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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:     

Engineering Researcher Named UA’s Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor    /  UA News

Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor and Robert F. Barfield Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2013 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award Nov. 15 at the UA President’s Mansion.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 4, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Professor, Student Recognized by Women Engineers    /  UA News

A University of Alabama engineering professor and recent engineering graduate received national recognition by the Society of Women Engineers.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Students, Professors Author Book Chapter on Autism App    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 28, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Researchers Look to Butterflies to Improve Flight    /  UA News

A better understanding of the aerodynamic properties of butterfly wings may lead to improved human-made flight, according to research at The University of Alabama recently funded by the National Science Foundation.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 23, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama Mercedes worker: ‘This job has changed me as a person.’    /  Made in Alabama

University of Alabama engineering professor Bharat Balasubramanian said another reason Mercedes is considered a top employer is its emphasis on training and the continued qualification of its staff and engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

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Mercedes accelerating Alabama operation with two new models, workforce expansion    /  Made in Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – For Mercedes-Benz in Alabama, it all began with the M-Class, a groundbreaking automobile that’s credited with creating the premium SUV segment… Bharat Balasubramanian, a University of Alabama engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

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UA Professor Emeritus Elected to National Post    /  UA News

Dr. Daniel Turner, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recently elected as a vice president for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News   

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UA Emeritus Engineering Professor Recognized for Achievement    /  UA News

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recognized for his lifetime achievements in ceramic science and engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 27, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News   

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UA Helps Area Teachers Transition to New STEM Curriculum    /  UA News

A group of professors at The University of Alabama are helping K-12 teachers in West Alabama change how they teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 18, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA 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.