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June 2019

Aerial view of Tucson, taken from west of the I-10.

Tucson’s Burgeoning Tech Sector Reveals a Hub of Innovation in Southern Arizona

Established industry giants and technology startups alike are attracted to Tucson's talented workforce.
A darkly tinted photo of an aerial view of a city, with lines connecting different buildings. Text along the bottom reads "Attack Origins, Attack Types, Attack Targets and Live Attacks"

UA Prepares Students for Careers in Intelligence and Information

A $1.5M grant from the Defense Intelligence Agency gives students across campus a way to learn more about intelligence operations, including those related to electrical and computer engineering.
Taehee Lee applies a blower to the desert dirt.

Startup Licenses UA-Engineered Solutions to Control Dust in a Dry World

Using technology developed by a UA engineer, startup Clean Earth Tech plans to provide a novel solution to a common problem in arid climates: air pollution caused by dry air and blowing dust.
Three students wearing t-shirts and jeans stand on ladders to build a brick wall.

UA Civil Engineering Graduates in Demand

The 2019 placement rate for UA Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics grads tops 90%.
Frances Walker explaining a blueprint on a large white sheet of paper to an onlooker.

Frances Walker: The Arizona Highway Department’s First Female Engineer

UA alumna and College of Engineering Hall of Fame inductee reflects on pioneering past.
A multicar accident on a dusty roadside

Road Runner: UA Students' Tool Could Be Key Part in Dust Storm Research

Mechanical engineering student Ruby O'Brien-Metzger is part of a team of scientists researching what soil types and wind conditions cause blowing dust.
A man holds up a small 3D-printed black sphere in one hand, a penny in the other. The sphere is only about 3 times the size of the penny.

Self-Driving Could Get a Big Boost If This Automotive Radar Startup Is on the Right Track

A product developed by electrical and computer engineer Hao Xin could speed the development of driverless technology.
Young-Jun Son, Ted Landis, Marla Peterson, Ted Landis, Cindy Klingberg and Herb Burton on stage at SIE convocation ceremony

SIE Names Marla Peterson 2019 Alumna of the Year

UA systems and industrial engineering department recognizes Honeywell engineer for decades of promoting inclusivity and supporting fellow Wildcats.

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