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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, 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:     

Crimson Racing Vehicle Revealed during Honda STEAM Event, Indy Champ to Participate    /  UA News

Fast cars and sound engineering are the foundation of an outreach day hosted by the The University of Alabama College of Engineering.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 14, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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An Environmentally Friendly Muscle Car    /  ASME

Environmentalists, start your engines? When you think about the Camaro, the term “muscle car” comes to mind… A team at the University of Alabama has lept forward in the process. This…


Source: ASME    /    Published: February 8, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

Crimson Racing Preparing for 2017 Contest    /  UA News

 


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: October 14, 2016    /    Posted in:   Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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Diman students rolling into the future with energy-efficient car project    /  The Herald News

Diman students have been working, long distance, with students at The University of Alabama to create an energy-efficient Camaro. Tuesday, in the Diman restaurant, members of the Alabama team got…


Source: The Herald News    /    Published: September 29, 2016    /    Posted in:   Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Outreach, 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.