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A lesson in 3-D: Printing technology demonstrated at Science Sunday    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Fossilized fish bones sat beside plastic shark teeth, printed by modern 3-D printers Sunday in Smith Hall on the University of Alabama campus. The UA Museum of Natural History hosted…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: January 26, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach   

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Two startups with University of Alabama ties advance in Alabama Launchpad competition    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Two companies with University of Alabama affiliations are among seven startups selected to advance to the next phase of the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. The Economic…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: January 24, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research   

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Artificial Affections    /  Crimson White

Spike Jonze’s most recent work, “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, is a “boy-meets-operating-system” romance story, with equal parts sci-fi and drama. The film takes place in the not-so-distant…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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Professors voice predictions for the new year    /  Crimson White

A resurgence of MySpace, the return of the slip dress and widespread 3-D printing are just a few of the things we can look forward to in 2014 if The…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: January 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach   

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Public/Private Sector Collaboration Improves Building Safety    /  Fire Engineering

Federal agencies conclude and agree that code adoption and compliance, training for code officials and updating codes based on lessons learned from natural disasters are major factors in creating more…


Source: Fire Engineering    /    Published: January 11, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Research   

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Fitness Training for the Real World    /  Business Alabama

The decades old training model of the college co-op seems designed for today’s lean and hungry job market. Employers get a semester or more of “interview” time. Students bulk up…


Source: Business Alabama    /    Published: January 11, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students   

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Alabama Launchpad features three firms with ties to the University of Alabama    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Three companies with University of Alabama ties are among the 12 teams selected to compete in the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition, a contest designed to help…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 20, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama winter graduation exercises today    /  The Tuscaloosa News

When Charles Williams Jr., the engineering manager for the city of Jackson, Miss., finished his undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the University of Mississippi in 1996, he didn’t plan…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 14, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Seat belt sound off: Do belts make school buses safer?    /  KLTV 7

With multiple school bus wrecks this week, East Texans are speaking up about installing seat belts on buses… According to studies by the National Safety Council and University of Alabama,…


Source: KLTV 7    /    Published: December 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   In The News, Research   

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UA professors secure patent for renewable energy sources    /  Science Daily

Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States…


Source: Science Daily    /    Published: December 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    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.