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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.
A close up photo of a student wearing a dark motorcycle helmet and sitting in a Formula-style vehicle. A man is behind him working on the vehicle.

Building Skills, Machines and Friendships in Clubs

From racecars to prosthetics and air quality sensors, students roll up their sleeves and get the job done.
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.

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