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Jason Keatseangsilp sits in a sports wheelchair with slanted wheels, smiling and holding two trophies on his lap. Behind him is a blue banner that reads, "Londrina Open UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour"

Q&A: Alum Climbs World Rankings in Wheelchair Tennis

Jason Keatseangsilp, who earned his biomedical engineering degree in 2017, is ranked No. 2 nationally in men’s wheelchair tennis singles – and approaching the top 50 globally, out of ~500 ranked players. Now he is contemplating the possibility of the Paralympics.
A group of eight people in blue jumpsuits smile in front of a round spacecraft. They look happy, with their arms around each other or raised in the air in celebration.

Engineering Alum Travels to Space

Dylan Taylor, who earned a materials science and engineering degree from the UA in 1993, recounts his journey to space aboard the Blue Origin NS - 19 mission on Dec. 11, 2021. He calls the journey, which marked Blue Origin's sixth flight, the most profound experience of his life.
A group of ten astronauts stand in matching blue jumpsuits in a green outdoor area.

Engineering Alum in Newest Class of NASA Astronauts

Jessica Wittner, a 2009 aerospace engineering graduate, was selected from among more than 12,000 applicants.
Nine men stand in a row. Two are holding large, spherical mesh robots.

UArizona Student’s Flying Robots Startup Takes Off

Graduate student's research led to an invention that’s now become the foundational technology for Revolute Robotics.