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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:   ,   

UA Research on Renewable Energy Systems Leads to Patent    /  UA News

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 patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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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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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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Engineering Student Tops UA’s Inaugural 3MT Competition    /  UA News

A University of Alabama graduate student from the College of Engineering claimed the top prize in the University’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition, while another engineering graduate student won the “People’s Choice” award Wednesday night.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 22, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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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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UA Study: Holiday Driving Dangerous, More So Just Before Christmas    /  UA News

The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 19, 2013    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Research Office to Host Innovation Day    /  UA News

From a student-run company offering small-loans to fellow entrepreneurs to a faculty member’s approach to lowering replacement costs for electric vehicle batteries, a variety of innovative approaches will be outlined during The University of Alabama’s first Innovation Day set for Friday, Nov. 15.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 11, 2013    /    Posted in:   Outreach, Research, UA News   

Engineering Researcher Named UA’s Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor    /  UA News

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 at the UA President’s Mansion.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 4, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    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.