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Posts Tagged ‘Engineering’

Spin-off Company to Market, Sell UA-Developed Product

The University of Alabama licensed the technology behind a collapsible sideline tent designed to give better medical care to athletes to a spin-off company that will develop, market, manufacture and distribute the tent.

For Second Straight Year, UA Engineering Students Win NASA Contest

Alabama Astrobotics took top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, besting student teams from 45 other institutions in the challenge to build a robot capable of navigating and excavating simulated Martian soil.

UA Engineering Students to Defend Title at NASA Contest, Tackle New Challenge

A team of students from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will defend its title at one NASA robotics contest before tackling another contest.

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 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.

UA Women Engineers to Host Event for Middle School Girls

The University of Alabama section of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, will host about 200 middle-school girls at the 2015 “Wow! That’s Engineering” event Oct. 17.

UA Researchers Design Material that More Effectively Slows Light

Researchers at The University of Alabama designed and made a material that manipulates the speed of light in a new, more effective way than previous methods, according to findings recently published in Scientific Reports by the Nature Publishing Group.

UA Part of National STEM Initiative

The University of Alabama is a founding member in a national effort to support minority women and girls interested in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the White House recently announced.

UA Studying How to Make Longer, More Durable Bridge Girders

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are testing massive concrete girders in a campus laboratory to find ways for bridges to span longer distances with fewer supports underneath.

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