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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

Two students wearing lab coats and goggles in a lab.

EMPOWER STEM Program Creates Student Pathways to Jobs in National Labs

Funded by $748,000 from the Office of Naval Research, the EMPOWER STEM program aims to provide a route to government research jobs, particularly for students from diverse backgrounds.
Suchol Savagatrup, wearing a face masks and blue latex gloves, reaches into a cabinet in his lab.

Little Droplets With a Big Punch: Using Liquid Sensors to Test Water Safety

Engineering assistant professor and Army Young Investigator Award winner develops a water test that uses oil droplets, rather than a solid sensor, to immediately detect contaminants.
photo taken from a plane showing cumulus clouds from above. The wing of the plane is visible in the left of the frame

Taking Flight to Study Clouds and Climate

A new mission involving synchronized aircraft observations is collecting data vital for improving our understanding of how aerosol particles and clouds influence each other.
A student sitting next to a computer monitor and wearing a VR headset.

Students Net $46,000 in Prizes at Craig M. Berge Design Day 2021

College of Engineering seniors at the University of Arizona showcase their efforts to make crops healthier, humans safer, and the future brighter.

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