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UA Professor Takes Unique Path to Tenure    /  avtcseries.org

In addition to his traditional research focus on Connected and Automated Vehicles within the Mechanical Engineering Department, Yoon became the lead CAVs faculty advisor for the University of Alabama EcoCAR…


Source: avtcseries.org    /    Published: March 16, 2021    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering,    /    Features:   , ,   

UA Professors Cracking Sustainable Car Code    /  Business Alabama

Obama-era EPA rules may be on their way out but that doesn’t mean the search for more sustainable transportation is over. The University of Alabama and three other schools were…


Source: Business Alabama    /    Published: May 31, 2017    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research    /    Features:   , ,   

UA’s Electric Vehicle Focus Part of National Transportation Collaboration    /  UA News

The University of Alabama is one of four universities selected by the National Science Foundation to team together with government agencies and private companies to tackle challenges facing technological advances in automobiles.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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An Environmentally Friendly Muscle Car    /  ASME

Environmentalists, start your engines? When you think about the Camaro, the term “muscle car” comes to mind… A team at the University of Alabama has lept forward in the process. This…


Source: ASME    /    Published: February 8, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

ariel view of Engineering Quad

University of Alabama team takes fourth in national EcoCar competition    /  Alabama News Center

Dubbed as the “Team to Watch” in the 2015 EcoCar3 Year One competition, the University of Alabama engineering students knew they were going to have to work hard to live…


Source: Alabama News Center    /    Published: June 21, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:   ,   

The Unique Edge Behind the University of Alabama EcoCAR 3 Team    /  The Green Garage Blog

Like the 2016 Camaro, each team within the EcoCAR 3: Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition possess individual characteristics that make them unique, including the model and design. The UA Camaro will…


Source: The Green Garage Blog    /    Published: February 4, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

University of Alabama students ready to make an eco-friendly Chevy Camaro    /  WBRC Fox 6

A team of University of Alabama students is ready to turn a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into an eco-friendly car. More than 150 students have been working on a prototype to…


Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: January 6, 2016    /    Posted in:   In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

UA Students Ready to Make Muscle Car Greener in National Contest    /  UA News

After nearly 18 months preparing, The University of Alabama EcoCAR 3 team is ready to turn a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into an advanced, significantly more energy-efficient vehicle that should maintain the speed and performance of the muscle car.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 4, 2016    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

University of Alabama students recognized in EcoCAR3 competition as ‘Team to Watch’    /  The Tuscaloosa News

University of Alabama students competing in a four-year national competition to design an energy-efficient high-performance vehicle were recognized as the “Team to Watch” after completing the first year of the…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: June 15, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

ariel view of Engineering Quad

UA students take part in EcoCar Competition    /  WSFA 12

Muscle cars have long been a staple of the American auto industry, but can these classics be redesigned to have speed, horsepower and even protect the environment at the same…


Source: WSFA 12    /    Published: June 4, 2015    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, 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.