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UA Startup Caltrode Tackles Galvanic Corrosion Researchers have invented a new type of sensor designed to work effectively in high-temperature environments, and it has implications for solar power, nuclear reactors and petroleum refining.
UA Inventions Deliver Cleaner Copper, Energy Capture A toxin-free method for extracting copper from raw ore and other procedures using molten salts represent an opportunity for a sizable impact in both mining and energy storage.
E-Week Sneak Peek Leave it to UA Engineering students to turn opening an umbrella into a public spectacle! It’s all part of the Rube Goldberg Competition, the kickoff event of Engineers Week, Feb. 19-27.
Google and Microsoft Among 48 Recruiters at iExpo 2016 Hundreds of UA engineering and computer science majors attended iExpo to get their foot in the door with Google, Microsoft, L-3 Communications, Epic, Raytheon and many other companies.
UA-Based Study Finds No Safety Threat from Brief Exposure to Industrial Nanoparticles A multi-university research team based at the UA has found that nano-engineered materials widely used in semiconductor manufacturing pose low environmental risk.
Victory Is Sweet at Hack Arizona 2016 From Apple Watches to Raspberry Pi’s, top prizes at January hackathon go to UA Engineering students.
UA-Built Concussion App in NCAA Competition Sports-related concussions are now part of the national conversation, and a team of UA researchers — including football players Jason Sweet and Scooby Wright — is teaching athletes to recognize and report the signs.
Two Engineering Students Receive Churchill Scholarships UA students Jeannie Wilkening and Travis Sawyer have been named Churchill Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year, each receiving one of 15 scholarships awarded nationally.
UA Traffic Engineer Larry Head Wins Best Paper Award from Transportation Research Board SIE Professor Larry Head receives a second D. Grant Mickle Award for best paper from the U.S. Transportation Research Board, and his former student wins the first-ever award for best dissertation from a Chinese transportation organization.
Hack Arizona Delivers Apps and Sustainable Projects UA Engineering students win in multiple categories at UA-hosted computer extravaganza.
Students Program Soccer-Playing Robots with Help of UA Professor UA Engineering researcher Ricardo Valerdi, a professor in the department of systems and industrial engineering, teaches engineering principles to middle school students by showing them how to build autonomous soccer-playing robots.
Arizona Engineers Learn Flood-Mapping Software Before It’s Released Dozens of civil engineers, hydrologists and other water resource professionals attend University of Arizona workshops to learn a forthcoming version of widely used flood-mapping software.
Mars Navigator Joins UA to Launch Space Research Initiative Moriba Jah joins UA College of Engineering and Defense and Security Research Institute to spearhead space object behavioral sciences initiative.
UA Researchers Developing Brain-Mapping Technology Biomedical engineer Russell Witte is leading a $1.15 million NIH project to create a new type of imaging with the potential to advance understanding of brain function and improve diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
'Star Wars' Science: Risk Analysis Gone Wrong UA space systems engineer Roberto Furfaro examines the Death Star and points out the key design flaws that spelled the fictional spacecraft's doom.