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College Announces Fall 2015 Outstanding Seniors and Grad Students UA College of Engineering announces outstanding seniors and graduate students for fall 2015 semester at commencement luncheon December 8.
How Could BB-8 Work? UA College of Engineering robotics expert and “Star Wars” fan Wolfgang Fink analyzes the design of astromech droid BB-8. (Image credt: Disney)
UA Hispanic Engineering Students Win National Leadership Award Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter nabs 2015 national and regional honors; one member shares a $10,000 design contest prize.
New WEST Center to Address Water Issues The $5.5 million facility, built by Pima County, will bring together industry, government and academia for the development of new technologies.
UA Engineering Class of 2019 Poised for Success A gymnast for the Wildcats and the founder of a nonprofit are among the newest members of the University’s growing College of Engineering.
New Microscopy Technology May Help Surgeons Save More Lives This first article in a new series on biomedical imaging describes augmented microscopy technology developed by UA biomedical engineers and neurosurgeons to help surgeons operate with greater precision and reduced risk of harming patients.
Grad Student Wins National Transportation Scholarship American Public Transportation Foundation awards the Parsons Brinckerhoff-Jim Lammie Scholarship to a UA civil engineering graduate student working on a high-speed transit system for intercity travel.
Homecoming 2015: Celebrating Successes, Sharing Lessons Learned Attendees at the 2015 University of Arizona Engineers Breakfast get the inside story of the problem-plagued website from the Microsoft executive whom President Barack Obama tapped to fix it.
UA Engineering Professor Wins Air Force Grant to Study Supersonic Air Flow Jesse Little’s aerodynamics research investigates complexities of high-speed flight with $900,000 Air Force Award.
UA Gets $1.5M for Firefighter Safety Research Researchers at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department, intended to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.
UA Engineering Freshmen Test Their Solar Power Know-How Barely two months into college, UA College of Engineering students give a stellar performance of their math, modeling, design and teamwork chops at the Solar Oven Throw Down on the UA Mall.
Solar Pioneer John Wesley Miller Receives Lasting Legacy Award The Department of Energy recognizes a UA College of Engineering alumnus and Tucson homebuilder for his contributions to environmentally sustainable construction.
Reimagined Textbooks Adapt to Student Learning One UA associate professor has put a modern spin on an old classic — the textbook — by using zyBooks in his electrical and computer engineering courses.
US, Mexico Mining Researchers Forge Collaborations Engineers and scientists at a UA panel celebrating a new joint Center for Mexican Studies discuss ways to make mining more environmentally sustainable.
Engineering Student Digs In to the Finances of Mining A UA undergraduate determined to learn the business side of mining crafts the perfect experience -- an internship with global mining consultant Behre Dolbear.