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January storm brought increase in serious wrecks on rural roads    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Predictably, wrecks on Alabama roadways increased during the winter storm that surprised the state two weeks ago, though most of the severe accidents occurred on rural routes free of congestion…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: February 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News   

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University remembers Nagy El-Kaddah    /  Crimson White

Longtime University of Alabama professor Nagy El-Kaddah passed away Jan. 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Attiat, and his two children, Ahmed and Dahlia. “Dr….


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: January 27, 2014    /    Posted in:   Engineering, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering   

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UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercises    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremonies Aug. 3 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. Commencement begins at 9 a.m.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 29, 2013    /    Posted in:   Engineering, 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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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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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.