A group students at The University of Alabama are taking part in the Cooperative Education Program where they alternate periods of study with employment in their career areas.
The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama professors for CAREER Awards totaling more than $1.6 million for research projects related to medical imaging, earthquake seismology and solar energy.
Alabama Lunabotics, a team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College, won the top prize in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Dr. Brian Fisher, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, is one of 30 researchers selected nationwide to receive a competitive grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards program.
More than 180 scientists from 12 countries who research materials at the atomic scale will soon be on campus in what organizers said is a strong statement on the growing research reputation of The University of Alabama and its College of Engineering.
Alabama Lunabotics, a team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College, will compete in the NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition May 21-27 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
For the second year in a row, a team of University of Alabama engineering students won the Student Casting Competition for the Southeast organized by the American Foundry Society. By designing and casting a helmet for soldiers, the students were exposed to leading-edge metallurgical-engineering technology.
Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, a University of Alabama engineering professor, was recently granted a patent for a breakthrough technology for noise reduction in combustion. This technology decreases the noise generated by combustion systems at the source by placing a sponge-like material directly in the flame.
The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. Three University-wide commencement ceremonies will be held this year, at 6 p.m., Friday, May 4 and at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5, to award degrees.
The University of Alabama will host the 33rd Annual Alabama Technology Student Association State Conference involving competition for middle and high-school students Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1-2, at the Bryant Conference Center.
Blake Whitley, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2012 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.
Faculty and staff from The University of Alabama will test nanoscience modules with middle-school teachers from the Black Belt Friday at the McWane Center in Birmingham.
A team of engineering students from The University of Alabama, Bama Racing, will compete in the SAE Baja competition in Auburn.
More than 100 elementary and high-school students from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 21 telling robots what to do and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.
University of Alabama students continue to rank among the best in the country with three students chosen to receive prestigious Goldwater Scholarships and one student given an honorable mention.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s department of computer science will host a series of camps this summer for students interested in the field.
The High Tide, a team of aerospace engineering students from The University of Alabama College of Engineering, will compete with its airplane in the AIAA Student Design/Build/Fly competition hosted by Cessna Aircraft and Raytheon in Wichita, Kan., April 13-15.
Dr. Ramana Reddy, ACIPCO Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at The University of Alabama, was recently named the recipient of a distinguished service award from The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.
The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Student awards.
Ryan Flamerich, a junior at The University of Alabama, is a 2012 Truman Scholar, the first student from the UA College of Engineering selected for the prestigious scholarship created by Congress to help future leaders in public service.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering announced Dr. Allen S. Parrish, professor and director of the Center for Advanced Public Safety, as the 2012 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering awards David G. Courington with the 2012 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer Award.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering honors six alumni of the College by inducting them into its class of 2012 Distinguished Engineering Fellows.
A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama will enter the American Society of Civil Engineers’ National Concrete Canoe Competition March 23-25 in Tallahassee, Fla.
The United States Department of Energy recently awarded a University of Alabama engineering professor, along with a team of researchers, a $1.26 million grant for an effort to create a bulk permanent magnet from alternatives to current rare earth minerals.