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Engineering Foundry Makes Aluminum Elephants

Each years, students in an introductory course on metallurgical engineering and materials learn about metal casting through small, aluminium elephants cast at the College of Engineering Foundry on campus.

December 1, 2016

UA Study: Days Leading Up to Thanksgiving Bring More Car Crashes

The three days just before Thanksgiving are some of the worst times of the year to be on the road, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center...

November 17, 2016

U.S. Transportation Official to Speak at UA on Connected Vehicles

Kenneth M. Leonard, director of the U.S. Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office, will discuss communication among vehicles, infrastructure and mobile computing in a seminar at The University of Alabama.

November 14, 2016

Leader in Transportation Research Joining UA

Dr. Shashi Nambisan, a civil engineer and leading expert in transportation and infrastructure systems, has been selected to lead transportation research efforts at The University of Alabama.

November 14, 2016

NASA, UA to Sign Space Act Agreement

Students at The University of Alabama will work with NASA to enhance understanding of propulsion systems for small satellites – CubeSats -- that orbit the Earth, participating in a research project that will help...

November 4, 2016

7 Frightful Things at UA (with an Educational Purpose)

1. Haunting music In the Moody Music Building Concert Hall, Dr. Faythe Freese sits at UA’s famous Holtkamp pipe organ and plays a few bars. Recognize the composition? For many of […]

October 31, 2016

Bridging the Gap

Pass under one bridge on the interstate, and you might as well have seen them all. Right? Not so fast. Researchers at The University of Alabama are using a one-of-a-kind lab in the quest...

October 24, 2016

UA Student Designs App for Baseball, Starts Company

Great ideas begin with questions, and for a University of Alabama student, his questions led him to an invention. Now, Matt Bowen and some classmates are turning that idea into a company.

October 17, 2016

UA Faculty Selected to Participate in SECU Program

Ten faculty members at The University of Alabama will take part in the 2016-17 Southeastern Conference Faculty Travel Program, which provides travel support and encourages collaboration among colleagues at other SEC member institutions.

October 12, 2016

Remote Sensing Expert Joins UA Engineering

Dr. Prasad Gogineni, an international-recognized expert in the field of remote sensing, will join the faculty of The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

October 6, 2016

UA Alumni Group Honors Faculty Members for Teaching

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2016 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.

October 5, 2016

UA Women Engineers to Host Event for Middle School Girls

The University of Alabama section of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, will host about 200 middle-school girls for a hands-on discovery of engineering.

September 30, 2016

UA Professor Part of White House Summit on Computer Science Education

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, was part of a summit to gauge the progress of President Barack Obama’s initiative to expand computer science education to primary and...

September 19, 2016