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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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UArizona Receives $4M in Federal Grants to Support Underrepresented Students

Three grants from the U.S. Department of Education's TRIO Programs will help first-generation students, students from low-income households and students with disabilities pursue STEM majors, earn bachelor's degrees and become teachers.
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UA Makes Major Leap in US News & World Report Rankings

The UA is ranked No. 97 overall – up 20 spots from last year's ranking – and No. 40 among public universities. It is the university's first appearance in the top 100 since 2009 and its overall score of 61 marks an all-time high for UA in these rankings.
Herbold Fellows

Herbold Fellowships Apply Data Science to Diverse Areas

With scholarships sponsored by Bob and Patricia Herbold, five UA engineering graduate students are using computational and other advanced analyses to improve air quality, quantum computing capabilities, hypersonic flight, data-driven decision making and medical imaging.
Zachary Rovig

Seniors Build Successful Projects Despite COVID-19 Setbacks

Using online meeting software and materials found around the house, and with a whole lot of determination and discipline, seniors overcame challenges associated with the pandemic to succeed with their capstone designs and prototypes.

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