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Baker Named Head of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

Dr. John Baker was recently named head of the department of aerospace engineering and mechanics in The University of Alabama College of Engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Van Zee Tapped to Lead UA Chemical and Biological Engineering Department

Dr. John Van Zee, an innovator of fuel-cell research, was named as head of the department of chemical and biological engineering at The University of Alabama College of Engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 19, 2012    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA working to increase high school interest in computer science

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1 million to grant to the University of Alabama to help improve interest in computer science among high school students. Beginning in…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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A reboot in recruiting women into computer science

Cassidy Lamm, who grew up loving Disney movies like The Lion King, hopes to help create the next generation of animated films. When she checked into the credentials of current…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 29, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Professor Selected for International Conference

Dr. Wei Song, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at The University of Alabama, will represent the structural control and monitoring community as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Sixth International Workshop on Structural Control and Monitoring.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 27, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Haskew Named Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. Timothy Haskew as head of the department of electrical and computer engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 3, 2012    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards

The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama professors for CAREER Awards totaling more than $1.6 million for research projects related to medical imaging, earthquake seismology and solar energy.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 5, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Big Event at UA to Study the Very Small

More than 180 scientists from 12 countries who research materials at the atomic scale will soon be on campus in what organizers said is a strong statement on the growing research reputation of The University of Alabama and its College of Engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 15, 2012    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Parrish Receives UA Engineering’s T. Morris Hackney Leadership Award

The University of Alabama College of Engineering announced Dr. Allen S. Parrish, professor and director of the Center for Advanced Public Safety, as the 2012 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 28, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Hosts Robotics Training Workshop for High-School Teachers

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host a robotics training workshop for Alabama K-12 teachers at Central High School in Tuscaloosa Saturday, Nov. 12. The goal of this workshop is to raise awareness of opportunities in computer science and technology through the exciting context of robotics programming.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 11, 2011    /    Posted in:   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.