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Summer Engineering Robotics Camp Alum Featured in Local Press
Baygents Appointed Interim Dean of Academic Affairs for UA College of Engineering Jim Baygents joined UA Engineering faculty as assistant professor in 1991, the same year he got his doctorate in chemical engineering from Princeton University. Baygents received a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Princeton in 1981 and a bachelor’s degree in the same subject from Rice University in 1980.
College of Engineering Announces New Scholarships
da Vinci Circle Selects New Fellow
Regents Professor Marcellin and His Students Get Top Billing at Telemetry Conference While Marcellin entertained conference attendees with his keynote luncheon talk about digital cinema – An Overview of Digital Cinema: Are There Answers for Telemetry? – several of his students were busy sweeping up first and second place undergraduate student paper awards.
UA Engineering Management Program Wins Outstanding Chapter Award Mike Arnold and Jane Hunter, director and associate director, respectively, of the Engineering Management Program, brought good news on their return from the annual American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) conference in November. Namely—the Engineering Management Program had won ASEM’s Founders Award, which every year recognizes the outstanding ASEM student chapter.
New Institute for Mineral Resources Will Be Global Center of Mining Excellence Arizona is sitting on a gold mine, figuratively speaking. Literally, this mineral-rich state is sitting on billions of tons of ore, including a copper ore body estimated at 1.34 billion tons, enough to meet 20 percent of expected U.S. demand for copper during the next 50 years.
Engineering Students Demonstrate Climbing Robots for Engineering 102 Open Day As part of the Introduction to Engineering course (Engineering 102, Section 1), UA engineering students have designed a series of robots that can climb three stories up a slender ribbon.
Goldberg Appointed Interim Dean Goldberg has been at UA since 1985 and is currently the College of Engineering’s associate dean for academic affairs. He is also associate professor of systems and industrial engineering and director of the bachelor of arts in engineering program. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University, and a doctorate in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.
Engineers Play Frisbee to Raise Funds for Clean Water for African Villages The UA chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-UA) organized Frisbee Without Borders, an Ultimate Frisbee competition to raise money for its clean water projects in Ghana and Mali in Africa. The competition was held Sunday, Nov. 9 from noon to 6 p.m. at Himmel Park, which is on Tucson Boulevard one block south of Speedway Boulevard.
Aerospace Engineering Alum Wins Technology Management Award for Shaping the Future Chris Lewicki, manager of the Phoenix Mars Mission, won a Shaping the Future Award Oct. 10 at this year’s Technology and Management Awards Luncheon (TMAL). The awards were held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz.
Aerospace Engineering Alum Wins Technology Management Award for Shaping the Future Chris Lewicki, manager of the Phoenix Mars Mission, won a Shaping the Future Award Oct. 10 at this year’s Technology and Management Awards Luncheon (TMAL). The awards were held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz.
Hydrology and Water Resources Faculty and Students Recognized by Geological Society of America Jennifer McIntosh, assistant professor in the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, and two of her students won awards at the Geological Society of America Conference Oct. 5-9 in Houston, Texas.
Hispanic Student Engineer Group Gets Technology Awareness Grant for Annual La Familia Event The University of Arizona Student Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE/UA) received a grant recently to conduct La Familia Technology Awareness Programs in Tucson, Ariz. This is the eighth year the UA chapter has organized the La Familia event.
Hispanic Student Engineer Group Gets Technology Awareness Grant for Annual La Familia Event The University of Arizona Student Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE/UA) received a grant recently to conduct La Familia Technology Awareness Programs in Tucson, Ariz. This is the eighth year the UA chapter has organized the La Familia event.   The annual La Familia Technology Awareness Week was celebrated in October with help from community organizations, schools, clubs and corporations throughout the country. The UA student chapter of SHPE received a technology awareness grant from Career Communications Group, founder of the La Familia Network, to hold activities in Tucson. In addition to the grant, SHPE/UA received technology teaching tools. 

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