The University of Arizona Logo

Faculty News - March 2023

Team members pose in a room with a glass wall and whiteboard

Protection for the ‘Internet of Things’ Fueled by Arizona Innovation Has Arrived

Engineering startup launches its second product.
A small crowd of people in a large room with scientific poster displays

Symposium Lends to Launch of UA Cancer Engineering Initiative

Internationally renowned researchers exchange ideas around prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
the large group of awardees stands together indoors

College Celebrates Engineering Patents

The second annual Patent Medallion Luncheon recognized 17 engineering faculty for 24 inventions.
Wolfgang Fink holds a schematic of an eyeball

International Achievement Award Highlights Decades of Optical Mastery

Wolfgang Fink holds commonalities with the award’s namesakes, who were leaders in establishing the UA as an optics powerhouse.
Ricardo Valerdi addresses a group of children in baseball caps outdoors

For Student Success, Science of Sport Hits a Home Run

The program has benefited nearly 500,000 elementary and middle school youth since 2012.
artist's impression of the breadcrumb scenario, autonomous rovers can be seen exploring a lava tube after being deployed by a mother rover that remains at the entrance to maintain contact with an orbiter or a blimp

Hansel and Gretel's Breadcrumb Trick Inspires Robotic Exploration of Caves on Mars and Beyond

University of Arizona engineers have developed a system that allows autonomous vehicles to scout out underground habitats for astronauts.