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UA Chosen for Next Round of National Vehicle Competition    /  UA News

Building on its success in the previous two competitions, The University of Alabama was selected as one of 15 North American institutions to participate in the upcoming EcoCAR EV Challenge.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: April 27, 2022    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

Santa’s Helpers: Students Build Script A Wheelchair Lift    /  UA News

After graduating, five students stayed in Tuscaloosa an extra week to perfect their senior design project – a mechanical wheelchair lift – before presenting it as a Christmas gift to…


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 20, 2021    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Phil Campbell alum takes part in UA team named year three Champion in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge    /  Franklin County Times

The University of Alabama team of 65 students – spanning a variety of majors from engineering to communications and business – took home first place for year three of the…


Source: Franklin County Times    /    Published: July 19, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

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UA team named Year Three Champion in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge    /  UA News

UA’s team has taken the lead in the third year of this automotive engineering competition.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Crimson Autonomous Racing team races up leader board in Indy Autonomous Challenge

An engineering faculty member at The University of Alabama and a student team are making strides in a two-year competition with universities around the world for a chance to win…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: March 24, 2021    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Home Page Main Story, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

UA Again Selected for National Vehicle Competition    /  UA News

Students at The University of Alabama will compete in the latest national vehicle competition that challenges students to develop a hybrid-electric, autonomous vehicle over the next four years.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: October 31, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

The U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors and MathWorks launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge    /  Geospatial World

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorks announced the launch of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC), revealing the 12 competing…


Source: Geospatial World    /    Published: October 30, 2018    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

UA’s EcoCAR 3 Team Finishes Strong    /  UA News

A new participant in the national Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition Series, The University of Alabama team finished the four-year program strong, racking up several awards.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: May 31, 2018    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

University of Alabama students test drive electric ‘muscle’ car    /  The Tuscaloosa News

The white Chevrolet Camaro with the University of Alabama script A on the front still sounded like the muscle car that the name implies as it sped around the airport…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: March 15, 2018    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students    /    Features:     

UA Student Team Ready for Finals of National Vehicle Program    /  UA News

A team of University of Alabama students is preparing to present a Chevrolet Camaro they transformed into an electric hybrid vehicle, which will be the culmination of a grueling four-year program.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: March 9, 2018    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Research, 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.