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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

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