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UA Professor, Student Recognized by Women Engineers

A University of Alabama engineering professor and recent engineering graduate received national recognition by the Society of Women Engineers.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Sponsoring Interactive Technology and Art Show

An art show sponsored by The University of Alabama brings interactive new media technologies and 3-D fabrication to Tuscaloosa’s Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in November.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 28, 2013    /    Posted in:   Outreach, UA News   

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UA Students, Professors Author Book Chapter on Autism App

Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 28, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Researchers Look to Butterflies to Improve Flight

A better understanding of the aerodynamic properties of butterfly wings may lead to improved human-made flight, according to research at The University of Alabama recently funded by the National Science Foundation.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 23, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Museum Event Features Fossils, 3D Printing

The community is invited to explore the world of fossils during National Fossil Day at the Alabama Museum of Natural History at Smith Hall on The University of Alabama’s campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 7, 2013    /    Posted in:   Outreach, UA News   

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UA Students Participate in Cooperative Education with Corporations

More than 150 University of Alabama students during the fall 2013 semester are receiving a hands-on educational experience at more than 30 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Students, UA News   

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UA Start-Up Firm Set for Launch After Placing in Business Competition

A University of Alabama start-up company developing technology to charge cell phones and other portable devices wirelessly was a winner in a state-wide business competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Professor Emeritus Elected to National Post

Dr. Daniel Turner, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recently elected as a vice president for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News   

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UA, Community Colleges Encourage Pursuit of Science, Math Teaching Careers

The University of Alabama’s impact on k-12 STEM education will grow over the next five years following the announcement of a $1.45 million grant from the National Science Foundation.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Outreach, Students, UA News   

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UA Emeritus Engineering Professor Recognized for Achievement

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recognized for his lifetime achievements in ceramic science and engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 27, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, 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.