UAH Engineering Forum & the Southeast Symposium on Contemporary Engineering Topics to be held August 3

Charger Union building
Michael Mercier | UAH

The College of Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is pleased to announce the first UAH Engineering Forum (UAH-EF), which will be held in conjunction with the 2018 Southeast Symposium on Contemporary Engineering Topics (SSCET). The event will take place on Friday, Aug. 3, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Charger Union Theatre and the Shelby Center for Science & Technology.

“The UAH Engineering Forum is an opportunity for engineers, students, and faculty from UAH and universities in the Southeast to network and discuss solutions to modern engineering problems,” says Dr. Tommy Morris, UAH-EF chair and director of UAH’s Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education. “We look forward to showing off our campus, our students, and many of our new faculty.”

The UAH-EF will feature presentations from technical experts and faculty from companies and universities across the Southeast, to include UAH’s College of Engineering. Its purpose will be to explore and discuss state-of-the-art engineering solutions to modern engineering problems. Those who attend will receive up to 8 professional development hours/continuing education credits.

The event will officially kick off on Thursday, Aug. 2, with an evening reception and dinner for speakers and patrons at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. On Friday, Aug. 3, the program will be as follows:

  • 7 – 8 a.m.
    Charger Union Theater
    Registration, check-in, and light breakfast networking session

  • 8 – 8:50 a.m.
    Charger Union Theater
    Welcome and keynote speaker

  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Shelby Center
    Morning track sessions

  • 12 – 1:20 p.m.
    Charger Union Theater
    Lunch and keynote speaker

  • 1:30 – 5 p.m.
    Shelby Center
    Afternoon track sessions

  • 5 – 6 p.m.
    Charger Union Theater
    Network and continuing education certificate

Topics to be covered during the track sessions include aerospace; biomedical and biotechnology; chemical and petroleum engineering; civil, environmental, and coastal engineering; cybersecurity; electric power; electrical and computer engineering; ethics and engineering education; industrial and systems engineering; mechanical engineering; and student research.

Tickets to attend the UAH-EF are $75 for regular attendees and $30 for students. To register, visit


UAH Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education


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