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UA Cooperative Education Director Honored with National Award    /  UA News

Roy Gregg, director of the University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program, will receive national recognition for his contributions to the field.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News   

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Artificial Affections    /  Crimson White

Spike Jonze’s most recent work, “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, is a “boy-meets-operating-system” romance story, with equal parts sci-fi and drama. The film takes place in the not-so-distant…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

Three Teams with UA Ties Set for Business Start-up Competition    /  UA News

Three companies affiliated with The University of Alabama are set to compete in a state-wide Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA professors secure patent for renewable energy sources    /  Science Daily

Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States…


Source: Science Daily    /    Published: December 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Research on Renewable Energy Systems Leads to Patent    /  UA News

Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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College of Engineering sees growth    /  Crimson White

Ten years, four buildings and $270,222,013 later, the Science and Engineering Quad on the northeast side of campus is home to new laboratories and state-of-the-art technology. Shelby Hall, named for…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: December 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Absence of 3D Printing in Schools Already Considered a Disadvantage    /  Softpedia

Even though it’s still an emerging technology, 3D printing has begun to truly excite everyone when present, and discourage them when absent. Some are heeding the call, preparing 3D printing…


Source: Softpedia    /    Published: November 22, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students   

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Universities create 3D printing spaces but at unequal paces    /  USA Today

Earlier this week, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) held its annual International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in San Diego. Paramount was a discussion on 3D printing and…


Source: USA Today    /    Published: November 21, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students   

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New Lecture Series Honors Retired UA Metallurgical Professor    /  UA News

A new lecture series to honor a University of Alabama emeritus professor aims to present high visibility topics in the fields of metallurgical and materials engineering and design to students and the public.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 20, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, UA News   

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UA Professor to Help Group Promote Computer-Science Education    /  UA News

Dr. Jeff Gray, a University of Alabama associate professor of computer science, has been invited to serve on Code.org’s Education Advisory Council.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 12, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    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.