The American Society of Civil Engineers recently honored Dr. G. Edward Gibson Jr., a University of Alabama professor, with election to the grade of fellow. Fewer than 6 percent of ASCE members achieve fellow grade.
Four students at The University of Alabama have received the prestigious and highly competitive National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.
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. 5, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
William Moss, owner of Moss Enterprises Inc. and designer of the Talladega Superspeedway, will address students, faculty and staff Thursday, Sept. 14, as part of the College of Engineering's Dean's Leadership Series: "So, You Want to be a CEO," which brings prominent business leaders to The University of Alabama to lecture and meet with students.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. G. Edward Gibson Jr. as the Garry Neil Drummond Endowed Chair in civil, construction and environmental engineering and as founding director of the construction engineering and management program.
How do you handle the Alabama summer heat? Some residents of the Lake Tuscaloosa area have discovered an atypical way to stay cool during the summer, while saving money in the process.
Two University of Alabama College of Engineering researchers have been instrumental in planning "Safe Home Alabama," a traffic safety summit focused on Alabama's strategic highway safety plan. The summit will be June 29 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Montgomery.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host two programs this summer for students who have an interest in science, mathematics and engineering. The SITE program is designed specifically for rising juniors and seniors in high school, and the E-MAP program targets recent high school graduates that have been admitted to engineering for the fall semester.
Thirteen years ago Dr. Marcus Brown, associate professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, and one of his now former graduate students were awarded a patent for their novel invention which identifies a person by how they type their name.
Aaron Quick, a University of Alabama senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering, recently placed fourth in the Daniel W. Mead contest for students sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Quick was one of five national winners for papers featuring risk management and engineering.
ESI North America, a company that specializes in engineering software, recently donated its leading casting simulation software, ProCAST, to The University of Alabama College of Engineering. ESI is donating teaching and research licenses with a commercial value of $1.6 million to the University.
The Greater Birmingham Chapter of the Capstone Engineering Society of The University of Alabama College of Engineering will hold the sixth annual CES Golf Tournament Thursday, May 4, at the Bent Brook Golf Course in Bessemer with registration beginning at 11 a.m.
BellSouth has pledged $200,000 to promote the education of students in The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE).
The University of Alabama College of Engineering will offer a new construction engineering program, beginning this fall, to meet the growing needs of the industry. The program, approved by the UA Board of Trustees today, will begin accepting students for August 2006.
University of Alabama senior mechanical engineering students have designed and created shingle lifting devices for Habitat for Humanity. The lifts are used to save labor by lifting shingle bundles and other materials to the roof of houses in the process of being built.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently announced Dr. David B. Brown, professor of computer science and director of development at CARE Research & Development Laboratory, as the 2006 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently honored five alumni and friends of the College by inducting them into its class of 2006 Distinguished Engineering Fellows.
Chase Jennings, a University of Alabama junior majoring in industrial engineering, was recently selected for a co-op program in Germany with Mercedes-Benz.
Dr. Gregory B. Thompson, assistant professor of metallurgical and materials engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. CAREER Awards are NSF's most prestigious recognition of top-performing young scientists and engineers who are beginning their careers.
UA Libraries to Receive One of the Original Letters Sent by Martin Luther King Jr. from the Birmingham Jail
The University Libraries at The University of Alabama announced today they will receive a rare and important document relating to the civil rights struggle in Alabama -- one of the original letters sent by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from the Birmingham Jail.
Dr. Jeff Jackson, associate professor and interim head of electrical and computer engineering, has been named head of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama College of Engineering.
The University of Alabama will host a regional workshop titled, "Engineering the Automotive Future," on Jan. 24-25 at the Bryant Conference Center. Topics include fuel cells, the hydrogen economy, hybrid electric vehicles and advanced internal combustion engines. The event is co-sponsored by UA's Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. Samit Roy as the William D. Jordan Endowed Chairholder in Engineering.
Col. James Kelly, who earned his Master of Science in aerospace engineering from The University of Alabama in 1996, will deliver a presentation about the recent Space Shuttle Discovery Return to Flight Mission on Nov. 10.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently announced it will offer a new construction engineering minor effective immediately.