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Universities create 3D printing spaces but at unequal paces

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…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    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

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…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 18, 2013    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students    /    Features:     

The Tinkerer

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…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    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.’

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…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    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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Mercedes accelerating Alabama operation with two new models, workforce expansion

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – For Mercedes-Benz in Alabama, it all began with the M-Class, a groundbreaking automobile that’s credited with creating the premium SUV segment… Bharat Balasubramanian, a University of Alabama engineering…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    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:     

Student teaches, leads community

Classmates say that when senior David Phelps enters a room, he brings an energy unlike any other. Phelps has played in the African Drum Corp, visited Ghana, attended Well College…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 25, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, In The News, Students   

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Can Anything Be Done To Tornado-Proof A House?

Linda Wertheimer talks to Professor Andrew Graettinger of the University of Alabama about what can be to strengthen buildings and save lives when tornadoes strike. He was part of a…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 22, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research   

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Alabama found lacking in computer science students

With more job opportunities than any other college major these days, computer science is hot. The Bureau of Labor says there will be up to 800,000 new jobs in this…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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2013 Alabama Robotics Competition set for April 6 at UA

More than 350 students from all over the state of Alabama will compete in the 2013 Alabama Robotics Competition at the University of Alabama on April 6. Competing students range…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA working to increase high school interest in computer science

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1 million to grant to the University of Alabama to help improve interest in computer science among high school students. Beginning in…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    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.