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UA Engineering Student Selected for Eisenhower Fellowship

The Federal Highway Administration recently awarded an Eisenhower Grant for Research Fellowship to Owen Killeen, a University of Alabama senior in civil engineering, as part of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program.

UA Leads Multi-Institute Research of Oklahoma Tornado Damage

The University of Alabama is the lead on a research grant to study the damage left by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., to understand whether past tornadoes influenced building practices to better withstand future events. As part of the grant, the research team is also studying whether social media and engineering can combine to influence future building practice.

UA Engineering Student Awarded NASA Fellowship

The NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship awarded University of Alabama civil engineering student Will Guin a renewable fellowship for graduate school.

UA Engineering Theater Group Presents ‘All the Great Books Abridged’

The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering Does Amateur Radical Theater, or COE Does ART, will parody classic literature in its production of “Engineers Present: All the Great Books Abridged.”

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 in Miami March 14-16.

UA Student Selected for International Engineering Program

Thomas Moat, a senior in construction engineering from Newnan, Ga., will help the Chinese government in Beijing design and build a pedestrian bridge as part of the 2013 International Summer School of Structural Engineering at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

After Winning National Award, UA Women Engineers to Host Conference

The University of Alabama chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, was awarded the gold level Outstanding Collegiate Society Award at the SWE National Conference in Houston, Texas, and it won the bid to host its regional conference in 2014 on campus.

Renowned Engineer, Author to Speak at UA

Dr. Henry Petroski, professor, author and a leading expert on engineering failures throughout history, will visit The University of Alabama campus Nov. 7, capping his visit with a public lecture in the Ferguson Center.

UA Engineering Professor Selected for International Conference

Dr. Wei Song, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at The University of Alabama, will represent the structural control and monitoring community as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Sixth International Workshop on Structural Control and Monitoring.

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. 11, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.