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Celebrating the Accomplishments of First-Generation Students

The University of Alabama is hosting a week of celebration for first-generation college students from Nov. 6-11. With support, recognition and celebration as the foundational elements of the week, the College of Engineering decided to sit down with two first-generation college students to learn more about their experiences and the advice they have for other first-generation students.

Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: November 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Students Seize Second Chance at Space Launch    /  UA News

A determined group of students at The University of Alabama are taking full advantage of a second opportunity at a project that could see their hard work launch into space after the last attempt ended in disappointment.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 7, 2023    /    Posted in:   Home Page Main Story, Students, UA News   

Honors Students Give Back to Community With Engage Tuscaloosa    /  UA News

The mission is to engage K-12 students by providing them with strong role models, building strong relationships and exposing them to new things and ideas. Ben Anderson, a junior studying…

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Outreach, Students   

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars    /  UA News

The latest selections bring UA’s number of Goldwater Scholars to 62. Skylar Elliott is a Randall Research Scholar studying metallurgical engineering. Elliott, a UA Honors College student, has been working under Dr. Gregory Kubacki in the metallurgical and materials engineering department to determine how novel surface processes and fabrication techniques affect localized corrosion for high-strength alloys.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 14, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

UA’s ‘Special Culture’ Inspires Champion Ballroom Dancer, Graduate    /  UA News

Jayna Enguita credits UA’s welcoming atmosphere for bringing her to the Capstone.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 6, 2023    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students   

Concrete Canoe    /  Engineering Special Story

The ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC) challenges students to use a well-known and widely used material, concrete, for an innovative and unexpected purpose: to create a functional water vessel.

Source: Engineering Special Story    /    Published: April 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Students   

Concrete Canoe – Meet The Team

Bama Blitz is just around the corner and the Concrete Canoe team hopes to make a splash at next year’s regional competition with the help of a milled mold bought…

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 29, 2023    /    Posted in:   Students   

University of Alabama Program Uses Drones for Grand Mesa Snowpack Study    /  The Daily Sentinel

Tuan Luong hasn’t had a lot of experience with snow in his life, growing up in mostly tropical Vietnam before enrolling at the University of Alabama for its aerospace engineering and mechanics program. That’s changed in the past two years, however, because of his visits to Grand Mesa.

Source: The Daily Sentinel    /    Published: February 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Research, Students   

UA Engineering Student Selected for Prestigious Aerospace Fellowship    /  UA News

Lilly Saub is one of 47 undergraduate students in the nation selected for the Brooke Owens Fellowship, a nationally acclaimed nonprofit program that awards exceptional women and gender minorities with…

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 14, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

PoliMOVE Wins Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered By Cisco At Texas Motor Speedway Under Adverse Weather Conditions    /  Indy Autonomous Challenge

Team PoliMOVE won The Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco at Texas Motor Speedway, competing in a field of six autonomous racing teams.

Source: Indy Autonomous Challenge    /    Published: November 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Engineering, In The News, Students   

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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.