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From robotics to radar engineering and everything in between, female engineering professors at UA are leaving their mark on the College and the entire engineering industry through their groundbreaking research…


Author: Gillian Castro and Alana Norris    /    Published: November 14, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research,    /    Features:   ,   

Dr. Viola L. Acoff

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Dr. Viola L. Acoff, associate dean for undergraduate and graduate programs, was the first African American female faculty member in The University of Alabama College of Engineering. Hired in 1994,…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: November 5, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach    /    Features:     

History of UA Women in Engineering

Engineering at The University of Alabama began in 1837, but it was not until the 1920s that women started to enroll in the College of Engineering. In 1939, Rose Rabinowitz,…


Author: Gillian Castro and Alana Norris    /    Published: November 2, 2018    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, Students,    /    Features:     

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UA engineers build structure that could survive a natural disaster    /  WVUA

A building has now been made to survive the impact of an earthquake, and possibly a hurricane. UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA engineers built a two-story structure to stand strong in the wake of…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 25, 2018    /    Posted in:   Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

Students manning a table at E-day out on the science and engineering quad

UA College of Engineering hosts E-Day    /  WVUA

UA’s College of Engineering hosted more than 1,000 students today for E-day. The day was dedicated to educating young students about the world of STEM, or science, technology, engineering and…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 6, 2018    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Outreach, Students   

Tuskegee partners for Women in Computer Science    /  Black Engineer

Women make up 47 percent of the workforce in the United States,  but most computer science jobs are filled by men, says Computer Science dot org. This August, the National…


Source: Black Engineer    /    Published: October 5, 2018    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach   

College of Engineering Hosts E-Day to Inspire Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host more than 1,000 students for a day dedicated to educating young students about the world of STEM.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: September 26, 2018    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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Traffic Management Center at UA to help with Gameday Traffic    /  WVUA

Alabama’s home opener is now just three days away. The University of Alabama, ALDOT and the City of Tuscaloosa are doing more to monitor traffic coming to and leaving the city…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: September 7, 2018    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach   

Supervisors Fund New Position to Work on Santa Barbara County Emergency Preparedness, Outreach    /  Nooz Hawk

The Board of Supervisors funded a community outreach liaison on Tuesday, and the new position will work on Santa Barbara County emergency-preparedness efforts … There is another survey asking for input on…


Source: Nooz Hawk    /    Published: August 29, 2018    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, In The News, Outreach, Research    /    Features:     

Schools encouraged to apply for $1,500 state grant for robotics programs    /  AL.com

Middle and high school officials interested in earning a $1,500 grant to improve or expand their robotics programs have until Aug. 31 to apply, according to the Alabama State Department of…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: August 24, 2018    /    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.