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Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of AME, please visit the department website.

Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering News

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Start Your Engines: Design-Build Clubs Drive UA Students Toward Career Goals

Three engineering student clubs allow present and future Wildcats to apply STEM principles taught in the classroom to designing and building vehicles.
Illustration of power, lighting and roving concepts operating in a lunar crater. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

Lunar Lasers and Cosmic Crops: NASA Funds UA Space Exploration Missions

NASA funding will support UA teams working on ways to harvest water and produce crops in space.
Students in solar-powered go-karts get ready at the starting line of a race.

Get Set for 2020 Racing the Sun Go-Kart Competition

This SARSEF event, supported by the University of Arizona College of Engineering and its industry partner Caterpillar, empowers high school students to pursue higher education and careers in STEM.
Alyssa Hom and Shandi Spencer

Employers Seek Out Top Engineering Talent at 2020 iExpo

Record numbers of students attend Arizona’s largest student-run engineering career fair. Many walk away with job possibilities.

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