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Students in the College of Engineering are encouraged to go beyond the classroom to enhance their education. A creative approach to tomorrow’s challenges is taught inside and outside the classroom, and students receive recognition for their innovation.

In The News: SOPREMA Grants $20,000 in Scholarships in its Fifth Award Year

Dudley Moore of Tuscaloosa, Ala., is a graduate student at the University of Alabama studying mechanical engineering who will graduate in December 2021. A McNair Research Scholar and National Society of Black Engineers Volunteer of the Year recipient, Moore completed his third internship this summer as a heat transfer associate for… Read more

Sources: SOPREMA

In The News: Univ. of Alabama Engineering Students Enjoy Racing Internship

John Allen Racing is owned by team principal and driver John Allen, a 1979 UA College of Engineering graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In 2018, Allen was named a UA Distinguished Engineering Fellow in acknowledgement of his vast professional, military and philanthropic achievements. Read more

Sources: aftermarketNews

NASA Selects UA Engineering Research Team for New Space Travel Program

NOTE: This story was written before the novel coronavirus pandemic. NASA has chosen The University of Alabama as one of 14 universities in its new program to innovate space travel. UA’s research team will create a hybrid rotating detonation engine to optimize rocket capability. Dr. Ajay Agrawal, a professor of… Read more

In The News: Eleven UA Students Win Fulbright Awards

Eleven University of Alabama students won Fulbright Awards. The Fulbright program is the most prestigious U.S. international exchange program, offering one-year grants for independent study and research. Two UA students received research awards, and nine won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Awards.  Read more

Sources: WVUA