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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   

UA Junior Receives National Aerospace Fellowship    /  UA News

Simran Dhoju was one of 51 students in the nation to earn a Brooke Owens Fellowship, a nationally acclaimed program that awards exceptional undergraduate women and gender minorities studying the…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News   

Ready for liftoff: UASpace launches satellite    /  The Crimson White

Nine UA students are traveling to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to watch BAMA-1, a small CubeSat satellite, launch in person. Members, advisers and supporters of UASpace can watch the launch through…

Source: The Crimson White    /    Published: February 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

UA Part of First Place Self-Driving Racecar Team    /  UA News

The team PoliMOVE formed by Politecnico di Milano, an Italian university, that included a professor and a graduate student from UA won the Autonomous Challenge at CES, making history as…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 21, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Team’s PoliMOVE Holds the Title of “World’s Fastest Autonomous Racecar”    /

A team comprised of University of Alabama Engineering’s Crimson Autonomous Racing (CAR) Team and University of Milan engineering students and faculty have been working together to build and race an…

Source:    /    Published: January 7, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

Santa’s Helpers: Students Build Script A Wheelchair Lift    /  UA News

After graduating, five students stayed in Tuscaloosa an extra week to perfect their senior design project – a mechanical wheelchair lift – before presenting it as a Christmas gift to…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Satellite Made By UA Students Ready for Launch    /  UA News

If everything goes as planned, in January a small satellite made by the students will be launched into space.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 13, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Students, UA News   

Graduate Discovers Legacy at UA, Creates a New One    /  UA News

Graduate Noah Evan Strong is proud to be the first person in his family to attend UA, and is even prouder of his familial connection to the University.

Author: Jamon Smith    /    Published: December 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, 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.

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