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Summer Program Faculty Directors and Participants Represent College at Emerging Researchers National Conference

Drs. Steven Weinman and Stephen Ritchie recently represented the College of Engineering at the 2024 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Washington, D.C.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 13, 2024    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

Engineering Doctoral Student Selected for National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Britney Mack, a first-year doctoral student studying chemical engineering, has been selected for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program, the nation’s oldest fellowship program. This prestigious fellowship was…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: May 3, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students   

From Discouraged to Determined: Graduate Aims for the Stars    /  UA News

Growing up, Sindhu Belki was often discouraged from reaching for the stars. Belki knew she wanted to pursue a career in aeronautics from a young age, but she realized she would…


Author: Grace Owens    /    Published: April 29, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Students, UA News   

Love at First SITE    /  UA News

Countless couples have started relationships at The University of Alabama. For Hannah and Jack Houser, you can say it was love at first SITE, as in the Student Introduction to…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 29, 2024    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News   

3 UA Students Earn Boren Scholarships for Foreign Study    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama students have received Boren Scholarships for the study of languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 24, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Partners, Students, UA News   

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Engages Local Students Through “Noches de Ciencias” Event

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers hosted its second annual Noches de Ciencias event on March 28. Partnering with the Hispanic Latino Association and the Association of Latino Professionals for…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: April 18, 2024    /    Posted in:   Outreach, Students   

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Crimson Racing Prepares for Upcoming Formula SAE Competitions

Crimson Racing is gearing up to participate in its next set of competitive endeavors. The team will attend the Formula South Invitational in Kennesaw, Georgia, this month and the Formula…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: April 18, 2024    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students   

Clayton Selected as Recipient of UA’s Non-Traditional Thesis and Project Thesis Award

Jonathan Clayton, a non-thesis master’s student studying civil engineering, was recently selected as the recipient of The University of Alabama’s Non-Traditional Thesis and Project Thesis Award.  Clayton’s thesis project involved…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: March 18, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students,   

3 UA Students Awarded Brooke Owens Fellowships    /  UA News

Three University of Alabama students were among 47 from around the nation selected for the prestigious Brooke Owens Fellowship, a nationally acclaimed nonprofit program that awards exceptional women and gender minorities…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: March 7, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

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Westermeyer selected for Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties program

Joey Westermeyer, a graduate student studying aerospace engineering, was selected as a fellow for the Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties program. The program inducts “20 of the brightest, most driven…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: March 1, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, 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.