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Materials Science & Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Materials Science and Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of MSE, please visit the department website.

Materials Science & Engineering News

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UArizona Receives $4M in Federal Grants to Support Underrepresented Students

Three grants from the U.S. Department of Education's TRIO Programs will help first-generation students, students from low-income households and students with disabilities pursue STEM majors, earn bachelor's degrees and become teachers.
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UA Makes Major Leap in US News & World Report Rankings

The UA is ranked No. 97 overall – up 20 spots from last year's ranking – and No. 40 among public universities. It is the university's first appearance in the top 100 since 2009 and its overall score of 61 marks an all-time high for UA in these rankings.
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UArizona Collaborates on $115M Effort to Build Quantum Computer

Three College of Engineering researchers are involved in the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center, which is part of a $625 million federal program to foster quantum innovation in the United States.
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University of Arizona Awarded $26M to Architect the Quantum Internet

The University of Arizona will lead a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, called the Center for Quantum Networks, with core partners Harvard, MIT and Yale.

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