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Systems & Industrial Engineering News - October 2020

A spacecraft above an asteroid's terrain (artist's impression).

OSIRIS-REx Successfully Touches Asteroid Bennu in Sample Grab

Ten years after NASA selected UArizona to lead the OSIRIS-REx mission, the spacecraft successfully completed its most treacherous and rewarding task: sample collection.
Jianqiang Cheng, Ricardo Valerdi and Qiang Zhou

Three SIE Researchers Earn NSF Funding in One Month

The funding will support research into data science, engaging children in hands-on STEM activities and more efficiently replacing battery-powered Internet of Things devices.
A Latino student wearing sunglasses, a graduation cap and gown and a "Class of 2019" sash raises his fist into the air in excitement. Red and white text on the blue background reads, "Excelencia in Education: Examples of Excelencia."

UA Program Named 'Example of Excelencia' in Recognition of Service to Latino Students in STEM

The Arizona's Science, Engineering and Math Scholars program provides services to support students in graduating with a STEM degree, focusing on students who are underrepresented in STEM.
Screenshot of a Zoom meeting, with Ann Wilkey full screen and a few other people lined up across the top.

Ann Wilkey Named SIE Alum of the Year

Double SIE graduate recognized for stellar career, service to the university and dedicated support of engineering students.