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Printing a Military Advantage    /  UA News

University of Alabama researchers are examining how a new 3-D printing technology could be used by the military.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 6, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

UA Students Develop Lightweight Hood Fused With Graphene    /  Graphene Entrepreneur

Tasked with reducing the weight of a Chevrolet Camaro transforming into a hybrid electric vehicle, engineering students at The University of Alabama successfully fabricated a lighter hood, proving a cutting-edge…


Source: Graphene Entrepreneur    /    Published: April 30, 2017    /    Posted in:   In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

UA Students Build Lightweight, Strong Hood for Chevy Camaro    /  UA News

Tasked with reducing the weight of a Chevrolet Camaro transforming into a hybrid electric vehicle, engineering students at The University of Alabama successfully fabricated a lighter hood, proving a cutting-edge material can work on a consumer car.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 27, 2017    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Ceremony to Celebrate Research by UA Faculty Rescheduled    /  UA News

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 21, 2017    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , , ,   

UA Baja Team Preforms Well, Wins an Event at Annual Contest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Bama Racing performed well in the annual Baja SAE competition, completing the contest held at Tennessee Tech University and winning an event. “This is a good showing…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 3, 2016    /    Posted in:   Students    /    Features:   ,   

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Alabama Innovation Fund awards $4.5 million for promising research    /  Made in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama Innovation Fund has awarded nearly $4.5 million to advance research being conducted at universities and other institutions, providing key support for programs that could generate…


Source: Made in Alabama    /    Published: October 1, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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Nanomechanical testing by ME Professors Yields Sought-after Journal Article

Drs. Paul Allison and Brian Jordon, assistant professors of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, along with Rich Martens, manager of UA’s Central Analytical Facility, recently published a journal…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 5, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   ,   

UA Engineering Students Preparing for Off-Road Car Competition

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The University of Alabama Baja SAE team will compete in the Southeastern SAE Baja Competition May 22-25 in Pittsburg, Kansas. For the competition, the students built an…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 19, 2014    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Students to Compete in SAE Baja Race    /  UA News

The University of Alabama Baja SAE team will compete in the Southeastern SAE Baja competition April 20-21 in Cookeville, Tenn.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2013    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, 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.