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UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2020 Outstanding Senior

Peyton Strickland, who studied aerospace engineering and mechanics at The University of Alabama, received the 2020 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. Part of the University Honors Program and the…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: April 30, 2020    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Alumni, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    Features:     

Peyton Strickland in a red shirt in a workshop with lots of rocketry items

3 UA Students Land Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships    /  UA News

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected three University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2019-2020.

Author: Richard LeComte    /    Published: April 26, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

peyton strickland in a red shirt in a rocketry workshop area

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:   , ,   

Olcmen named ASGC campus director, Baker steps down after 13 years

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — An organization connecting students with NASA has named a new campus director at The University of Alabama. Dr. Semih Olcmen was appointed to the role of UA…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: December 14, 2017    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty and Staff    /    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.