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UA Engineering Students, Alumni Mission Critical to OSIRIS-REx From modeling the asteroid to steering the spacecraft, UA engineering students are helping ensure all systems are go.
UA Potable Water System Wins 2016 Best Project Award The University of Arizona and collaborators receive the 2016 WateReuse Arizona Project of the Year Award for their work converting wastewater into high-quality drinking water.
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Alumna Wins National Prize in Mexico Tania Eulalia Martnez Cruz, who earned her master’s degree from the University of Arizona in 2012, received the 2016 National Youth Prize for academic achievement from Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on August 12.
Retina Researcher Erika Eggers Sheds Light on Vision’s Mysteries University of Arizona faculty member wins two prestigious federal grants, totaling $2.8 million, to reduce the specter of blindness for millions with diabetes and deepen insight into how we see.
UA Engineers Twist Physics Laws to Boost Sonic Science Materials science engineer Pierre Deymier is bending sound waves in nature-defying ways that could quiet our cities, heal our bodies and provide new sources of energy.
UA Engineers Design Wi-Fi to Squeeze More Connections from Limited Spectrum A handheld wireless device in development by two University of Arizona engineering professors could create more wireless connections in an increasingly crowded spectrum.
UA Engineering Alumnus Aims to Send Glider to Record 90,000 Feet As CEO of the Perlan Project, aerospace engineer Ed Warnock prepares to launch an engineless aircraft to the edge of space and elevate our knowledge about climate, the ozone layer and flying on Mars.
Record Number of Teachers Sign Up for UA STEM Program In summer workshops, high school math and science teachers learn new ways to teach their students about robotics, solar energy, water sustainability and the brain.
Kelly Potter Recognized for Mentoring Solar Go-Kart Teen Teams UA Engineering professor Kelly Potter awarded for supporting STEM education by coaching high school students as they fund, design, build and race solar-powered go-karts.
UA Researchers Win NSF Award to Study Organic Semiconductors Erin Ratcliff, assistant professor in the College in Engineering, receives grant to make environmentally sustainable devices more stable and commercially viable.
At the Grand Canyon, a Mechanic’s Love Affair With Locomotives UA Engineering alumnus Eric Hadder, BS/ME 1995, is chief mechanical officer at the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona.
UA, Saudi Universities Partner on Farming The institutions are advancing social agriculture to help farmers achieve economic profitability while promoting environmental sustainability.
Several Wildcats Tracking for Olympics, Paralympics Industrial engineering senior Rafael Quintero will represent Puerto Rico in the diving competition at the Rio Olympics in August.
UA Civil Engineering Alumni at Helm of ASCE With Mark Woodson 2016 president and Kristina Swallow 2017 president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the UA’s civil engineering program is playing a greater part in advancing the profession.
Systems and Industrial Engineering Department Presents First Alumni Award to Herb Burton Retired Bell Labs executive was the first graduate of what became the first accredited systems engineering program in the U.S.

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