Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Award Winners

  • December 9th, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Sean Amini and Dr. Jin Kim on being named the recipients of the mechanical engineering department’s Teaching Innovation Award and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Award, respectively. Teaching Innovation Award As the recipient of the Teaching Innovation Award, Dr. Amini will establish a Renewable Energy Training Lab (RETL). The RETL will house […]

Agrawal Awarded 2022 Distinguished Service Award

  • November 10th, 2022

Dr. Ajay Agrawal received the 2022 Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The award is presented annually to a member of an ASME committee who has made significant contributions, in terms of personal service, to the committee and its operations.  Agrawal was recognized for his many years of leadership and service […]

New Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  • November 8th, 2022

The department of mechanical engineering launched its new bachelor’s degree program in manufacturing systems engineering at the start of the fall 2022 semester. The new program, which is also offered via distance learning, will provide students with skills and knowledge for successful careers in manufacturing systems and processes with practical applications ranging from manufacturing processes to cyber-physical […]

Doctoral Student Selected for Prestigious NDSEG Fellowship

  • September 9th, 2022

Kayla Bell, a doctoral student in the department of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, was recently selected as the recipient of the 2022 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award. The NDSEG Fellowship Program selected Bell from more than 3,100 applicants for her “academic excellence and science, technology, engineering and math […]

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Members Part of Award-Winning Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize Team

  • May 24th, 2022

Faculty members at The University of Alabama (UA) are working alongside Energy Alabama to provide students and local businesses with clean energy education and empowerment programs as the result of funds provided through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize. The two respective groups, known collectively as the Alabama Energy Transformation Initiative […]

Mechanical engineering student Michael Stokes placed second in the “Student Paper” category at the 16th International Conference on Laser Ablation (COLA) in Matsue, Japan.

  • April 30th, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal who has been recognized as Fellow of The Combustion Institute!

  • March 4th, 2022

New BS Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering Coming Fall 2022

  • December 9th, 2021

Manufacturing jobs have become a major staple in the state economy, and our department, joining forces by the College of Engineering and The University of Alabama, is doing what it can to supply a pipeline of workers. In an effort to promote and expand on this growing field, we are embarking on adding a manufacturing […]