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A UA research team has received a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Grant for Exploratory Research to investigate and gather data about the damage to, and performance of, woodframe structures in the affected areas due to strong winds.
The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama students – from among more than 12,000 applicants nationwide – for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
A team of engineering students from The University of Alabama will compete in the SAE Baja competition in Cullman, April 14-17.
The University of Alabama's College of Engineering Does Amateur Radical Theatre will stage "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" on two separate performance weekends.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host a series of camps this summer for students interested in science, mathematics and engineering.
The Rocket Girls, an all-female team of engineering students at The University of Alabama, will fire its first rocket in the 2011 NASA University Student Launch Initiative in Huntsville April 16.
The Crimson Hawx, a team of University of Alabama aerospace engineering students, will compete with an airplane it built for the AIAA Student Design/Build/Fly competition April 15-17 in Tucson, Ariz.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering announced Dr. K. Clark Midkiff Jr., professor and director of UA's Center for Advanced Vehicle Technology, as the 2011 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently awarded J. Ray McGaha with the 2011 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer Award.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni of the College by inducting them into its class of 2011 Distinguished Engineering Fellows.
Dr. Garry W. Warren, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, has been named president of TMS, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.
University of Alabama engineering students will compete in the IEEE SoutheastCon Hardware competition March 17-20 in Nashville, Tenn. Each team must build an autonomous robot, meaning it operates on its own without a driver, to navigate a course.
The University of Alabama will host the 32nd Annual Alabama Technology Student Association State Leadership Conference involving competition for middle and high school students Thursday and Friday, March 10-11, at the Bryant Conference Center.
The state of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame will induct seven individuals and honor three corporations during a Feb. 26 ceremony at the Renaissance Hotel and Spa in Montgomery.
The University of Alabama will host a regional Science Olympiad competition for middle and high-school students Saturday, Feb. 12, at 9 a.m.
Dr. C. Heath Turner has been named interim head of the department of chemical and biological engineering and Dr. Tim A. Haskew has been named interim head of the department of electrical and computer engineering, both in The University of Alabama's College of Engineering.
Eighteen University of Alabama researchers have been awarded more than three-quarters of a million dollars, combined, as part of the first installment from BP for research into the impact of the Gulf oil spill.
Researchers from The University of Alabama invite the public to learn more about nanotechnology – the science of the ultra small – via a Science Café scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 15 at the Barnes & Noble book store on McFarland Boulevard.
Two research articles co-authored by a University of Alabama computer scientist are among 2010's "Top 25 Hottest Articles" appearing in the scientific journal Information and Software Technology, according to an online database regularly accessed by nearly 11 million users.
Ferosh Jacob, a computer science doctoral student in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, was recently named one of three finalists at the OOPSLA/SPLASH student research competition held in Reno, Nev., earlier this semester.
The National Science Foundation has extended its support for an alliance of 19 historically black colleges and universities and nine major research universities, including The University of Alabama, encouraging African-American students to pursue graduate training and research careers in robotics and computer science.
A research article authored by a University of Alabama professor and her former graduate student is among 2010's "Top 25 Hottest Articles" appearing in the scientific journal Intermetallics.
Dr. Nitin Chopra, assistant professor in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, has been selected by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society as the 2011 Young Leader International Scholar.
Bianca Covington, a 2009 University of Alabama graduate in mechanical engineering, was recently awarded the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Charles T. Main Student Section Silver Award, which recognizes student leadership and service.
Benjamin Gravlee of Fairhope, a senior at The University of Alabama with a double major in civil and construction engineering, will be awarded the Baldwin County Road Builders Association Scholarship for $2,500 on Nov. 9.