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American Fulbright scholars in Newcastle    /  The National Tribune

Aligning with its commitment to enhance international collaboration and foster global impact, the University of Newcastle welcomes two visiting American Fulbright Scholars who will contribute to research in water sustainability…


Source: The National Tribune    /    Published: February 27, 2020    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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UA researchers test tech to monitor eating habits    /  The Tuscaloosa News

University of Alabama researchers are involved in the study of a wearable device designed to monitor the user’s eating habits, with an eye toward fighting obesity. The Automatic Ingestion Monitor,…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Want to Shed a Few Pounds? Researchers Test New Technology to Help    /  UA News

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a consortium of university researchers, led by The University of Alabama, a $2.5 million grant to further evaluate a wearable device designed to change eating behaviors.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: December 10, 2019    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Professors Chosen for Fulbrights    /  UA News

Three members of The University of Alabama’s faculty will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: May 2, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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A Step Forward    /  UA News

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are working to improve powered-prosthetics by linking them with sensors in hopes of creating a prosthetic that seamlessly works with the rest of the body to become a partner in movement without the need for manual tuning.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 28, 2019    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

UA engineering professors create sensor to prevent hot-car deaths    /  The Tuscaloosa News

A pair of University of Alabama professors has devised a monitor meant to help prevent accidental hot-car deaths and injuries among children left in vehicles. “The idea is that if…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: October 9, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

UA Engineers Develop Solution to Child Heat Deaths in Cars    /  UA News

A patent-pending device developed by University of Alabama researchers can alert a cell phone when a human or animal is inside a parked vehicle getting too hot. It monitors carbon dioxide levels from human breath inside the vehicle along with temperature and car movement.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 8, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

3 Food Sensors to Track Every Bite and Gulp    /   IEEE Spectrum

People looking to track their diets and count their calories can choose from dozens of apps designed to help them do just that. But using the apps properly requires a lot…


Source: IEEE Spectrum    /    Published: June 28, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Postdoc Fellow Wins Poster Contest

Muhammad Farooq, a postdoctoral fellow in The University of Alabama Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the best poster award at a conference recently. Farooq’s poster about real-time feedback from…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 21, 2016    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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Don’t Despair: Today’s EE Students are Truly Impressive    /  Electronics 360

It’s common to talk about the dismal state of undergraduate education these days, with so many students spending lots of time and serious money, while majoring in vague subjects with…


Source: Electronics 360    /    Published: September 28, 2016    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Students    /    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.