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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

Zheshen Zhang in his lab

UArizona Engineer Awarded $5M to Build Quantum-Powered Navigation Tools

Funded by the NSF Convergence Accelerator Program, the Quantum Sensors project aims to make space and terrestrial navigation far more sensitive, accurate and affordable.
A group of a dozen people wearing white construction hats hold shovels that are placed into a square of dirt.

Construction Begins on UArizona's New Applied Research Building

The new building at the southeast corner of East Helen Street and North Highland Avenue will connect researchers across four colleges and eight departments.
image of a plate-like structure on a space-y galaxy background. There is a hole in the middle of the structure, which is emitting a ray of light both up and down.

Researchers Trace Dust Grain's Journey Through Newborn Solar System

Combining atomic-scale sample analysis and models simulating likely conditions in the nascent solar system, a new study reveals clues about the origin of crystals that formed more than 4.5 billion years ago.
Dylon Taylor

Alumnus Endows $1M Chair in Materials Science and Engineering

College of Engineering graduate Dylan Taylor is funding the Patrick R. Taylor Endowed Department Leadership Chair to honor his father, a renowned expert in metallurgy, materials science and thermal plasma technology.

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