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Pamela Wilkinson Receives Ivan B. Rahn Award for Mining Education and Outreach Mining organizations honor UA: Outreach coordinator Pam Wilkinson receives the Ivan B. Rahn Education Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, and alum Conrad Huss is inducted into the Mining Foundation of the Southwest hall of fame.
Systems Engineering Graduate Student Wins Officer Research Fellowship UA doctoral candidate Lt. Col. Matthew Dabkowski has received a 2016 Omar N. Bradley Officer Research Fellowship in Mathematics, and will join the faculty of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
UA's Space Expertise Seen as Key for US Security A new UA research initiative in space object behavioral sciences, headed by Moriba Jah, is regarded as vital to a deeper understanding of global issues.
Algae: The ‘Greenest’ Solution to Climate Change? Algae biofuels may be the cleanest and most affordable solution to global warming, UA chemical and environmental engineer Kimberly Ogden tells a packed Tucson audience on February 29.
Civil Engineers Honor UA Researcher for Reshaping Seismic Safety Sturdier buildings and stricter building codes earn earthquake engineering expert Robert Fleischman and his team the Charles H. Pankow Award for Innovation.
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.