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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:     

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‘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:     

Dr. Kasra Momeni has been hired in the mechanical engineering department

Earlier this year, The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering welcomed Dr. Kasra Momeni as an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering. Momeni’s research revolves around mechanics and…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 22, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

Tibor Szilvasi

UA welcomed Dr. Tibor Szilvási to the chemical and biological engineering department last year

The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering welcomed Dr. Tibor Szilvási as an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering. Szilvási’s research focuses on designing functional materials…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 22, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Bhupendra Khandelwal

Dr. Bhupendra Khandelwal has joined UA’s mechanical engineering department

Dr. Bhupendra Khandelwal joined The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering as an associate professor in the mechanical engineering department. Khandelwal’s research focuses on fuel, emission and combustion. He works…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: January 22, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

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Remote Control

Over the summer, chemical and biological engineering faculty were able to bring a long-planned idea to fruition for their students. For the first time at The University of Alabama, the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

Dr. Beth Todd

Virtual Reality

Two forward-thinking University of Alabama engineering faculty members have started a research project evaluating the quality of online engineering education in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Derek Williamson, civil,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering,    /    Features:   ,   

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Keeping the Engine[er] Running

While faculty and students were adjusting to digital classrooms, The University of Alabama’s staff was working to keep their offices productive from their homes. From advising students on their courses,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story,    /    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.