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A 3D Printing Lab Open to Creativity

When the forefathers of what we call the Internet were connecting their computer centers together in the 1960s, it is doubtful any could have predicted the radical changes the network…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 7, 2013    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, Students    /    Features:     

Through the Doors and Staying the Course

In many ways Larry Summerville is the realization of a dream that began more than 50 years ago. An African-American who studies engineering at The University of Alabama, he walks…


Author: Adam Jones and Judah Martin    /    Published: September 7, 2013    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA to Offer Concentration in Software Engineering    /  UA News

To meet growing demand for skilled, creative technology workers, The University of Alabama department of computer science will offer an option to concentrate in software engineering beginning this fall.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Students Learn First-Hand in Cooperative Education    /  UA News

More than 170 University of Alabama students during the summer of 2013 received a hands-on educational experience at more than 30 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 1, 2013    /    Posted in:   Students, UA News   

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UA Start-Up Companies Prep for July 12 Launchpad Presentations    /  UA News

Cell phones that charge wirelessly, orthopedic implants that safely degrade inside the body, and a social network designed to connect those in the construction industry: these are the central concepts behind three University of Alabama start-up companies competing July 12 in a statewide business competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Student Selected for Eisenhower Fellowship    /  UA News

The Federal Highway Administration recently awarded an Eisenhower Grant for Research Fellowship to Owen Killeen, a University of Alabama senior in civil engineering, as part of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 25, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Student Awarded NASA Fellowship    /  UA News

The NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship awarded University of Alabama civil engineering student Will Guin a renewable fellowship for graduate school.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 14, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Lunabotics Team to Defend Title    /  UA News

After winning first place in last year’s NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition, a team of students called Alabama Lunabotics from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will return to the competition May 20 at Kennedy Space Center.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 9, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Students Prepare Vehicle for Competition    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Society of Automotive Engineers’ formula team, Crimson Racing, will return to the SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. May 7-11.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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NSF Selects UA Students, Alumna for Highly Competitive Fellowships    /  UA News

The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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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.