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Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards    /  UA News

Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 14, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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AEM Assistant Professor Receives ION’s Samuel Burka Award

Dr. Jordan Larson, assistant professor in The University of Alabama’s aerospace engineering and mechanics department, was recently recognized by the Institute of Navigation, or ION, for his research efforts. The…


Author: Joe Daniel    /    Published: May 13, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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Three UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships    /  UA News

Three UA students will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2020-2022.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: May 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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Four projects receive funding from University of Alabama CyberSeed program    /  Alabama Newscenter

Four promising research projects received funding from the University of Alabama CyberSeed program, part of the UA Office for Research and Economic Development. The pilot seed-funding program promotes research across disciplines…


Source: Alabama Newscenter    /    Published: May 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   , , , , , ,   

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ECE Assistant Professor Named a SPIE DCS Rising Researcher

The International Society for Optics and Photonics, or SPIE, has recognized a member of The University of Alabama’s engineering faculty as one of the 13 Rising Researchers in the 2020…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: May 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program    /  UA News

Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,   

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UA Student Recognized as 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow

Nasir Eisty, a doctoral candidate in the computer science department at The University of Alabama, has been selected as a 2020 Better Scientific Software Fellow. “Being a software engineering researcher…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 29, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students   

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UA names new director of Center for Sustainable Infrastructure

The University of Alabama’s Center for Sustainable Infrastructure has named a new director. Dr. Daan Liang, a professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has taken the new role as…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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UA students offer space-centered virtual classroom to Alabama schools    /  alabamanewscenter.com

Students at the University of Alabama are continuing outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.  The group of students called UASpace has created lessons using…


Source: alabamanewscenter.com    /    Published: April 15, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students   

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UA Satellite Team Offering Virtual Space Lessons    /  UA News

A team of students at The University of Alabama building a small satellite as part of a NASA program are continuing their outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 8, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, 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.