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College of Engineering Inducts 2024 Class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently honored six alumni and one former department head by inducting them into its 2024 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows….


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 8, 2024    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Awards and Honors, Events, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story   

UA Leading Project to Give EV Batteries Second Life    /  UA News

With $4 million in support from the United States Department of Energy, UA is partnering with Alabama Power and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. to develop and demonstrate ways to use…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 24, 2023    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , , , , ,   

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College of Engineering Welcomes New Members of Senior Leadership Team

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its senior leadership team. Dr. Sandy Pettit, Assistant Dean for Student Success, and Dr. Peter Ludovice, Executive Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program, assumed their roles at the start of the fall 2023 semester.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: October 9, 2023    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story    /    Features:   ,   

New Computing Center Expands Innovation Opportunities    /  UA News

A new high-performance computing center at The University of Alabama will enhance innovation and discovery while enriching student experiences that ready them to meet the challenges of tomorrow.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News   

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UA Students Seize Second Chance at Space Launch    /  UA News

A determined group of students at The University of Alabama are taking full advantage of a second opportunity at a project that could see their hard work launch into space after the last attempt ended in disappointment.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 7, 2023    /    Posted in:   Home Page Main Story, Students, UA News   

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Sets Autonomous Speed Records At Monza “Temple Of Speed”    /  indyautonomouschallenge.com

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) today announced that team PoliMOVE won the first-ever autonomous driving road course time trial competition, held at the Monza “Temple of Speed.” The historic feat…


Source: indyautonomouschallenge.com    /    Published: June 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, In The News   

College of Engineering to Host National 2023 Robotic Mining Challenge    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host 24 university teams from across the nation for the Robotic Mining Challenge May 22-26.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 17, 2023    /    Posted in:   Events, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Leading Effort For Stronger, Greener Concrete    /  UA News

Engineering researchers received $2.75 million in federal support to scale up a patent-pending innovation that uses carbon dioxide to strengthen concrete.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 8, 2023    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Partners, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

UA Partners with Air Force to Explore Space Innovation    /  UA News

Researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring how a single spacecraft could service several satellites orbiting the Earth in one trip, potentially extending the mission of the satellites.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 25, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Home Page Main Story, Partners, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Researchers Hope to Spur Adoption of Greener Jet Fuel    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are spearheading a project to demonstrate an innovative method to create jet fuel from plants, helping the airline industry meet goals for using…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 11, 2022    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Research, 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.