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Posts Tagged ‘Engineering’

With Sturdy Helmet Design, UA Students Win Metalcasting Contest

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.

UA Engineering Professor Quiets Combustion with Patented ‘Noise Sponge’

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.

UA to Host Technology Leadership Conference for Students

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.

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior

Blake Whitley, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2012 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.

UA Engineering Students Compete in SAE Baja Race

A team of engineering students from The University of Alabama, Bama Racing, will compete in the SAE Baja competition in Auburn.

UA Engineering Students to Compete in Aircraft Contest

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.

UA Engineering Professor Receives Metallurgical Award

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.

University of Alabama Student Named Truman Scholar

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.

UA Engineering Students Compete in Robotics Program

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama will compete in the IEEE SoutheastCon Hardware competition March 17 in Orlando, Fla.

Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame to Hold 2012 Ceremony

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame will induct five individuals and honor a corporation and two projects Feb. 18 during a ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Huntsville.