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Research News - April 2019

UA engineering students fine-tune their virtual reality system for CPR training after hours on the floor of a lab at the Sarver Heart Center.

Gift Equips Engineering Students to Build Lifesaving Technology

Biomedical engineering students at the UA will soon have the chance to solve design challenges in all four years of their studies.
Prabhat Baniya and Kathleen Melde

Pushing the Envelope of Chip-to-Chip Communication

ECE professor and grad student get tiny chips to do big jobs using reconfigurable antennas.
Joshua Olson, Veysi Demir and Nasser Peyghambarian in the lab

UA Startup to Bring Holographic Video Glasses Into View

Engineering and optical sciences professor forms an augmented reality tech company.
Doug Hockstad, Jennifer Barton and Dr. Robert C. Robbins

I-Squared Awards Ceremony Honors Campus Inventors

Engineers recognized by Tech Launch Arizona for creating devices to make the world a better place.
Marvin Slepian

Slepian Named 2019 Regents' Professor

Cardiologist and engineering professor recognized for distinguished accomplishments in teaching, scholarship, research and entrepreneurship.
Two people standing in front of an ivy-covered archway on the UA campus.

A UA-Powered Science Fair Success

Ask and you shall receive: High school freshman turns to UA researcher for help with her project on aerosol particles.
A colorful simulation of a truck running into a wall with a person inside. On the right side of the image is a zoomed-in version of the driver's brain.

A Step Toward Determining Which Car Crashes Cause Traumatic Brain Injury – And Which Don’t

UA researchers are developing a tool to calculate the likelihood of traumatic brain injury after a vehicle collision.
Five students standing by a 3D printer

Students Demonstrate Firefighting, Grasshopper-Catching and Bruise-Measuring Tech at Design Day

On April 29, 616 senior engineering students will display projects they’ve developed over the course of a year. There are inventions to fight fires, reduce cyclist fatalities and combat child abuse, as well as more than 100 other projects to make...

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