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Posts Tagged ‘Civil Engineering’

Structural Expert Named Drummond Chair in Civil Engineering

With more than 30 years of experience in reinforced concrete structures and earthquake engineering, Dr. Michael E. Kreger recently joined the faculty at The University of Alabama as the Garry Neil Drummond Endowed Chair in Civil Engineering.

UA College of Engineering to Host Open House

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host Engineering Day, or E-Day, an open house for high-school students and their families, Thursday, Oct. 2, from 8:15 a.m. until 1 p.m.

UA Cooperative Education Program Names Director

Naomi Powell was named director of The University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program.

UA Start-Up Company Ready to Serve Construction Industry

A company supported by The University of Alabama will open for business June 6, the culmination of years of hard work by a recent engineering graduate.

UA Engineering Students Build Robot for Space-Mining Contest

Students in the Alabama Astrobotics team from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will participate in the NASA Robotics Mining Competition May 19-23 at Kennedy Space Center.

Small Changes Could Save Structures, Lives During Tornadoes, Reports UA-Involved Study

Surviving a tornado in a wood-frame residential home is enhanced by an intact roof and standing walls, but light-weight garage doors can be the weak link to allowing high winds and pressure changes into a home that can lead to the removal of the roof and collapsed walls, according to a study of damage left behind by a powerful tornado in Moore, Okla., in 2013 by researchers at The University of Alabama and other institutions.

UA Honors Six Distinguished Engineering Fellows

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2014 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Each year, the College of Engineering inducts a select group of alumni and friends as Distinguished Engineering Fellows. Recognition as a Distinguished Fellow is the highest commendation given to graduates and others […]

UA Engineering Students to Compete in Concrete Canoe Event

A team of University of Alabama engineering students will return to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Southeast Conference Concrete Canoe Competition March 27-29.

Two Teams with UA Ties Set For Finals of Start-up Business Competition

Two teams with University of Alabama ties are part of seven young businesses hoping to prove they could be commercially viable at the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. Teams with UA ties have done well in past Launchpad competitions, with a company based off UA technology one of the winners in the most recent competition last year.

UA Announces 2014 Premier Awards for Scholarship, Leadership

Recipients of the 2014 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama – were announced at a recent presentation dinner. The 2014 UA Premier Award recipients will also be recognized at UA during Honors Week.