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Science summer camps aim to create new technology developers

Many students know how to use technology, but that is not enough in today’s world. “We want to create technology developers, not just technology users,” said Dr. Jeff Gray, an associate…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 26, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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UA to Host Robot Programming Competition

More than 100 elementary and high-school students from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 21 telling robots what to do and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 16, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering to Host Summer Programs for Students

The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s department of computer science will host a series of camps this summer for students interested in the field.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 13, 2012    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Computer Science Students Win Regional Programming Contest

A team of three University of Alabama students won a regional computer programming contest, beating out 21 other teams from six universities in writing software programs to solve problems.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 29, 2012    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Engineering Hosts Robotics Training Workshop for High-School Teachers

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host a robotics training workshop for Alabama K-12 teachers at Central High School in Tuscaloosa Saturday, Nov. 12. The goal of this workshop is to raise awareness of opportunities in computer science and technology through the exciting context of robotics programming.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 11, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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CS department to partner with College Board

The University of Alabama was selected as one of the top 10 universities to participate in the College Board’s Advanced Placement Pilot Study to help with creating a new AP…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: August 3, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

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Google Awards UA Computer Science Grant

Google recently awarded Dr. Jeff Gray, associate professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, a $15,000 grant to fund a computer science program for high school teachers July 25-27.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 6, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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Google awards UA computer science professor $15,000 grant

University of Alabama associate professor of computer science Jeff Gray was awarded a $15,000 grant by Google this week to fund a computer science program for high school teachers July…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: July 6, 2011    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

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UA Engineering Graduate Student is Finalist in National Research Competition

Ferosh Jacob, a computer science doctoral student in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, was recently named one of three finalists at the OOPSLA/SPLASH student research competition held in Reno, Nev., earlier this semester.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: December 13, 2010    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Public to Use UA Co-Developed Network to Document Oil-Spill Fallout

Think of how easy it has become to take out your mobile smartphone and capture important photos in just seconds. Now, through the work of a University of Alabama computer scientist and his colleagues, you can utilize that technology to help scientists and researchers build a database of critical images during a natural disaster or crisis.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 13, 2010    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, 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.