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Illustration of power, lighting and roving concepts operating in a lunar crater. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

Lunar Lasers and Cosmic Crops: NASA Funds UA Space Exploration Missions

NASA funding will support UA teams working on ways to harvest water and produce crops in space.
Gregory Ditzler explains a concept at a whiteboard.

Electrical Engineer Trains Computers to Distinguish Between Friend and Foe

NSF CAREER Award winner Gregory Ditzler is making sure machine learning technologies like autonomous vehicles and facial recognition stay secure.
Salter Lab

Engineers Gain Hands-On Experience in New Medical Device Design Lab

The Peter and Nancy Salter Medical Device Design Lab provides engineering students with a space to design, build and experiment unlike anywhere else on campus.
Students in solar-powered go-karts get ready at the starting line of a race.

Get Set for 2020 Racing the Sun Go-Kart Competition

This SARSEF event, supported by the University of Arizona College of Engineering and its industry partner Caterpillar, empowers high school students to pursue higher education and careers in STEM.
Alyssa Hom and Shandi Spencer

Employers Seek Out Top Engineering Talent at 2020 iExpo

Record numbers of students attend Arizona’s largest student-run engineering career fair. Many walk away with job possibilities.
A photo shot from above of a man at the top of a ladder next to a large white airplane, which says "Langley Research Center" on the side.

Probing the Hazy Mysteries of Marine Clouds

Engineer Armin Sorooshian is leading a $30M NASA mission to help climate and weather modelers better understand how aerosol particles and meteorological processes affect cloud properties.
Alex Craig and Jesse Little standing next to a hypersonic wind tunnel, a horizontal metal tube about the circumference of a large tree.

$1.7M in Department of Defense Funding Enhances UArizona's National Aerodynamics Reputation

Aerospace and mechanical engineers will use elevated wind tunnel capacity to expand experiments on vehicles traveling at the speed of sound -- and much faster.
Professor Erin Ratcliff in her lab

Scientists Study Sweat, the Small Stuff

A multidisciplinary team of researchers is developing new methods to collect and analyze sweat for clues about how the body is functioning.