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UA Robotics Team Aims for Three Championships in a Row    /  UA News

After winning the top prize at a NASA robotics contest the past two years, a team of students at The University of Alabama returns to defend its title


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 16, 2017    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA team preparing for NASA robotics competition    /  The Tuscaloosa News

At about 1 a.m. Monday, Rebecca Dietz noticed something wrong with “MARTE.” Dietz, a senior studying mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama, and several other members of the Alabama…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: May 16, 2017    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

UA Crimson Racing Team to head to national competition    /  WVUA

We don’t see a lot of race cars at Bryant-Denny Stadium, but we did today. The number 15 race car is the work of Mechanical Engineering students, right here at…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: May 9, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students   

UA Computer Science Students Start CrimsonHacks Hacking Competition

  TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Five University of Alabama computer science seniors and members of the Association for Computing Machinery UA student chapter started a hacking competition this semester that they…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 4, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Outreach, Students   

UA engineering students participate in ASCE conference

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Engineering students from The University of Alabama traveled to Florida Atlantic University in March to participate in the American Society of Civil Engineers Southeast Student Conference. More…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 28, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Events, Students,    /    Features:     

UA to Hold Commencement Exercises May 5-7    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 5-7 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: David Miller    /    Published: April 28, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, Students, UA News   

UA Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Alumni Volunteer for 2017    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recognizes Shaw Gilmer as the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 27, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, UA News   

UA Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Fellows    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2017 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 27, 2017    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, UA News   

Hartselle Robotics wins award at Alabama competition    /  Hartselle Enquirer

On Saturday, students from Hartselle Computer Science classes participated in the 2017 University of Alabama Robotics competition in Tuscaloosa. Sixty teams comprised of elementary, middle school, and high school students…


Source: Hartselle Enquirer    /    Published: April 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Outreach   

Honda STEAM Connections Tour Visits UA    /  Alabama Public Radio

The Honda STEAM Connections Tour raced to the University of Alabama today to expose local students to science and engineering. The Honda STEAM Connections Tour and the UA College of…


Source: Alabama Public Radio    /    Published: April 21, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Outreach   

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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.