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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

Erin Ratcliff

Researchers Demonstrate New Ways to Design Better Organic Bioelectronics

Erin Ratcliff’s experiments with organic polymers boost prospects for developing more sensitive wearable and implantable bioelectronics that can record, regulate and repair what ails us.
Solar-powered desalination bus

UA Leads STEM Traineeship to Address Needs of Navajo Nation

With funding from the National Science Foundation, a five-year, $3 million research traineeship will give UA graduate students the tools to address food, energy and water challenges in the Navajo Nation.
Blocking absorption of oxybenzone by skin

UA-Invented Sunscreen Licensed to Leading Aloe Vera Supplier

Professor Douglas Loy and graduate student Stephanie Tolbert develop their research and bring it to the world through commercialization.

College Announces Spring 2017 Outstanding Seniors and Graduate Teaching Assistants

The UA College of Engineering honored outstanding seniors and graduate teaching assistants for the spring 2017 semester at a commencement luncheon May 3.

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