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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

A group of a dozen people wearing white construction hats hold shovels that are placed into a square of dirt.

Construction Begins on UArizona's New Applied Research Building

The new building at the southeast corner of East Helen Street and North Highland Avenue will connect researchers across four colleges and eight departments.
A mannequin covered in black tape is held up by a PVC pipe frame in a large room. Two students kneel next to electronic equipment near the mannequin.

Staying Safe When Lightning Strikes

As a capstone project, a team of engineering seniors built a mannequin to test the efficacy of lightning protection garments.
A student sitting next to a computer monitor and wearing a VR headset.

Students Net $46,000 in Prizes at Craig M. Berge Design Day 2021

College of Engineering seniors at the University of Arizona showcase their efforts to make crops healthier, humans safer, and the future brighter.
Roberto Furfaro standing behind a telescope

The Visitor Who Never Left: Roberto Furfaro, 2021 da Vinci Fellow

The systems and industrial engineering professor, whose work centers around applying artificial intelligence methods to space exploration, has been with the college for more than 20 years.

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