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UA to Host Workshop on Severe Weather Warning Process    /  UA News

The Center for Advanced Public Safety, or CAPS, at The University of Alabama will host a weather research workshop July 10 to present and evaluate research and applications aimed at enhancing the severe weather warning process.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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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 Leads Multi-Institute Research of Oklahoma Tornado Damage    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is the lead on a research grant to study the damage left by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., to understand whether past tornadoes influenced building practices to better withstand future events. As part of the grant, the research team is also studying whether social media and engineering can combine to influence future building practice.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Part of National Alliance to Spur African-American Computer Science Graduate Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is one of seven universities recently chosen by the National Science Foundation to launch the Institute for African-American Mentoring in Computing Sciences, or iAAMCS.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Professor Named Fellow by ASME    /  UA News

Dr. Stanley E. Jones, the James R. Cudworth Professor and University Research Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at The University of Alabama, was elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 23, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, 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.