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Entrepreneurs to Pitch Business Plans, Demo Technologies at UA AIME Day    /  UA News

Entrepreneurial teams at The University of Alabama will compete for funds to build prototypes and advanced startups will demonstrate their technologies during AIME Day, an annual showcase of burgeoning technologies and business plan competition Friday, April 15 on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 12, 2016    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Research, UA News   

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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 Alumna, Director of Google Engineering to Speak on Campus    /  UA News

Dr. Nan Boden, director of engineering at Google, is speaking Friday, April 8, on The University of Alabama campus as part of the department of computer science’s colloquium series and with the Alabama IEEE Computer Society.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 5, 2016    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, UA News   

UA to Host Robotics Competition    /  UA News

Students from across Alabama, from third graders to seniors in high school, will be at The University of Alabama April 9 programming robots and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 5, 2016    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, UA News   

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UA Set to Host Chemical Engineering Conference, Car Contest    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will host the regional conference for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers on campus from March 31 to April 2. It will include a contest of small-scale cars fueled by chemical reactions.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 28, 2016    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, 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:     

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University to Host Civil Engineering Conference    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will host the American Society of Civil Engineers Southeast Student Conference on March 10-12, bringing about 1,000 students, professors and support staff to campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 7, 2016    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Events, UA News   

UA’s Faculty Research Day Set for March 31    /  UA News

Thirteen faculty members at The University of Alabama will be presented with the President’s Faculty Research Award, Thursday, March 31 as part of The University of Alabama’s annual Faculty Research Day.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 11, 2016    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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K-12 Students to Visit UA for Regional Science Competition    /  UA News

More than 400 middle- and high-school students are expected to participate in the 2016 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama on Saturday, Feb. 20, beginning at 9 a.m.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 11, 2016    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, UA News   

UA Engineering Students Take Part in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students is to take part in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend, a national contest on the leading edge of transportation research.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2016    /    Posted in:   Events, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News   

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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.