College of Engineering
  • Shelby Hall - 155,000 SF Facility and 17 classrooms and 63 labs
  • “Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.” James A. Michener
  • Einstein Statue in front of Engineering
  • Outside of Shelby Hall
  • Engineering Faculty

The College of Engineering at the University of South Alabama is recognized for the quality of its graduates. Its graduates have done well in industrial and government careers, not only in the local Gulf Coast region, but also nationally and internationally. Its graduates have often continued their education in some of the most respected graduate schools in the country.

The College has four academic departments and 40 full-time faculty positions. It offers five baccalaureate degrees, four masters degrees, and a doctoral degree in systems engineering. Our enrollment for Fall of 2016 includes 1922 undergraduate students and 96 masters students.  In 2015-2016 the College awarded 162 undergraduate degrees and 25 masters degrees.

The foundation of the College of Engineering is its excellent faculty with their dedication to teaching and the researching of new knowledge. All professors have doctorates and have come to USA from some of the finest universities in existence.


  Upcoming Engineering Events
Ulm Study Abroad Meeting
Tuesday,  September 26, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 2119
DayZero General Meeting
Tuesday,  September 26, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 2117
SAE Meeting
Tuesday,  September 26, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 2216
AWEA Interest Meeting
Wednesday,  September 27, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 2218

Mikayla Walters
Student of the Year, Mikayla Walters, graduated May 2017 in Chemical Engineering

Dr. Saami K. Yazdani
Teacher of the Year, Dr. Saami K. Yazdani, Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering


  Latest News
International Agreement between German and Alabama Universities
International Agreement between German and Alabama Universities
Monday - September 18, 2017
Leaders from several German and Alabama universities met in Tuscaloosa Thursday to sign an International Memorandum of Understanding giving Alabama engineering students a chance to study in Germany.
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At South, Research Reaches New Heights
At South, Research Reaches New Heights
Wednesday - July 26, 2017
For Dr. Carlos Montalvo and his team of students, their futures are definitely up in the air. And that's how they like it. Montalvo, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of South Alabama, is also director of South's Facility for Aerial Systems and Technology. FAST, in other words. It's an appropriate acronym, because the aerospace industry is moving very fast.
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Ron Stallworth,
Ron Stallworth, '03, Overcomes Struggles to Help Others
Wednesday - July 26, 2017
As a University of South Alabama student, Ron Stallworth slept in his car between class and work. The alumnus has since established a scholarship for others in financial need and mentors engineering students.
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