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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   

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UA Researchers Developing Way for Materials to Repair Themselves    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring a promising path to self-repair for materials often used in the aerospace industry, possibly saving time and money while improving safety.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 25, 2022    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Home Page Main Story, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Technology to Aid National Nutrition Study    /  UA News

A wearable device that tracks diet developed by researchers at The University of Alabama will be used as part of a study of individual nutritional responses.

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 15, 2022    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Home Page Main Story, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Selected for U.S. Cyber Command Network    /  UA News

UA has been selected as one of only 84 charter members of the U.S. Defense Department’s Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) Academic Engagement Network. This is a tremendous accomplishment that solidifies the…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 15, 2022    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

Burnum Award Winners Honored, Provide Lectures Feb. 21    /  UA News

The 2019 and 2020 recipients of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award will be honored and provide lectures during a special ceremony Feb. 21.

Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: February 14, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Finalists for Dean of Engineering to Meet Campus Starting Feb. 14    /  UA News

The UA campus community is invited to attend presentations by the four finalists for the position of dean of the College of Engineering starting Feb. 14.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 13, 2022    /    Posted in:   Events, 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   

Life Research Director Selected as National Fellow    /  UA News

AAAS elected Dr. Sharlene Newman from The University of Alabama to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honors within the scientific community.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 26, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    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:     

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:     


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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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