At UAB's fall commencement ceremony, 52-year-old Tim French completed a 7,000-mile journey that started with one click. French traveled from around the world to UAB, walking across the stage to receive his master’s degree on his first visit to campus.
French is the safety director for the U.S. Army’s Second Infantry Division, a 10,000-person unit stationed in South Korea. For the past 18 months, he spent early mornings and late nights pursuing his degree in UAB’s totally online Advanced Safety and Engineering master’s program in the School of Engineering. U.S. News & World Report, in its first survey of Best Online Programs for Veterans, ranks UAB’s engineering master’s programs fifth in the nation.
Gregg M. Janowski, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has won the 2013 Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching.
Janowski, affectionately known as Dr. J, has educated and motivated students for 23 years, teaching classes from introductory freshman engineering to doctoral courses. He has directed graduate research and mentored or co-mentored 11 Ph.D. students. Six are faculty at a university, including two at UAB.
Haibin Ning, Ph.D., research assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), has received the 2013 Professor of the Year Award from ASTM International. The ASTM Professor of the Year Award recognizes and rewards the contributions of educators in developing students’ understanding of standards.
Need a summer internship? Interested in gaining experience to help you succeed in the engineering field? Want to find a co-op, or learn more about part-time and full-time hire opportunities? There are three exciting information sessions with Revere, BL Harbert International, and Robins & Morton coming up this semester in October and November for engineering students! You don't want to miss these!