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Chao Zeng

UA-Based Study Finds No Safety Threat from Brief Exposure to Industrial Nanoparticles

A multi-university research team based at the UA has found that nano-engineered materials widely used in semiconductor manufacturing pose low environmental risk.
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Victory Is Sweet at Hack Arizona 2016

From Apple Watches to Raspberry Pi’s, top prizes at January hackathon go to UA Engineering students.
Using Google to diagnose concussion

UA-Built Concussion App in NCAA Competition

Sports-related concussions are now part of the national conversation, and a team of UA researchers — including football players Jason Sweet and Scooby Wright — is teaching athletes to recognize and report the signs.
Jeannie Wilkening

Two Engineering Students Receive Churchill Scholarships

UA students Jeannie Wilkening and Travis Sawyer have been named Churchill Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year, each receiving one of 15 scholarships awarded nationally.
Larry Head

UA Traffic Engineer Larry Head Wins Best Paper Award from Transportation Research Board

SIE Professor Larry Head receives a second D. Grant Mickle Award for best paper from the U.S. Transportation Research Board, and his former student wins the first-ever award for best dissertation from a Chinese transportation organization.

Hack Arizona Delivers Apps and Sustainable Projects

UA Engineering students win in multiple categories at UA-hosted computer extravaganza.
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Students Program Soccer-Playing Robots with Help of UA Professor

UA Engineering researcher Ricardo Valerdi, a professor in the department of systems and industrial engineering, teaches engineering principles to middle school students by showing them how to build autonomous soccer-playing robots.
Jennifer Duan

Arizona Engineers Learn Flood-Mapping Software Before It’s Released

Dozens of civil engineers, hydrologists and other water resource professionals attend University of Arizona workshops to learn a forthcoming version of widely used flood-mapping software.