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College of Engineering sees growth    /  Crimson White

Ten years, four buildings and $270,222,013 later, the Science and Engineering Quad on the northeast side of campus is home to new laboratories and state-of-the-art technology. Shelby Hall, named for…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: December 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Grad student Will Guin wins 3MT competition at University of Alabama    /  The Tuscaloosa News

An engineering graduate student has claimed the top prize in the University of Alabama’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition, a program designed to help students present their complex work in…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: November 26, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Ajay Agrawal Named UA’s Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Prof    /   India West

Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, professor and Robert F. Barfield Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2013 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award Nov. 15.


Source: India West    /    Published: November 25, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, In The News, Mechanical Engineering    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama study: Christmastime traffic worse than other holidays    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A recent study of Alabama traffic data by the University of Alabama’s Center for Advanced Public Safety predicts the days near Christmas this year will likely be more dangerous on…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: November 23, 2013    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

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Absence of 3D Printing in Schools Already Considered a Disadvantage    /  Softpedia

Even though it’s still an emerging technology, 3D printing has begun to truly excite everyone when present, and discourage them when absent. Some are heeding the call, preparing 3D printing…


Source: Softpedia    /    Published: November 22, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students   

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Big-name companies drawn to recruit at UA    /  Crimson White

Employers want talent. Travis Railsback, executive director of The University of Alabama Career Center, said employers want a talent pool they can continue to pull from to grow a successful…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: November 21, 2013    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students   

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Universities create 3D printing spaces but at unequal paces    /  USA Today

Earlier this week, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) held its annual International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in San Diego. Paramount was a discussion on 3D printing and…


Source: USA Today    /    Published: November 21, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research, Students   

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Academic pitch helped Bama land Hand    /  CBS Sports

Five-star defensive end Da’Shawn Hand (Woodbridge, Va.) committed to Alabama last Thursday, which surprised many who had him penciled in as part of Michigan‘s 2014 class. Anyone who has ever…


Source: CBS Sports    /    Published: November 18, 2013    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students    /    Features:     

The Tinkerer    /  Business Alabama

If Jim Busby were to write a book, it might be called “How to tinker your way onto the New York Stock Exchange.” While the tale of how Busby started…


Source: Business Alabama    /    Published: November 1, 2013    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News   

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Alabama Mercedes worker: ‘This job has changed me as a person.’    /  Made in Alabama

University of Alabama engineering professor Bharat Balasubramanian said another reason Mercedes is considered a top employer is its emphasis on training and the continued qualification of its staff and engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    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.