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MSU-WP: From tree service to engineering

How can internal combustion engines be made more eco-friendly? Colby Bain of West Plains hopes to help researchers at the University of Alabama (UA) find an answer to that question…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 11, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

UA Alumni Association Honors Four With Teaching Awards

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2017 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: October 17, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Events, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Four UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars in 2017

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected four University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2017-2018.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 6, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

Students from around the globe compete in NASA rocket competition

Nearly 50 teams from across the country are in Huntsville this weekend to show, and eventually blast off, their custom-made rockets. Let’s be clear, these aren’t your bottle rockets you…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 18, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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Yellowhammer Rocketry returns from launch competition

The Yellowhammer Rocketry team competed at the NASA Student Launch project at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 15 to 17. Group leader Shelby Cochran,…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 4, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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University of Alabama rocket team set to launch in NASA competition

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — A group of University of Alabama students aim to launch a rocket named Hermes 20,000 feet in the air this weekend as they vie for bragging rights in the annual…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 15, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Rocket Team Ready for Launch

A team of University of Alabama students known as the Yellowhammers will compete in the NASA Student Launch challenge May 15-17 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Tooele County, Utah.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 12, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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NSF Selects UA Students, Alumna for Highly Competitive Fellowships

The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 2, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , , , ,   

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UA Engineering Students Launch Rocket for NASA Competition

After placing sixth in the 2012 NASA University Student Launch Initiative, the Rocket Girls, an all-female team of University of Alabama engineering students, are taking on the daunting task of creating a rocket for the third year in a row.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, 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.