Dean Charles Karr
The College of Engineering recently launched a new program for current and prospective students incorporating the many available activities they can pursue while at the Capstone. The Engineering + Program specifically is designed so our students can meet their personal education goals while also allowing them to experience life fully at a major liberal arts and research university.
As the demand for engineers and computer scientists continues to grow, UA's College of Engineering is focused on preparing our students for the infinite number of opportunities available. Our impressive numbers would not be possible without the support of our alumni and friends who have given scholarships that enable the College to provide our students superior educational experiences. Read more...
Tech Tour to visit UA, Tuscaloosa
June 19, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
The autoXLR8R "TechTour," a 13-week program to visit several of the region's top automotive research institutions to refine autoXLR8R's technologies and work... with world-renowned engineers and entrepreneurs, will bring its program to Tuscaloosa and The University of Alabama June 24 and 25. Read more
UA Leads Multi-Institute Research of Oklahoma Tornado Damage
June 3, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama is the lead on a research grant to study the damage left by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., to understand whether past tornadoes... influenced building practices to better withstand future events. As part of the grant, the research team is also studying whether social media and engineering can combine to influence future building practice. Read more
UA Part of National Alliance to Spur African-American Computer Science Graduate Students
May 30, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama is one of seven universities recently chosen by the National Science Foundation to launch the Institute for African-American Mentoring... in Computing Sciences, or iAAMCS. Read more
Did You Know?
Houser Hall, the third engineering building, was completed in 1950 and named after Shaler C. Houser, University treasurer and professor of civil engineering from 1912-1948.
Are you thinking about coming to UA? We'd love to have you! Perhaps you should Plan A Visit or check out E-Day. Want to expand your education opportunities? Check out the Engineering + Program or the Freshman Engineering Program.