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UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications    /  UA News

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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NASA Mission to Include Contributions from UA Engineering    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will contribute to a pioneering spaceflight mission set to launch in 2025.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Students Win Gilman International Scholarships    /  UA News

The scholarships will enable students to study abroad during the 2021-2022 academic year.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Researchers Investigating Solutions for Jet Biofuel    /  UA News

The study is part of a $3.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Remote Control

Over the summer, chemical and biological engineering faculty were able to bring a long-planned idea to fruition for their students. For the first time at The University of Alabama, the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 15, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Research, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

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Faithful, Loyal, Firm and True

Leaving campus abruptly mid-semester was a tough adjustment for many students. Plans and competitions were canceled. Research and class projects were put on hold. Not having the in-person support of…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 14, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Students,   

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Virtual Reality

Two forward-thinking University of Alabama engineering faculty members have started a research project evaluating the quality of online engineering education in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Derek Williamson, civil,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering,    /    Features:   ,   

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Ingenuity in a Crisis

As the country came together in the spring of 2020 to help out fellow Americans during the novel coronavirus pandemic, University of Alabama alumni and students also stepped up to…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 12, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students,   

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Keeping the Engine[er] Running

While faculty and students were adjusting to digital classrooms, The University of Alabama’s staff was working to keep their offices productive from their homes. From advising students on their courses,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story,    /    Features:   , ,   

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Pandemic Parenting

As faculty scrambled to adjust their classes from in-person to online this spring, they also had to deal with learning technology they hadn’t used before and outside factors like full…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: January 8, 2021    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story,    /    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.