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UA Technology Selected for Start-Up Program

A research group from The University of Alabama is part of a national program aimed at taking technology from the lab to the market.

August 17, 2017

Students Part of NASA Project to Capture Eclipse from Near Space

A group of students at The University of Alabama plan to launch a balloon to take video of the solar eclipse later this month as part of a nation-wide science project led by NASA.

August 14, 2017

Devising a Strategy for K-12 Education

Empowering future workforces hinges on improving education outcomes and solving the challenges that accompany the complex puzzle of funding, standards and curriculum.

August 10, 2017

UA Students Win International Antenna Contest

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama placed first in an international contest to design better antennas for small satellites, called CubeSats.

August 7, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercise Aug. 5

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Aug. 5 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 31, 2017

Bradt Named Life Member of Ceramic Society

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, metallurgical and materials engineering professor emeritus at UA, has been named a Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society.

June 26, 2017

Roy Selected by U.S. Air Force for Scientific Role

Dr. Samit Roy in aerospace engineering and mechanics was competitively selected to serve a two-year rotation as a program officer in the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Arlington, Virginia.

June 23, 2017

UA College of Engineering to host SECME Summer Institute

For the third summer in four years, The University of Alabama will host educators, students and industry leaders on campus to help promote diversity inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education.

June 16, 2017

UA Engineering Students Awarded Scholarships, Fellowships by NASA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama Space Grant Consortium has given seven University of Alabama engineering students $42,000 in graduate fellowship and undergraduate scholarship money. Fellowships were given to Nicholas Jose […]

June 7, 2017

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 5, 2017

A Three-peat for UA Robotics Team at NASA Contest

For the third consecutive year, a student team at The University of Alabama placed first at a NASA robotics contest.

May 30, 2017

UA, Airbus Partner to Enhance Engineering Education, Research

The University of Alabama and Airbus will partner in an effort to enhance engineering education and research, according to an agreement signed between representatives from the two organizations.

May 26, 2017

Researchers to Build Unique Radar to Study Glaciers, Rising Sea Level

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will develop a radar that should provide an accurate image of what occurs at the base of the North East Greenland Ice Stream to help better predict...

May 22, 2017

Using 3-D Printer, Engineering Student Creates Prosthetics for Children

What began as simply tinkering with a 3-D printer the summer before Valerie Levine’s junior year at The University of Alabama ended with children receiving prosthetic hands before the year’s end.

May 22, 2017

UA Robotics Team Aims for Three Championships in a Row

After winning the top prize at a NASA robotics contest the past two years, a team of students at The University of Alabama returns to defend its title

May 16, 2017