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UA Researchers Building Communication Robot for Law Enforcement    /  UA News

Engineering and communication researchers at The University of Alabama are building the next generation of affordable law enforcement robotic technology.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 24, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications    /  UA News

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 11, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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NASA Mission to Include Contributions from UA Engineering    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will contribute to a pioneering spaceflight mission set to launch in 2025.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 2, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Students Win Gilman International Scholarships    /  UA News

The scholarships will enable students to study abroad during the 2021-2022 academic year.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News   

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UA Engineering Researchers Investigating Solutions for Jet Biofuel    /  UA News

The study is part of a $3.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Drive to Succeed at Home and Abroad    /  UA News

Austin Pearson did not speak German when he came to The University of Alabama, but now has lived, learned and worked as an engineering student and intern in Germany as…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News,    /    Features:   ,   

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Student Receives Top Award from the Society of Women Engineers    /  UA News

The senior majoring in chemical engineering was honored in November by the organization, which has more than 40,000 members globally.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Students, UA News,   

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Biomedical Sciences Team Joins The University of Alabama    /  UA News

Three professors specializing in biomedical sciences, biochemistry and bioengineering will join The University of Alabama, boosting research and innovation in novel design and engineering of advanced drug delivery systems.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 1, 2020    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News,    /    Features:     

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Even With Less Traffic, Drivers Should Use Caution During Holidays    /  UA News

There has been less traffic and fewer traffic crashes reported in Alabama during the pandemic, but caution is urged for drivers over the holidays because although there have been less…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 20, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, UA News    /    Features:     

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Distinguished UA Engineering Professor Honored with Burnum Award    /  UA News

Awarded annually to recognize and promote excellence in research, scholarship and teaching, the Burnum Award recognizes distinguished careers at UA.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 20, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, 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.