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UA Professor Earns NSF Career Award

Dr. Yuebin Guo, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. CAREER Awards are NSF’s most prestigious awards for top performing scientists and engineers who are early in their careers.

UA Mechanical Engineering Students Win Scholarships

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers recently awarded scholarships to two mechanical engineering students at The University of Alabama.

UA Students From Huntsville Conduct Research as McNair Scholar

Karen Torres of Arab and Grace Shelby of Huntsville conducted research at The University of Alabama as members of the 2005 McNair Scholars class.

UA Researcher Performs Ballistics Research to Benefit American Troops

A University of Alabama engineering professor and his student team are researching ways to improve projectiles’ ability to penetrate sand, soil and other targets in an effort to assist American troops.

UA Student Chosen for Builders and Contractors Fellowship

Aaron Quick, a University of Alabama senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering, was recently selected to attend the Associated Builders and Contractors Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 6-9, 2005.

UA Student Receives GEM Fellowship

Joy Garnett, a junior majoring in chemical and biological engineering, has been awarded a Fellowship from The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science Inc., otherwise known as the GEM Consortium.

UA’s Formula SAE Car Ready to Race

“Vroom, vroom” is the sound 20 University of Alabama Society of Automotive Engineers members love to hear when they rev the engine of their Formula SAE car in preparation for an international competition in Detroit, Mich., May 18-22.

Top Graduate Student Awards Announced at UA

The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2004-2005 Outstanding Graduate Student Awards.

UA Engineering Students Develop Toys for RISE Center

University of Alabama senior mechanical engineering students have designed and built ride-on toys for children who have motor skill limitations and attend the RISE Program at the Stallings Center. Besides giving the children toys to ride, the toys will provide these children with experience in driving electronic devices and help prepare them for electric wheelchairs sooner.

UA Hosts American Society of Civil Engineers Regional Conference

The University of Alabama will host the American Society of Civil Engineers Southeast conference on April 8-9. The Southeast regional conference is the largest ASCE conference in the nation.