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Building a Warrior

Continuing in his quest to become the next American Ninja Warrior, an engineering alumnus of The University of Alabama competed in the nationally televised finals of the strength and endurance…

Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: June 29, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Home Page Main Story,   

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InSPIREd to Lead

Joe Hampton’s determination to succeed brought him to The University of Alabama where he learned technical engineering skills and gathered the tools he needed to become an empowered leader. Hampton,…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Home Page Main Story,   

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Saving the Planet One Smart Building at a Time

It’s a Friday night, and you have invited a houseful of people over for a dinner party. Your mind is spinning with the details: cooking, cleaning and decorating. You think…

Author: Hannah Price    /    Published: October 16, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Remote Sensing Center, Research, Students,    /    Features:     

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The Sound of Engineering

The University of Alabama is now the place where technical engineering skills and musical talent meet. The College of Engineering added a musical audio engineering degree to its catalog this…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: October 15, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Students,    /    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.