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UA hosts Robotics Mining Challenge    /  UA News

The University of Alabama engineering department is hosting the Robotic Mining Challenge  in Tuscaloosa. Twenty-eight teams from colleges all across the country are on campus trying to prove they are the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 7, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA College of Engineering to Host Robotic Mining Challenge    /  UA News

The five-time NASA Robotic Mining Competition champions from The University of Alabama will take over hosting duties this year.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 30, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 3-5    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises beginning Friday, May 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: David Miller    /    Published: April 29, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, UA News   

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UA computer science department honors high school females in computing

The computer science department at The University of Alabama will honor female high school students for their successes in computing. UA will host the 2019 National Center for Women in…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: April 26, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA hosts annual K-12 robotics competition

Nearly 300 K-12 students from across Alabama were recently welcomed to campus for a computer programming competition that used robotics as a host platform. The University of Alabama College of…


Author: Gillian Castro    /    Published: April 22, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

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UA students participate in Drone Racing competition at UAH    /  WBRE-NBC (Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania)

Ben Fischer, University of Alabama: “We scratch build all of it. Some of us design. Like, I like to design my own frames, so we design it out. Get it…


Source: WBRE-NBC (Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania)    /    Published: April 14, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Events, In The News, Students   

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Mind-Controlled Drones: Not As Far Away As You Think    /  Forbes

Not long ago, moving objects with your mind was the province of Jedi knights and boy wizards. But on April 6, competitors and spectators will descend on the University of…


Source: Forbes    /    Published: April 6, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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CrimsonHacks provides place for innovation    /  Crimson White

Hundreds of students with an interest in computer design use their knowledge to create apps, games and websites at CrimsonHacks, a 24-hour event hosted by University Programs that allows student…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: March 25, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, In The News, Students   

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UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference    /  UA News

Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 22, 2019    /    Posted in:   Events, Research, Students, UA News   

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Alabama graduate displays race cars on engineering campus    /  tuscaloosanews.com

John Allen, a 1979 University of Alabama graduate in the school of engineering, displayed his BMW race cars Monday in front of the engineering campus. Allen and his team are…


Source: tuscaloosanews.com    /    Published: February 26, 2019    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, In The 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.