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UA Alumna Lifts Burden for Communities Lacking Clean Water University of Arizona civil engineering alumna Marla Smith-Nilson is delivering clean water and expanding opportunities in impoverished countries around the world.
UA Engineering Homecoming 2016 Highlights the Profession’s Humanity Whether providing communities with potable water, rescuing people at sea, transferring data in the cloud or adding convenience in the home, this year's honorees were proof positive of engineers' propensity for good.
Optical Society Elects ECE Professor as Fellow Ivan B. Djordjevic, a University of Arizona electrical, computer and optical engineer developing uncrackable communication links, joins elite optics group.
Sun-Fueled Synergy on Display From mathematical calculations to design modifications and intense collaboration, the Solar Oven Thrown Down gives University of Arizona freshmen a taste of what it takes to be an engineer.
UA Engineer Comes Full Circle as Fellow of Elite Physics Group The American Physical Society has named Richard Ziolkowski -- a physics-trained professor of electrical engineering who researches and develops antennas for medical implants, space communications and more -- a fellow.
Two Water Experts in the UA College of Engineering Named IWA Fellows Jim Field and Shane Snyder, UA professors of chemical and environmental engineering, are honored for their research and leadership in global water sustainability.
UA Researcher Gets Grant for Ovarian Cancer Screening Device The cancer is one of the deadliest forms today, primarily because there are currently no effective or widely used tests to detect it at its earliest stages when most treatable.
UA Professor and Alumna Earn State and National Honors for Promoting Diversity in STEM University of Arizona materials science and engineering associate professor Erica Corral and Honeywell engineer and alumna Marla Peterson are helping more women and Hispanics excel in STEM.
UA Engineer Gives Doctors a Better Feel for Laparoscopic Surgery With $1.9 million from the National Science Foundation, Jerzy Rozenblit is developing and testing a training device that reduces surgical errors by giving surgeons a better grasp of laparoscopic surgery.
UA Engineering Receives $1.07 Million NSF Graduate Student Diversity Grant Bridge to the Doctorate fellowships help Hispanics, African-Americans and other students from underrepresented groups in higher education earn master’s degrees at the University of Arizona and go on to pursue PhDs.
Gifted UA Engineer Predicts Materials Failure from the Tiniest of Grains A math and science prodigy and fourth-year faculty member at the College of Engineering receives Department of Energy award to study mechanical processes at the nanoscale.
Caterpillar Executives Immersed in Mining at UA The Illinois-based manufacturer is tapping the UA College of Engineering for its mining expertise, enrolling 12 high-level employees in a new online certificate program.
UA Named a Top University by US News & World Report The University placed 124th in a ranking of 310 of the nation's best universities, earning high marks in business, management information systems and engineering.
Environmental Sustainability Draws College’s Newest University Fellows University of Arizona international PhD students in Engineering are working to clean up mining waste and improve solar energy systems.
Cuello Elected to Philippines National Academy of Science and Technology Joel Cuello, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, was elected to the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines for his significant contributions in sustainable biological and agricultural engineering systems.