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Chemical & Environmental Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of CHEE, please visit the department website.

Chemical & Environmental 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.
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College Welcomes New Faculty, Leadership

Three new professors, two new department chairs and an associate dean for research join the team to help lift the College of Engineering to new heights in mining, chemical and environmental engineering, additive manufacturing and other strategic areas.
Two women stand in front of a solar-powered desalination system, shaped like a giant curved mirror

Harnessing the Sun to Purify Concentrated Waste Streams

A team of engineers and scientists is developing a solar-powered desalination system to recover water from concentrated waste streams with maximum efficiency.

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