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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.