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NASA, UA to Sign Space Act Agreement    /  UA News

Students at The University of Alabama will work with NASA to enhance understanding of propulsion systems for small satellites – CubeSats — that orbit the Earth, participating in a research project that will help further scientific discovery.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 4, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercises    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 1, 2016    /    Posted in:   Events, UA News   

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Forum at UA to Discuss Safety During Severe Weather at Outdoor Events    /  UA News

The University of Alabama along with American Meteorological Society will host a panel discussion among meteorologists and event organizers on weather safety during outdoor events.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 7, 2016    /    Posted in:   Events, UA News   

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 6-7 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2016    /    Posted in:   Events, Students, UA News   

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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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.