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UA Professor Leads Effort to Teach Computer Science in High Schools    /  UA News

Continuing efforts to introduce computer science to high school students, a $1 million grant was awarded to The University of Alabama to train teachers in a new computer-science course and future College Board AP exam.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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Renowned Engineer, Author to Speak at UA    /  UA News

Dr. Henry Petroski, professor, author and a leading expert on engineering failures throughout history, will visit The University of Alabama campus Nov. 7, capping his visit with a public lecture in the Ferguson Center.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 23, 2012    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News   

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UA Engineering Professor Selected for International Conference    /  UA News

Dr. Wei Song, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at The University of Alabama, will represent the structural control and monitoring community as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Sixth International Workshop on Structural Control and Monitoring.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 27, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA College of Engineering to Host Open House    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host Engineering Day, or E-Day, an open house for high-school students and their families, Thursday, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 19, 2012    /    Posted in:   Outreach, UA News   

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UA College of Engineering Selects Ambassadors    /  UA News

The University of Alabama recently selected 19 students as 2011-2012 Ambassadors of the College of Engineering, or ACEs.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 5, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Haskew Named Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. Timothy Haskew as head of the department of electrical and computer engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 3, 2012    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Students in Finals of National Design Contest    /  UA News

A team of engineering students from The University of Alabama College of Engineering is among the top 12 finalists in the Texas Instruments Analog Design Contest.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 27, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards    /  UA News

The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama professors for CAREER Awards totaling more than $1.6 million for research projects related to medical imaging, earthquake seismology and solar energy.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 5, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Lunar-Mining Team Wins National Contest    /  UA News

Alabama Lunabotics, a team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College, won the top prize in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 29, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Big Event at UA to Study the Very Small    /  UA News

More than 180 scientists from 12 countries who research materials at the atomic scale will soon be on campus in what organizers said is a strong statement on the growing research reputation of The University of Alabama and its College of Engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 15, 2012    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, 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.