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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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Peiwen 'Perry' Li Steps Up to Lead AME

Professor and researcher of thermal science, energy and power engineering selected as new head of UA Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.
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The Quest to Conquer Earth’s Space Junk Problem

Zombie satellites, rocket shards and collision debris are creating major traffic risks in orbits around the planet. Researchers are working to reduce the threats posed by more than 20,000 objects in space.
Jeffrey and Hermelinda Bristol

UA Engineers Help a Fellow Wildcat Walk After 19 Years in a Wheelchair

Students in the Engineering Design Program help a young man retrain his brain and muscles after an aneurysm, and Tech Launch Arizona works to make the same technology available to others in need.
Cameron McHugh competes in the pool

Class of 2018: Where Are They Now?

The newest additions to the UA Engineering alumni family share updates on where their education has led them.

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