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Optical Sciences & Engineering Students Win Astronaut Scholarships

UA rising senior Benjamin Cromey and rising junior Travis Sawyer, University of Arizona undergraduates in the optical sciences and engineering program, are winners of the 2014 Astronaut Scholarship.

UA National Society of Black Engineers Wins Robotics Contest

Team’s ingenious use of bicycle dynamo light principle improves gas pipeline inspection robots.

UA Engineering Offers First Search-and-Rescue STEM Camp for Girls

The University of Arizona College of Engineering, in partnership with Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, is holding its first-ever Imagine IT camp, a summer program for girls designed around search-and-rescue scenarios.

Handling Big Data at Speed of Light

University of Arizona ECE professor is leading a $7.5-million project to combine optical and electronic computing technologies for big-data applications.

Cost-Limiting Temperature Controller Set for Market

University of Arizona researchers create a first-of-its-kind thermostat add-on that reliably predicts electricity costs, putting consumers in control of balancing their comfort and budget.

UA Joins the 'Movement of Making'

The UA and higher education institutions across the country are supporting the growing "movement of making" – encouraging people from all walks of life to create, build and innovate.

UA Biomedical Engineer Gets $100,000 Funding for Prosthetic Heart Valve Startup

Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, UA professor of medicine and biomedical engineering and a cardiologist at the UA Sarver Heart Center, is the founding CEO of PolyNova.

UA Engineering Introductory Course for High School Students Wins ASEE Award

UA Engineering’s introductory course, ENGR 102 HS, is garnering national accolades for its success in keeping young students fired up about engineering careers and education.