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UA Professors, Student Develop Cyber Security Curriculum for U.S. Civil Air Patrol

During her freshman year of college, Lacey Wicks was doing something many people do: making an online purchase. Soon afterwards, she started noticing unfamiliar charges to her credit card and realized she’d been hacked.

Author: Brinkley Pearce    /    Published: June 10, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Home Page Main Story, Students,    /    Features:   ,   

Student Robotics Team Ready For Another Title Run    /  UA News

One of the most successful student teams at The University of Alabama gearing up to win another national title.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 20, 2022    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

University of Alabama astrobotics team prepares to defend string of national titles    /  Tuscaloosa News

The Alabama Astrobotics team is preparing to defend a long string of national championships in the NASA Lunabotics competition to be held at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The…

Source: Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: May 18, 2022    /    Posted in:   In The News, Students   

Engineering Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship    /  UA News

A doctoral student has become the first University of Alabama student ever chosen for the highly selective Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Student Earns Hollings Scholarship    /  UA News

UA student Kittson Hamill of Huntsville is the recipient of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Racecar Sets New Autonomous Land Speed Record At Historic Kennedy Space Center    /

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) racecar, a Dallara AV-21 programmed by team PoliMOVE from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and the University of Alabama (USA), set a new land speed world…

Source:    /    Published: April 28, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Chosen for Next Round of National Vehicle Competition    /  UA News

Building on its success in the previous two competitions, The University of Alabama was selected as one of 15 North American institutions to participate in the upcoming EcoCAR EV Challenge.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 27, 2022    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship for 2022-2023    /  UA News

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected a student from The University of Alabama as a Goldwater Scholar for 2022-2023.

Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 5, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA’s Cyber Security Program Hosts Virtual Capture the Flag Competition

In conjunction with The University of Alabama’s Cyber Security Club Crimson Defense and UA’s Digital Forensics and Control System Security Lab, the UA College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science…

Author: Sarah Graham    /    Published: March 31, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Students    /    Features:     

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity    /  UA News

More than 400 students from across campus will share their work with the community at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 4.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 21, 2022    /    Posted in:   Events, Students, UA News   

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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.