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Faculty News - May 2019

Roman Lysecky

Automated Malware Detection for Life-Critical Systems

Professor Roman Lysecky's invention could help systems like pacemakers and autonomous vehicles automatically detect and avoid potential threats.
The UA campus at sunset

UA Materials Science Engineers Lead Global Phononics Conference

Experts from around the world gather in Tucson to take sound-based research up a notch.
The sun sets over a fountain on the UA campus.

UA Jumps 46 Spots in Forbes 'Best Value' Ranking

The UA was ranked No. 62 in Forbes' fourth annual "Best Value Colleges" list, recognizing the university's combination of first-rate educational opportunities and affordable pricing.
Profile photo of Jeffrey Bristol, sitting in a blue suit and graduation sash, looking straight ahead.

After 20 Years in a Wheelchair, UA Student Walks at Graduation

Sheer determination, steadfast support and a ‘lightning legs’ engineering design project have Jeffrey Bristol on his feet again.
Alex Craig smiles and rests his arm on a 104-foot silver wind tunnel

New $1M Wind Tunnel Makes UA a Player in the Hypersonics Research Game

UA engineers to test air speeds up to five times the speed of sound.
Two men in a laboratory reach for water samples setting on top of a machine.

UA Team Working on New Method to Remove PFAS Contaminants From Water

Chemical engineers and water scientists tackle a public health issue that hits close to home.
William Cosart, wearing a blue lei, hands a framed certificate to Claudia Arias.

UA Engineering Celebrates 2018-2019 Employee Awards and Accolades

Faculty and staff gather for a luncheon to reflect on recent successes, promotions and retirements.
Aerial shot of a group of people on a high-up building patio, smiling.

Women in Mining Re-Establishes Local Chapter to Help Secure Arizona’s Future in the Industry

Rosa Maria Rojas, president of the organization and a University of Arizona mining and geological engineering professor of practice, says the payoff for diversity and inclusivity is great.

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