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ASHRAE Recognizes Members for Industry Accomplishments    /  ACHR NEWS

ATLANTA — ASHRAE recognized the achievements and contributions of members to the Society and the HVACR industry….Lisa Meline, P.E., and Stephen Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow Life Member ASHRAE, receive an award…


Source: ACHR NEWS    /    Published: February 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering   

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UA researchers work on robots to be used for police    /  CBS Radio News (National)

Researchers at The University of Alabama are working on affordable robots that police could use to communicate with each other, or even with suspects. The National Science Foundation grant is…


Source: CBS Radio News (National)    /    Published: February 17, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications    /  UA News

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News,    /    Features:   ,   

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NASA Mission to Include Contributions from UA Engineering    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will contribute to a pioneering spaceflight mission set to launch in 2025.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News,    /    Features:     

Dr. Mizanur Rahman Has Been Hired in the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department

Dr. Mizanur Rahman, who has a research focus in connected and automated transportation systems for smart cities, hopes to bring something new to The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering….


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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Dr. Shahriar Amini has joined UA’s mechanical engineering department

Sustainability is a prevalent topic in today’s climate. The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering has gained an associate professor who focuses on clean energy and improving the sustainability of…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

The computer science department has added Dr. Jiaqi Gong

By gathering the best and the brightest, The University of Alabama continues to expand the College of Engineering. With a concentration in artificial intelligence and smart and connected health, Dr….


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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UA Welcomed Dr. Xinwu Qian to the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department Last Year

Smart cars, hybrids, gasoline and diesel cars play a vital role in the world’s sustainability and air quality. A transportation specialist has joined The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 29, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

‘Take advantage’: UA career specialists advise students to try it all    /  The Crimson White

Though the spring semester has just begun for students at The University of Alabama, professional opportunities starting in the summer are already seeking candidates. Advocates for career development at the…


Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: January 25, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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The metallurgical and materials engineering department has added Dr. Charles Monroe

Transferring from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Charles Monroe has joined The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering as an associate professor in metallurgical engineering. Monroe’s research revolves…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 22, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, 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.