The University of Arizona Logo

2018

greenhouse interior

NASA Awards UbiQD Contract to Develop Greenhouse Films for Space Missions

Phase I STTR will fund a collaboration with the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center to develop and test quantum dot materials for maximizing crop yields on the moon, Mars or other long-term space missions.
robot weeder

Research Looks at Automating Weed Killing Function

A research team at the University of Arizona has developed a precision spray assembly capable of delivering herbicides at the centimeter level of accuracy with minimal off-target spray at travel speeds of 2 miles per hour.
a pharmacist examines medications

UA Researchers Identifying Algorithms to Increase Relevant Drug Interaction Alerts

The algorithms will be incorporated into electronic health record systems to alert providers about relevant, patient-specific, potential drug interactions.
mine tailings

Metal Mining Waste Focus of $3.27M UA Superfund Research Program

Five colleges at the University of Arizona are studying human and environmental risks and developing practical solutions for the mining industry and health professions.
Gordon Downs

UA Undergraduate Mines Data from Mars Curiosity Rover

Scientists from around the world are working on the NASA Curiosity rover mission. What makes the UA's Mars Science Laboratory team different is one of its most unique members, undergraduate student Gordon Downs.
Andrea Achilli

Arizona Company Using Solar Tech to Create Drinking Water

A UA researcher also describes other ways potable water is being generated.
Zlática Kraljevic

From Chemical Engineering to International Consulting

UA Engineering alumna carries the lessons she learned at UA to a career spanning energy services and global business.
Tech Global

Unique Student Program Leads to Careers

UA students employed at Tech.Global earn more than just a paycheck. "There's nothing like it on campus," says Hazza Alkaabi, a computer science major who hopes to work in the space sector.

Pages