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UA Engineer Goes Back Country Biking in Tanzania to Test Local Water Sources

Engineering professor Linda Powers spent part of her summer biking around Tanzania testing wells for bacteria using a unique instrument designed at UA.
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New SIE Faculty Member Brings Human Factors into Systems Engineering Research

Ricardo Valerdi, UA Engineering's newly appointed associate professor of systems and industrial engineering, is studying psychology at Harvard. What can it all mean?
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UA Space Systems Engineer and Moon Express Team Eye $30 Million Google Lunar X Prize

In the second of a brace of articles about the research of UA space systems engineer Roberto Furfaro, we look at his work with Moon Express, a privately funded lunar transportation company that plans a pinpoint landing on the moon in 2014, giving it...
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Nine Outstanding UA Engineering Faculty Recognized

Dean says awards recognize strong achievement by outstanding faculty and improve morale.
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Mission: Possible or Impossible? UA Space Systems Engineer Has the Answer

Scientists have endless ideas for extraterrestrial exploration. Some are feasible, some not. In a two-part series, we look at how UA engineer Roberto Furfaro gives the red or green light to space missions. First, searching for delta-V, the complex...
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UA Mining Lab Gets Jumbo Gift from Industry Partners

Asarco and Atlas Copco are providing much more than a rebuilt, repainted drill jumbo -- the gift includes parts, service and training to keep the rig safe and operational. (Photo: Pete Brown)
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Engineering Student Design Project Could Save UA Thousands of Gallons of Water

Students and department join with alumnus to seek funding for system to save energy and water.
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Boeing Scholar, SWE Leader Among Dean's List 2011 Students from Yuma Area

College of Engineering recognizes notable students from state's west.