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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.
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.

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