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Two UA Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship    /  UA News

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2021-2022. The selections bring the number of UA students who…


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: April 1, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Distinguished UA Engineering Professor Honored with Burnum Award    /  UA News

Awarded annually to recognize and promote excellence in research, scholarship and teaching, the Burnum Award recognizes distinguished careers at UA.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 20, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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NASA Selects UA Engineering Research Team for New Space Travel Program

NOTE: This story was written before the novel coronavirus pandemic. NASA has chosen The University of Alabama as one of 14 universities in its new program to innovate space travel….


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: June 25, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

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NASA-funded space radiation studies could save astronauts’ lives    /  Breitbart

Physicists are teaming up with computer scientists in a NASA-funded study to help predict solar flares and radiation that can disable spacecraft and potentially kill astronauts. NASA has awarded a…


Source: Breitbart    /    Published: January 16, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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UA College of Engineering Receives Three GAANN Grants    /  UA News

This year marks the first time UA has received three Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants in separate engineering departments at the same time.


Author: Alana Norris and Gillian Castro    /    Published: January 30, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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AU, UA team up for $2M project to make diesel fuel burn cleaner    /  The Tuscaloosa News

Auburn University researchers are working on a bio-based additive to make diesel fuel burn cleaner as part of a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy project that will see researchers…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 22, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Engineers Part of Research to Maximize U.S. Fuel Economy    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test a blend of a new bio-based fuel and diesel fuel as part of a project to reduce soot and greenhouse gas emissions and yield cleaner engine operation in cold-weather conditions.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 16, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

Company invests in UA combustion lab

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — An Oklahoma company extended its partnership with the UA College of Engineering for the second year with a $10,000 donation.  Representatives from John Zink Hamworthy Combustion, based…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: December 12, 2017    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

UA Researches Fuels to Improve Engines, Cut Emissions    /  UA News

In an effort to improve combustion engines while reducing harmful emissions, engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test how blended fuels can work with advanced engines.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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University of Alabama to host workshop on sustainable fuels    /  The Tuscaloosa News

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is co-sponsoring a sustainable fuels workshop Tuesday featuring 10 nationally recognized experts in energy. The “Sustainable Fuels: Production and Combustion,” workshop will focus…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: July 27, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach    /    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.