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UA Engineering Students, Alumni Mission Critical to OSIRIS-REx

From modeling the asteroid to steering the spacecraft, UA engineering students are helping ensure all systems are go.
Tania Martinez Cruz

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Alumna Wins National Prize in Mexico

Tania Eulalia Martínez Cruz, who earned her master’s degree from the University of Arizona in 2012, received the 2016 National Youth Prize for academic achievement from Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Aug. 12.

UA Engineering Alumnus Aims to Send Glider to Record 90,000 Feet

As CEO of the Perlan Project, aerospace engineer Ed Warnock prepares to launch an engineless aircraft to the edge of space and elevate our knowledge about climate, the ozone layer and flying on Mars.
Eric Hadder inspects a boiler

At the Grand Canyon, a Mechanic’s Love Affair With Locomotives

UA Engineering alumnus Eric Hadder, BS/ME 1995, is chief mechanical officer at the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona.