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October 2019

Two young men and two young women wearing Hawaiian shirts and bright yellow vests kneel for a photo next to their solar oven, a cardboard and aluminum foil device labeled with their group name: "Team Hot Stuff."

Clouds Clear Out and Competition Heats Up at Solar Oven Throw Down

Freshman engineers harness the power of the sun in their first hands-on design experience as UA students.
Don Gervasio, wearing a long-sleeved blue shirt, stands between a pump and pipe in a laboratory with tubes hanging in the background

Protecting the Pipes Used to Harvest Solar Energy

University of Arizona engineers are using $1M from the DOE to minimize corrosion in large-scale solar energy production.
Carbon fiber material

Startup Licenses Carbon Fiber Tech to Treat Broken Bones

A UA engineering professor has invented a flexible carbon fiber fabric designed to be inserted inside and around a fractured bone. The technology has been licensed to a startup and has already received venture capital funding to take it forward.
A young man holding a microphone gestures toward a systems of pipes and gauges.

Students Tackle 21st Century Sustainability Challenges on the Navajo Nation

UA students working on food, energy and water insecurity among Indigenous communities build an off-the-grid water filtration system on the Navajo Nation.