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UA Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards    /  UA News

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    /  UA News

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    /  UA News

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    /  UA News

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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College Board Selects UA as Test Site for New Computer Science AP Program    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is one of 10 selected schools to participate in the College Board’s Advanced Placement Pilot Study to develop and test a new computer science course and exam.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 21, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News   

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Google Awards UA Computer Science Grant    /  UA News

Google recently awarded Dr. Jeff Gray, associate professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, a $15,000 grant to fund a computer science program for high school teachers July 25-27.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 6, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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Google awards UA computer science professor $15,000 grant    /  AL.com

University of Alabama associate professor of computer science Jeff Gray was awarded a $15,000 grant by Google this week to fund a computer science program for high school teachers July…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: July 6, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

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Public to Use UA Co-Developed Network to Document Oil-Spill Fallout    /  UA News

Think of how easy it has become to take out your mobile smartphone and capture important photos in just seconds. Now, through the work of a University of Alabama computer scientist and his colleagues, you can utilize that technology to help scientists and researchers build a database of critical images during a natural disaster or crisis.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 13, 2010    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Appoints Back as Director of Construction Engineering Program    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. W. Edward Back director of the Construction Engineering Program.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 12, 2009    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, 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.