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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:   , , , ,   

Engineering Professor to Receive UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award    /  UA News

Dr. Gregory B. Thompson, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2014 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award at an Oct. 24 ceremony.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 20, 2014    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, UA News    /    Features:     

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Dean Charles Karr, who has been at The University of Alabama College of Engineering as a student, a researcher, professor or an administrator for more than 30 years, likes to…

Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:   , , , , , , ,   

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Big Event at UA to Study the Very Small    /  UA News

More than 180 scientists from 12 countries who research materials at the atomic scale will soon be on campus in what organizers said is a strong statement on the growing research reputation of The University of Alabama and its College of Engineering.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 15, 2012    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, 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.