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Wang recognized as early-career innovator and selected to join IGNIITE 2024 program

Dr. Zhongyang Wang, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, was selected as an awardee of the Inspiring Generations of New Innovators to Impact Technologies in Energy (IGNIITE) 2024 program….

Author: Natalie Bonner    /    Published: July 16, 2024    /    Posted in:   Chemical and Biological Engineering, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research   

College of Engineering Partners with Culverhouse to Host Ginni Rometty    /  Culverhouse College of Business

Culverhouse recently hosted Ginni Rometty for a Lowder Lecture focused on Rometty’s new book, Good Power: Leading Positive Change in Our Lives, Work, and World, published in March by the Harvard Business…

Source: Culverhouse College of Business    /    Published: April 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering   

Concrete Canoe    /  Engineering Special Story

The ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC) challenges students to use a well-known and widely used material, concrete, for an innovative and unexpected purpose: to create a functional water vessel.

Source: Engineering Special Story    /    Published: April 3, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering, Students   

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UA Leading Effort For Stronger, Greener Concrete

Engineering researchers received $2.75 million in federal support to scale up a patent-pending innovation that uses carbon dioxide to strengthen concrete.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 8, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering   

University of Alabama Program Uses Drones for Grand Mesa Snowpack Study    /  The Daily Sentinel

Tuan Luong hasn’t had a lot of experience with snow in his life, growing up in mostly tropical Vietnam before enrolling at the University of Alabama for its aerospace engineering and mechanics program. That’s changed in the past two years, however, because of his visits to Grand Mesa.

Source: The Daily Sentinel    /    Published: February 27, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Research, Students   

UA Engineering Alumnus Dr. Ifeanyi Okpala Named as One of 18 Under 31 Young Alumni

Dr. Ifeanyi Okpala’s path to and time at The University of Alabama is nothing short of remarkable.

Author: Brinkley Wood    /    Published: February 22, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Engineering   

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Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame to Induct 2023 Class

Six individuals and an engineering corporation will be honored during a ceremony Feb. 25.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 20, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering   

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UA Engineering Student Selected for Prestigious Aerospace Fellowship

Lilly Saub is one of 47 undergraduate students in the nation selected for the Brooke Owens Fellowship.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 14, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering   

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UA Partners with Air Force to Explore Space Innovation

Researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring how a single spacecraft could service several satellites orbiting the Earth in one trip, potentially extending the mission of the satellites.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 24, 2023    /    Posted in:   Engineering   

PoliMOVE Wins Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered By Cisco At Texas Motor Speedway Under Adverse Weather Conditions    /  Indy Autonomous Challenge

Team PoliMOVE won The Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco at Texas Motor Speedway, competing in a field of six autonomous racing teams.

Source: Indy Autonomous Challenge    /    Published: November 17, 2022    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Engineering, In The News, Students   


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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.