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Leaving Home for a Brighter Future    /  UA News

Nasir Eisty has come a long way from the small Bangladeshi town where he grew up. But the constant love and care from his parents and teachers made it possible to get where he is today.


Author: Melissa Parker    /    Published: July 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Students, UA News,   

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NASA Selects UA Engineering Research Team for New Space Travel Program

NOTE: This story was written before the novel coronavirus pandemic. NASA has chosen The University of Alabama as one of 14 universities in its new program to innovate space travel….


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: June 25, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

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UA students plan space launch watch party    /  WVUA

We spoke to some members of The University of Alabama’s Bama-1 Cube Sat Project. It’s part of UA’s space program that focuses on reducing space debris. They were having a launch…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: May 27, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Students   

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Eleven UA Students Win Fulbright Awards    /  WVUA

Eleven University of Alabama students won Fulbright Awards. The Fulbright program is the most prestigious U.S. international exchange program, offering one-year grants for independent study and research. Two UA students received research…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: May 21, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research, Students   

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AM/NS Calvert donates PPE to University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital    /  Yellowhammer

Alabama steel-manufacturer AM/NS Calvert recently made a donation of face shields and “ear savers” to the University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital.  A release from the company detailed…


Source: Yellowhammer    /    Published: May 12, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students   

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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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UA to offer summer course about COVID-19    /  ABC 33/40

This summer The University of Alabama will be offering a class that students can take to learn more about the COVID-19 virus and its long-lasting impacts. The class is called “Catalysts for Change: Creative Solutions for Fighting Coronavirus”….


Source: ABC 33/40    /    Published: May 9, 2020    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus    /  UA News

Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 8, 2020    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2020 Outstanding Senior

Peyton Strickland, who studied aerospace engineering and mechanics at The University of Alabama, received the 2020 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. Part of the University Honors Program and the…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    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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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.