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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

Move over, Excalibur

Four engineering students completed a year-long project in which they replicated an 18th century British Hanger rapier.

May 9, 2017

UA Students Selected for National Research Experience

Two juniors at The University of Alabama were selected to work this summer at one of the of the nation’s premiere research institutions for the physical and engineering sciences.

May 4, 2017

NSF Selects UA Student for Competitive Fellowship

Megan Hathcock, a graduating senior in engineering at The University of Alabama, accepted admittance to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program to research structural dynamics .

May 3, 2017

UA Lab Manager Honored for Contributions to Microscopy

The Microscopy Society of America recently awarded the 2017 Chuck Fiori Award to Richard L. Martens, manager of the Central Analytical Facility, or CAF, at The University of Alabama.

May 1, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercises May 5-7

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 5-7 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 28, 2017

UA Students Build Lightweight, Strong Hood for Chevy Camaro

Tasked with reducing the weight of a Chevrolet Camaro transforming into a hybrid electric vehicle, engineering students at The University of Alabama successfully fabricated a lighter hood, proving a cutting-edge material can work on...

April 27, 2017

UA Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Alumni Volunteer for 2017

The University of Alabama College of Engineering recognizes Shaw Gilmer as the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer.

April 27, 2017

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior

Michael R. Dunn, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2017 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.

April 27, 2017

UA Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Fellows

The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2017 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows.

April 27, 2017

Back Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award

The University of Alabama College of Engineering announces Dr. W. Edward Back, professor and chair of the department of civil, construction and environmental engineering, as the 2017 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award...

April 26, 2017

UA’s Electric Vehicle Focus Part of National Transportation Collaboration

The University of Alabama is one of four universities selected by the National Science Foundation to team together with government agencies and private companies to tackle challenges facing technological advances in automobiles.

April 24, 2017

UA Engineering Students Use Skills To Help Child With Special Needs

Putting together what they learned in college, four students at The University of Alabama adapted a toy ride-on car for a child born with physical challenges, offering the chance to move around with his...

April 19, 2017