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Aug 28
University seeks student research abstracts
University seeks student research abstracts

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Student researchers at UAH are being encouraged to submit abstracts of 250 words maximum outlining a design and research project relevant to the aerospace industry for consideration for the 7th Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium coming to UAH Oct. 27-29.

Abstracts should be submitted online at http://www.vbsposters.org by Friday, Sept. 12. Authors will be notified of acceptance by Tuesday, Sept. 16 and an electronic poster template will be provided. Final posters are due by Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Abstracts on atmospheric science, earth observation, space life sciences, space health, aerospace systems engineering and design, astrophysics, space weather, optics, economics, business, policy, sustainability, history, international relations, education, science, STEM outreach initiatives or related areas are requested.

Aug 26
UAH’s first Tech Trek an unqualified success
UAH’s first Tech Trek an unqualified success

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This July, UAH hosted its first-ever Tech Trek, a weeklong residential camp to promote interest in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields among rising eighth-grade girls. And by every measure, says Camp Director Dr. Rhonda Gaede, it proved to be an unqualified success.

"On Sunday, the girls were names on forms to me; by Friday, they were friends that I hated to see go," says Dr. Gaede, who also serves as an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UAH. "On more than one occasion, parents used the words 'life changing' and 'once in a lifetime' about the camp."

That's because Tech Trek offered students the freedom to be creative - a freedom missing from most middle school curriculums. "The girls said that, at school, it was about getting the right answers. But at Tech Trek, it was about exploring possibilities and understanding that failure is part of the process," she says. "The process is so much more important than any answer, because the questions are going to change during the course of a forty-year career."

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Students with computer controlled helicopterBachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCPE)

The Computer Engineering program prepares students for careers relating to the analysis, design and application of modern computer systems, including both hardware and software components. The Computer Engineering faculty is committed to sustaining a vigorous academic environment that values quality and diversity in the educational experience. Program strengths include a major engineering design experience, integration of hardware/software and computer systems issues, especially in the context of real-time, embedded, and networked systems; use of contemporary engineering design and modeling tools throughout the curriculum; and advanced engineering design electives in hardware, software and networking.

A broad background in engineering is developed through the engineering core curriculum and courses from electrical and computer engineering. The curriculum provides a thorough basis in mathematics, probability and statistics, physical sciences, engineering sciences, laboratory experience, and design experience. This background enables students to apply computer engineering principles to a variety of contemporary problems. An engineering approach is emphasized throughout computer related coursework.

Computer Engineering Advising and Mentoring

Computer Engineering majors receive curriculum advising from the Center for Engineering Education (CUE2) which is located in the Engineering Building Room 157.  Students are free to make an appointment to speak with an advisor to discuss curriculum planning, progress towards graduation, and problems with classes or other concerns as needed. Please click on this link for more information:

http://www.uah.edu/eng/departments/undergraduate-engineering/cuee-current-students/academic-advising

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