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Chancellor Announces Brad Newman as President of Shelton State Community College    /  Shelton State Community College

Newman has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama.


Source: Shelton State Community College    /    Published: March 10, 2021    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Engineering, In The News   

7 people cutting the ribbon in front of the new H.M. Comer

Engineering First-Class Facilities

The new H.M. Comer Hall radiates professionalism and class and is a one-stop shop for students to get all of their engineering needs met in one place. The newly renovated…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 2, 2019    /    Posted in:   Engineering,    /    Features:   ,   

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UA to Host Regional Science Olympiad    /  UA News

More than 600 students are expected to participate in the 2017 Regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama Saturday, Feb. 18.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 8, 2017    /    Posted in:   Engineering, UA News   

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UA Announces Winners of Three Minute Thesis Competition    /  UA News

The University of Alabama recently held the final round of its annual Three Minute Thesis competition, and a graduate student in the department of educational studies in psychology, research, methodology and counseling took home first place honors.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 15, 2016    /    Posted in:   Engineering, UA News   

UA to Hold its Winter Commencement Exercises    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement exercises Dec. 10 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 2, 2016    /    Posted in:   Engineering, UA News   

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U.S. Transportation Official to Speak at UA on Connected Vehicles    /  UA News

Kenneth M. Leonard, director of the U.S. Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office, will discuss communication among vehicles, infrastructure and mobile computing in a seminar at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2016    /    Posted in:   Engineering, UA News   

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Leader in Transportation Research Joining UA    /  UA News

Dr. Shashi Nambisan, a civil engineer and leading expert in transportation and infrastructure systems, has been selected to lead transportation research efforts at The University of Alabama.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2016    /    Posted in:   Engineering, UA News   

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High school students learn about engineering at the University of Alabama    /  The Tuscaloosa News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering hosted its annual E-day on Thursday. The day introduced high school students to the UA engineering programs.


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 7, 2016    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Outreach, Students   

UA lands $5M grant to boost minority participation in STEM fields    /  Birmingham Business Journal

The University of Alabama recently secured a major grant to help attract minority students to STEM fields. The $5 million grant awarded from the National Science will help the AlabamaLouis…


Source: Birmingham Business Journal    /    Published: September 20, 2016    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

UA Leads Effort to Spark Minority Participation in Science, Technology    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will be the lead institution in the state in a national effort to increase the number of students from underrepresented minority groups in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 15, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach, 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.