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2019

Dirt explosion

Team Uses 'Magic' Microbes, Chemical Processes to Render Toxic Explosives Harmless

With $1.7 million in DOD funding, UA engineers and scientists are developing game-changing chemical reaction processes and biodegradation methods to quickly and easily decontaminate soil and water.
Bradley Williams in a white safety suit in front of a spacecraft.

Flinn-Brown Fellow Blends Aerospace Aspirations, Political Practicality

Engineering alumnus and UA employee started his deep space journey at 10, viewing command of the Mars Polar Lander’s failed descent. Now he’s extending his problem-solving skills behind the scenes.
Tosiron Adegbija stands at a whiteboard with a diagram of computer memory caching written on it in black marker

NSF Early Career Award Winner Is Caching In on More Memory

UA electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Tosiron Adegbija will use $500,000 to make computers more energy-efficient and conduct STEM outreach.
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.
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.
Old Main at sunset

UA Engineers Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

One of the most prestigious graduate fellowships in the nation recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in STEM disciplines.
Arash Roshanineshat stands in front of a big, white satellite on a cloudy day.

UA Electrical Engineering Grad Student Helps Capture First Image of Black Hole

Arash Roshanineshat’s digital signal processing skills and tools are helping a worldwide astronomical community write the next chapter on the universe’s most extreme objects.
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.

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