Bell will promote research, balance

Normally, taking anything from LSU other than a win leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. However, with the hiring of Dr. Stuart Bell this month, I believe that we as students at Alabama have something worth celebrating on more than just a week-to-week basis.

Device offers diet tracking

Edward Sazonov, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is part of a collaboration with other professors from Georgia State University and the University of Colorado at Denver that is working together to develop a revolutionary diet tracking device.

Students create plans for potential investors

While many students grab a bite to eat and chat with friends in the Ferguson Center, Michael Royko works on a business plan for potential investors. Royko, a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering, is one of 24 University of Alabama students participating in the Neuro Start Up Challenge.

Student earns NASA scholarship

Lauren Howell is aiming for the stars – a bit more literally than most of her classmates. Howell, a sophomore majoring in aerospace engineering at The University of Alabama, was recently named a recipient of NASA's 2014-2015 Aeronautics Scholarship. Howell is one of just 20 students from across the nation to receive the honor.

Engineering students take stage

The College of Engineering Does Amateur Radical Theatre is a group of primarily engineering students out to prove the College of Engineering is a creative place, not just numbers, technology and science. Founded in 2007, the group consists of roughly 50 members.

Engineering conference held at UA

The 53rd biennial International Field Emissions Symposium, held in Tuscaloosa from May 20 to 25, hosted over 180 professionals from 12 countries in a conference detailing and discussing new strides being made in the atomic sciences. Traditionally held every two years in different parts of the world, its previous hosts include Sydney, Australia and Rouen, France.

Engineering students place sixth in robotics competition

A team of senior students from the University of Alabama’s College of Engineering placed sixth in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon hardware robotics competition on March 17. The team is comprised of seven seniors in the electrical and computer-engineering program at UA who are enrolled in the ECE 492/494 Capstone Senior Design course.