UA Recognized by the American Concrete Institute    /  UA News

The University of Alabama was selected by the American Concrete Institute as an ACI Outstanding University for 2013.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 7, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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ASCE preps for national competition    /  Crimson White

Members of the University of Alabama chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers insist that engineers do, in fact, have fun, recounting times they raced concrete canoes and visited…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: March 6, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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UA Names Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for 2014    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student awards. The awards will be presented during UA Honors Week, scheduled for Monday, March 31, to Friday, April 4.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 5, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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Engineering professor makes name for himself in musical world    /  Crimson White

Alan Lane is not the typical chemical engineering professor: He doubles as Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, singer and songwriter. With a head of gray hair and a face framed by a…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 24, 2014    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News   

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Seat belt use is required in other vehicles, but why not school buses?    /  Monroe News Star

The effectiveness of seat belts — both lap belts and shoulder straps — in reducing injuries and deaths in automobile accidents is widely documented in studies and backed up by…


Source: Monroe News Star    /    Published: February 23, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research   

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.