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UA’s UTCA Finalizing Research Data on School Bus Seat Belt Pilot Study

The University of Alabama’s University Transportation Center for Alabama is processing and finalizing the research data of the pilot study assessing the impact of the installation of lap/shoulder seat belts on a limited number of Alabama school buses.

UA’s Fridley Receives ASCE ExCEEd Leadership Award

Dr. Kenneth J. Fridley, University of Alabama professor and head of civil, construction and environmental engineering, recently received the American Society of Civil Engineering’s ExCEEd Leadership Award.

Companies Recognized for Energy Savings Garnered From UA’s AIAC

The University of Alabama’s Alabama Industrial Assessment Center is putting “green” efforts into play throughout the state. At least six Alabama companies working with the AIAC have significantly reduced energy usage, improving cost savings.

UA Engineering Student Receives National Scholarship from ACEC

Chris J. “CJ” Searcy Jr., a junior in mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, recently received the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Small Firm Council Scholarship worth $5,000.

UA Engineering Student Receives NASA Aeronautics Scholarship

Chase Leibenguth, a senior in aerospace engineering at The University of Alabama, recently received a NASA Aeronautics Scholarship.

UA Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research

The University of Alabama announced today that an interdisciplinary research team has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Clash of the Concrete Titans – UA Competes in the 2010 National Concrete Canoe Competition

UA’s concrete canoe team will trek to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Calif., June 17-19, for the American Society of Civil Engineers’ National Concrete Canoe Competition

UA Experts on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

As efforts to address the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continue, University of Alabama faculty experts are available to comment on areas ranging from petroleum engineering, water quality and ecosystems to the economic impact of the spill and resulting public relations issues.

UA Engineering Student Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

For the fourth consecutive year, a student from The University of Alabama has been named a Goldwater Scholar, receiving one of the country’s most elite academic scholarships.

UA Engineering to Host Summer Program for High School Students

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host SITE this summer for students who have an interest in science, mathematics and engineering.