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Higher Education Meets Manufacturing    /  Southern Automotive Alliance

From Bharat Balasubramanian’s perspective, the Southeast must be more than a place for efficient, low-cost manufacturers of high-quality vehicles. To ensure long-term success, the region needs world-class engineers doing research…


Source: Southern Automotive Alliance    /    Published: February 17, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:     

UA Offers Engineering Course Taught in German    /  UA News

This spring 13 engineering students at The University of Alabama are learning automotive engineering through a class taught entirely in German, most likely the first German-taught engineering course for American students in the Southeast.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 23, 2017    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Student Selected as Mercedes-Benz Doctoral Fellow    /  UA News

Eric Schulz, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering and German at The University of Alabama, was selected for a doctoral fellowship that will partner his studies with research for Mercedes-Benz.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 15, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Auto Focus

Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity for research and innovation. “There is a dramatic shift in…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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UA starts exchange program    /  Crimson White

When the plant manager at Mercedes-Benz expressed to University of Alabama President Judy Bonner the need for German-speaking engineers in his company, the college of engineering collaborated to form a…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: September 25, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Exchange Program To Give UA Students International Experience    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will partner with a German institution in a student exchange program aimed to provide students deep international industrial, educational and cultural experiences.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 15, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Alabama Mercedes worker: ‘This job has changed me as a person.’    /  Made in Alabama

University of Alabama engineering professor Bharat Balasubramanian said another reason Mercedes is considered a top employer is its emphasis on training and the continued qualification of its staff and engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

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Mercedes accelerating Alabama operation with two new models, workforce expansion    /  Made in Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – For Mercedes-Benz in Alabama, it all began with the M-Class, a groundbreaking automobile that’s credited with creating the premium SUV segment… Bharat Balasubramanian, a University of Alabama engineering…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 3, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    /    Features:     

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Parked in Alabama, yet Accelerating

Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian likes to talk about his car. He’ll show it to you if you’ve got just a moment. It’s a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Of course, most anyone would be…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 30, 2013    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research    /    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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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.