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UA Engineering Students to Compete in Concrete Canoe Event    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama engineering students will return to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Southeast Conference Concrete Canoe Competition in Miami March 14-16.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 28, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame to Hold 2013 Ceremony    /  UA News

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame will induct seven individuals and honor a corporation and two projects during a ceremony Feb. 23 at the Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa in Hoover.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 13, 2013    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, UA News   

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UA Engineering Hosting Sustainable Energy Seminar Series    /  UA News

Seven internationally-recognized experts in energy will speak at The University of Alabama throughout the spring semester.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 5, 2013    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Student Selected for International Engineering Program    /  UA News

Thomas Moat, a senior in construction engineering from Newnan, Ga., will help the Chinese government in Beijing design and build a pedestrian bridge as part of the 2013 International Summer School of Structural Engineering at Tsinghua University in Beijing.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 5, 2013    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students, UA News   

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Van Zee Tapped to Lead UA Chemical and Biological Engineering Department    /  UA News

Dr. John Van Zee, an innovator of fuel-cell research, was named as head of the department of chemical and biological engineering at The University of Alabama College of Engineering.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 19, 2012    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Self-Driving Cars to Take Off    /  UA News

Once in the realm of science fiction, cars able to drive themselves will become more prevalent as the first versions are introduced to consumers during 2013, says a University of Alabama engineering professor who worked to develop the technology.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 18, 2012    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Student Wins Award for Research Paper    /  UA News

Larry Summerville, a senior in metallurgical and material engineering from Columbus, Miss, won first place for his research poster presentation at a November regional meeting of the National Society of Black Engineers in Montgomery.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 28, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Research, Students, UA News   

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After Winning National Award, UA Women Engineers to Host Conference    /  UA News

The University of Alabama chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, was awarded the gold level Outstanding Collegiate Society Award at the SWE National Conference in Houston, Texas, and it won the bid to host its regional conference in 2014 on campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 20, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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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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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.