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UA Engineering Students Take Part in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

A team of University of Alabama engineering students is to take part in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend, a national contest on the leading edge of transportation research.

UA Students Ready to Make Muscle Car Greener in National Contest

After nearly 18 months preparing, The University of Alabama EcoCAR 3 team is ready to turn a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into an advanced, significantly more energy-efficient vehicle that should maintain the speed and performance of the muscle car.

UA Students Receive Scholarships from Alabama Road Builders Association

Two students in The University of Alabama College of Engineering were selected to receive awards from the Alabama Road Builders Association.

UA Engineering Student Selected as Mercedes-Benz Doctoral Fellow

Eric Schulz, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering and German at The University of Alabama, was selected for a doctoral fellowship that will partner his studies with research for Mercedes-Benz.

UA to Hold Winter Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement exercises Dec. 12 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA-Affiliated Technology Aims to Improve Drinking Water

A method of cleaning drinking water with light is being tested and developed at The University of Alabama with the hope of creating a product available for homes and businesses.

Building Taller, Sturdier Wood Buildings the Goal of UA Research

University of Alabama researchers are leading an effort that could lead to the construction of taller and studier wood-framed buildings in earthquake-prone areas.

UA Study: Fall, Holidays Dangerous Time for Young Drivers

The last three months of the year can be treacherous for all drivers, but young drivers are involved in considerably more crashes during that time than the rest of the year, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.

Head of UA Computer Science Named Fellow by Accreditation Board

A University of Alabama professor was recognized as a Fellow of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board, the lead society for accreditation of degree programs in computer science, information systems, software engineering and information technology. Dr. David Cordes, head of the department of computer science and director of the Freshman Engineering Program, received the award at the annual meeting of the Computer Accreditation Commission of ABET in July.

UA Engineering Students, Athletics Work Together for Medical Tent

A collaboration between Crimson Tide Athletics and the College of Engineering, a collapsible tent designed to limit distractions during medical evaluations while providing better privacy for student athletes at The University of Alabama has been introduced this football season.