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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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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."
Hypersonic wind tunnels

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.
Hydronalix employees

UA Engineering-Linked Companies Win Arizona Innovation Challenge Awards

Startup Codelucida, cofounded by a UA College of Engineering professor, and young company Hydronalix, founded by a UA Engineering alumnus, have each won $250,000 in Arizona Innovation Challenge grants for spring 2017.

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