The University of Arizona Logo

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

Sensor test bed

An Autonomous Ride You Can Rely On

University of Arizona and IIT researchers develop standards to increase our confidence in robotic cars.
A swimmer in a wet suit holds onto an EMILY robotic rescue buoy

Tucson Tech: Two Local Companies Cited for Inventions Aiding Military

Hydronalix, founded by UA Engineering alumnus Tony Mulligan, received a 2017 TechConnect Defense Innovation Award from the U.S. Department of Defense.
3-D Printing

Student from Honduras Uses UA as Summer Learning Base

Under the mentorship of professor Peiwen "Perry" Li, Gabriel Vasquez worked on a research project that incorporated 3-D printing and enhanced his resume as a "science diplomat."
Alex Craig

Navy Awards UA Aerospace Engineers Nearly $2M to Advance Hypersonic Flight

The College of Engineering is building two additional wind tunnels to explore instability and materials failure in vehicles traveling at extremely high speeds.