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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.
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 HealthCare.gov 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.

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