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UA Robotics Team Competing in NASA Challenge    /  UA News

A team of UA students compete this weekend in one of NASA’s biggest contests, one of only two collegiate teams to make the final round and vie for a share of a more than $1 million prize.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: September 1, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

UA team advances in robot challenge    /  The Tuscaloosa News

The Alabama Astrobotics team at the University of Alabama has advanced to the second phase of NASA’s Sample Return Robot Challenge, a citizen inventor prize program meant to help advance…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: June 24, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Robotics Team Advances in NASA Centennial Challenge    /  UA News

After winning one NASA robotics contest, a team of engineering and computer science students from The University of Alabama successfully completed the first leg of another high-profile NASA robotics contest.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 14, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Alabama Robotics Team Wins Two NASA Championships in a Row    /  WVUA 23

The University of Alabama’s robotics team added another championship to the college’s pile over the weekend. Alabama Astrobotics, made up of engineering, computer science and other students from UA and…


Source: WVUA 23    /    Published: May 25, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

University of Alabama Astrobotics Team working to defend title at NASA competition    /  WBMA ABC 33/40

The University of Alabama’s Astrobotics Team is heading to the Kennedy Space Center. The team hopes to defend its national title in NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition. If this year’s team comes out…


Source: WBMA ABC 33/40    /    Published: May 13, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA Engineering Students to Defend Title at NASA Contest, Tackle New Challenge    /  UA News

A team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will defend its title at one NASA robotics contest before tackling another contest.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: May 10, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

University of Alabama students win NASA space mining competition    /  AL.com

Though the University of Alabama has its fair share of athletic national championships, a group of engineering and computer science students are racking up academic trophies in a national robotics competition….


Source: AL.com    /    Published: June 2, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA students to compete in NASA robotics challenge    /  WBMA ABC 33/40

The University of Alabama’s Astrobotics Team will soon find out if it has what it takes to help NASA explore space. The team is gearing up for a competition at…


Source: WBMA ABC 33/40    /    Published: May 14, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

All Alone

When humans begin to explore other planets, such as Mars, or return to the moon, their trusty robots will have to be more than remote-controlled hunks of metal. Much like…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

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Robot invasion: Big Island to host college competition    /  Hawaii Tribune-Herald

In the first competition of its kind on the Big Island, seven college teams will put their robots to the test in an inaugural space mining simulation on the slope…


Source: Hawaii Tribune-Herald    /    Published: July 18, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, 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.