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UA Engineering Researchers Investigating Solutions for Jet Biofuel    /  UA News

The study is part of a $3.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 21, 2021    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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Aerospace Engineering Student Receives Top Technology Award      /  UA News

A College of Engineering student is among the top 20 science, technology, engineering and math students in their 20s across the country and internationally.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 1, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

University of Alabama researchers seek spot-on way to weld super-strong steel    /  Alabama News Center

As cars have gotten sleeker and lighter over the decades, nostalgia about cars of yesteryear often romanticize their sturdiness – huge boxes of steel ready to take on any impact….


Source: Alabama News Center    /    Published: January 26, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:   ,   

Spot On    /  UA News

As cars have gotten sleeker and lighter over the decades, nostalgia about cars of yesteryear often romanticize their sturdiness – huge boxes of steel ready to take on any impact. It is a memory often not rooted in the reality of the safety of today’s vehicles.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: January 19, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Mechanical engineering labs to be offered at UA Gadsden Center    /  The Gadsden Times

The University of Alabama started offering degrees in mechanical engineering through distance learning at least 20 years ago, according to Clark Midkiff, the department head. Midkiff said the challenge has…


Source: The Gadsden Times    /    Published: January 6, 2016    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

UA Alumni Association Honors Four Faculty Members with Teaching Awards    /  UA News

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2015 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards. This year’s honorees are Dr. Mark E. Barkey, Kimberly K. Boone, Dr. Paul Houghtaling and Dr. Timothy S. Snowden.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 20, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:     

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Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity for research and innovation. “There is a dramatic shift in…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: July 27, 2015    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials 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.