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UA Engineering Student Awarded U.S. Department of Transportation Fellowship

A University of Alabama engineering doctoral student was awarded a national fellowship with the U.S. Department of Transportation. Gabi Willis, a civil engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded a fellowship with…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: March 2, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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UA students take part in Bama Bits and Bytes Program    /  WVUA

Local middle-school aged girls are getting a head start in their careers by enhancing their skills in the STEM fields through various hands on projects. Middle school girls in grades…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: February 28, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach, Students   

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UA STEM Students among Nation’s Top 20 in 20s    /  UA News

Two University of Alabama College of Engineering students are among the nation’s top 20 science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, students in their 20s.


Author: Joe Daniel and Alana Norris    /    Published: February 25, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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NASA Announces Next Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions    /  NASA

NASA has selected 18 small research satellites from 11 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets launching in 2021, 2022 and 2023. The selected CubeSats were proposed by educational…


Source: NASA    /    Published: February 24, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Chemical Engineering Doctoral Candidate Earns Research Award

A University of Alabama engineering student’s research presentation was awarded a top honor at a recent international conference. Kathryn O’Harra, a chemical engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded first place for…


Author: Brooklyn Pfanstiel    /    Published: February 21, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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UA to offer degree in Cyber Security    /  WVUA

The University of Alabama is set to offer a new degree one for cyber security. The University’s Board of Trustees approved the program earlier this month. Students can choose it…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: February 20, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Students   

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UA to Offer Degree in Cyber Security    /  UA News

In response to the growing need for professionals skilled in the protection of digital information, The University of Alabama will offer a degree in cyber security starting this fall.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 18, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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What’s New in HPC Research: Quantum Clouds, Interatomic Models, Genetic Algorithms & More    /  HPC Wire

In this bimonthly feature, HPCwire highlights newly published research in the high-performance computing community and related domains. From parallel programming to exascale to quantum computing, the details are here. Linear…


Source: HPC Wire    /    Published: February 17, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research, Students   

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Test engineers advise university’s design class    /  Redstone Rocket

Andrew Carnegie once said, “We learn by doing.” Senior metallurgical and materials engineering students at the University of Alabama are doing just that thanks to two engineers from the Redstone…


Source: Redstone Rocket    /    Published: February 11, 2020    /    Posted in:   Alumni, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students   

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Cyber Security Scholarships Available to UA Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama received a five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships to UA students interested in pursuing government careers in cyber security.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, 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.