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UA Student Team Readies Robot for Lunar-Mining Contest    /  UA News

Alabama Lunabotics, a team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College, will compete in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition May 21-27 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 10, 2012    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA to Host Robot Programming Competition    /  UA News

More than 100 elementary and high-school students from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 21 telling robots what to do and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering to Host Summer Programs for Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s department of computer science will host a series of camps this summer for students interested in the field.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 13, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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Parrish Receives UA Engineering’s T. Morris Hackney Leadership Award    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering announced Dr. Allen S. Parrish, professor and director of the Center for Advanced Public Safety, as the 2012 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 28, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Computer Science Students Win Regional Programming Contest    /  UA News

A team of three University of Alabama students won a regional computer programming contest, beating out 21 other teams from six universities in writing software programs to solve problems.


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

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UA Engineering Hosts Robotics Training Workshop for High-School Teachers    /  UA News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host a robotics training workshop for Alabama K-12 teachers at Central High School in Tuscaloosa Saturday, Nov. 12. The goal of this workshop is to raise awareness of opportunities in computer science and technology through the exciting context of robotics programming.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 11, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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College Board Selects UA as Test Site for New Computer Science AP Program    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is one of 10 selected schools to participate in the College Board’s Advanced Placement Pilot Study to develop and test a new computer science course and exam.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 21, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News   

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UA Students Develop Beneficial Smartphone Applications    /  UA News

Smartphone applications are continuously and rapidly being developed. While most apps are for entertainment purposes, there is a trend of app development for functional uses. Developers are looking to apps as a way to solve everyday problems. See a need, app a need.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 8, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News   

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Google Awards UA Computer Science Grant    /  UA News

Google recently awarded Dr. Jeff Gray, associate professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, a $15,000 grant to fund a computer science program for high school teachers July 25-27.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 6, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Key in Multi-Institute Exploratory Research Project Investigating Tuscaloosa Tornado Damage    /  UA News

A UA research team has received a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Grant for Exploratory Research to investigate and gather data about the damage to, and performance of, woodframe structures in the affected areas due to strong winds.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 12, 2011    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental 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.