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So long, farewell: Saying goodbye to the space shuttle

So long, farewell: Saying goodbye to the space shuttle

This article includes a number of stories, notes and accounts retold by alumni and friends of the college, as well as highlights from a history of Auburn aerospace engineering compiled by department head John Cochran. NASA’s first space shuttle mission lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on April 12, 1981, […]

by × October 27, 2011 ×
A Centennial of Auburn Engineering: Modern Leadership for the Modern Age of Engineering

A Centennial of Auburn Engineering: Modern Leadership for the Modern Age of Engineering

This article has been adapted from chapters of a manuscript by alum Art Slotkin, ’68 aerospace, detailing the history of Auburn Engineering, from its founding in 1869 to its establishment as a college in 1908 and into the modern age of engineering that we know today. In the decades that […]

by × October 27, 2011 ×
Nerds in Engineering?  Not on this Campus

Nerds in Engineering? Not on this Campus

The stereotype of engineering students as bookworms who spend all of their time in labs or studying has been inaccurate for years. Today, at Auburn, it has never been farther from the truth.  Our students are involved in a variety of other activities throughout campus, often accepting leadership roles in […]

by × June 27, 2011 ×

Product Lifecycle Management: Siemens software benefits students

Auburn Engineering students now have access to product lifecycle management (PLM) technology which has previously been out of reach for the academic community. This opportunity is made possible through an in-kind grant from the Siemens PLM Software’s Global Opportunities in Product Lifecycle Management, or GO PLM program. The software grant, […]

by × June 22, 2011 ×
Extreme Electronics

Extreme Electronics

Electronics . . . we love them. In our cars, appliances and communications devices, these complex systems provide comfort, safety and entertainment. Increasingly, they are also being asked to do all of this and more under some very tough environmental conditions. Enter CAVE3, also known as Auburn University’s Center for […]

by × June 22, 2011 ×

And the award goes to …

In February, two outstanding Auburn Engineering alumni, Bill Cutts and Dick Smith, were inducted into the prestigious State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame. William J. (Bill) Cutts, a 1955 industrial management graduate and pioneer in the field of tanks and vessels, is president and CEO of American Tank & […]

by × June 15, 2011 ×