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Premier award recipients named    /  Crimson White

The recipients of the 2014 Premier Awards were announced last week and will be recognized during Honors Week at The University of Alabama. The 2014 Premier Awards, the University’s highest…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: March 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Tickets start Monday on three new camera-monitored intersections    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Starting Monday, tickets will be issued for red-light violations captured by cameras at three new intersections across the city… Steven L. Jones Jr., an associate professor in the University of Alabama’s…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: March 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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ASCE preps for national competition    /  Crimson White

Members of the University of Alabama chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers insist that engineers do, in fact, have fun, recounting times they raced concrete canoes and visited…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: March 6, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Engineering professor makes name for himself in musical world    /  Crimson White

Alan Lane is not the typical chemical engineering professor: He doubles as Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, singer and songwriter. With a head of gray hair and a face framed by a…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 24, 2014    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News   

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Seat belt use is required in other vehicles, but why not school buses?    /  Monroe News Star

The effectiveness of seat belts — both lap belts and shoulder straps — in reducing injuries and deaths in automobile accidents is widely documented in studies and backed up by…


Source: Monroe News Star    /    Published: February 23, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research   

University of Alabama’s Dr. Amy Lang researching practical applications of butterfly, shark scales    /  Mosaic Magazine

Horsepower allows cars to move faster with more power. Fins allow surfers to maneuver their boards through the water. In the case of a plane crash, passengers evacuate onto the…


Source: Mosaic Magazine    /    Published: February 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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College of Engineering to offer 2 new degrees    /  Crimson White

University of Alabama students will have two new majors to choose from in the fall. The College of Engineering will add degrees in environmental engineering and architectural engineering to meet…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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January storm brought increase in serious wrecks on rural roads    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Predictably, wrecks on Alabama roadways increased during the winter storm that surprised the state two weeks ago, though most of the severe accidents occurred on rural routes free of congestion…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: February 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News   

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3D-printed molecule provides new perspective for cancer research    /  Gizmag

While two-dimensional modeling of double-stranded DNA molecules has been useful for the purpose of cancer research, the composition of the G-quadruplex, a four-stranded DNA sequence, has proven a different beast….


Source: Gizmag    /    Published: February 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach, Research   

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Former LSU student, current UA students, develops new app    /   The Daily Reveille

With mobile games constantly growing in popularity, one former University student has developed his own piece of the pie. Hakeem Hasan, former University student and CEO of Nasah Apps, created MoWo.


Source: The Daily Reveille    /    Published: February 10, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students   

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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.