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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: John Allen Racing Shifts Focus to 2021 Pirelli GT4 America Program in Announcing Early End to Winning 2020 SprintX Campaign

After much thought and consideration, John Allen racing officials have decided to end early the team’s campaign in this year’s Pirelli GT4 America SprintX Championship and immediately shift focus to planning and preparation for the 2021 season. “We want to give our assurances to the students we support at the… Read more

Sources: GT4 America

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