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Visit the College of Engineering website for updates and guidance from the University of Arizona on the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

January 2021

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UArizona Researchers Develop Smartphone-Based COVID-19 Test

The new test uses a smartphone microscope and could deliver results in about 10 minutes.
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Startup Licenses Sustainability Technology for Mining Industry

Auxilium Technologies has brought together multiple inventions from UA mining and geological engineers that improve the output of mines while reducing their environmental impact.
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Arizona Online Leaps into the Top 10 in US News & World Report Rankings

Arizona Online rose to No. 7 overall and No. 6 among public universities in the 2021 Best Online Bachelor's Programs rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
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Women in Engineering Lead Campus

Betsy Cantwell and Liesl Folks help guide the university through a difficult year and look ahead to the college’s growth.
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CAREER Awardee Investigates Quantum’s ‘Sweet Spot’

Electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Boulat Bash applies quantum methods to super-secret sensing and communication.
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College Recognizes Fall 2020 Outstanding Students

A group of seniors and graduate students were recognized at the College of Engineering's virtual convocation ceremonies.