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2018

Jorge and Ricardo Valerdi

From UA Engineering to SpaceX to West Point and Back: A Q&A With Ricardo Valerdi

Systems engineering professor talks rocket science, cybersecurity and the importance of teamwork.
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Peiwen 'Perry' Li Steps Up to Lead AME

Professor and researcher of thermal science, energy and power engineering selected as new head of UA Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.
Alyssa Montijo in Copenhagen

Summers Worth Sharing: What Four UA Students Did This Summer

When summer comes to Tucson, students scatter to the four corners of the world for once-in-a-lifetime experiences as interns and in study-abroad programs.
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UA Named One of the Nation's Top 50 Public Institutions

The UA earned its highest overall mark in the U.S. News & World Report ranking since 2011, placing 46th among public institutions in the Best Colleges 2019 guidebook.
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The Quest to Conquer Earth’s Space Junk Problem

Zombie satellites, rocket shards and collision debris are creating major traffic risks in orbits around the planet. Researchers are working to reduce the threats posed by more than 20,000 objects in space.
Jeffrey and Hermelinda Bristol

UA Engineers Help a Fellow Wildcat Walk After 19 Years in a Wheelchair

Students in the Engineering Design Program help a young man retrain his brain and muscles after an aneurysm, and Tech Launch Arizona works to make the same technology available to others in need.
Jeff Goldberg hands plaque to Roman Macaya

Costa Rican Science Diplomat Honored at UA Reception

National academy leaders, ambassadors, politicians and U.S. state department representatives recognize science diplomacy work of Roman Macaya and University of Arizona.
Cameron McHugh competes in the pool

Class of 2018: Where Are They Now?

The newest additions to the UA Engineering alumni family share updates on where their education has led them.

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